We are seeking Expressions of Interest from members of the community who would like to join the School Advisory Council for 2024. To qualify for nomination a person must be a parent of a student attending St John the Baptist Parish Primary School.
The School Advisory Council provides a forum for discussion and discernment, where the parent/guardian voice and perspective are available to inform and support the decisions made by the Principal and Parish Priest for the good of School and Parish where the wellbeing and outcomes for students is paramount.
The main duties of the School Advisory Council are to:
Support the Catholic ethos of the school.
Assist in planning for the future development and direction of the school in consultation with the Parish Priest and Principal.
Assist on the setting of priorities through the use of the school's Annual Action Plan and School Improvement Plan.
Assist with the process of School Review which occurs on a four year cycle.
Advise on finance-related matters such as school fees and building/maintenance programs.
Assist on issues such as enrolments, school improvement plans and enrolment trends
Giving advice about the school Master Plan
Assist with activities that promote the school within the parish and the broader community.
The Council meets on a minimum of 6 occasions per year.
Your commitment requires:
Please note that membership on the School Advisory Council ceases once a Council member no longer has children enrolled at the school.
The aim of the SAC is to provide advice to the School Leadership and Parish Priest in order for them to provide the optimum educational and spiritual environment for our children. The Council meets at regular intervals during the school year to discuss and address a range of relevant issues pertaining to the school.
Parents interested in becoming a member of the School Advisory Council are asked to email myself with the following information:
I _________________________________ (full name) am interested in becoming an School Advisory Council member.
Children enrolled at St John the Baptist School (include Grade level):
Contact no. ___________________________________