We have another vacancy for a parent representative on the Connells Point Public School Council starting immediately.
Candidate Submission (doc 28 KB)
Nomination Form (pdf 32 KB)
School Council plays an important role in partnering with the Executive and Teaching Staff of our school together with the P&C Association in seeking to continually improve the education of our young people
The School Council comprises the Principal, 3 school staff representatives, 3 parent representatives, a community representative and the President of the P&C.
The role of the School Council is primarily concerned with determination of school policy. This includes such things as determining the aim and educational goals of the school, identifying local educational needs and priorities, assessing the school's financial needs, establishing policies for community use of school facilities, assessing the needs of the school from time to time in areas such as buildings, grounds, facilities, school transport, starting/finishing times and matters which could affect neighbouring schools.
The Council meets a minimum of five times throughout the course of the school year.
Any parent, guardian or person who has actual custody of a student currently enrolled at Connells Point Public School is eligible to be nominated for parent representative.
Procedure for Parent Nomination
Nominations are to be submitted by Friday 27th November, in writing on the form provided and placed in the box in the school office, or by email to Janet Angus, President School Council, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each nominee must be PROPOSED and SECONDED by a parent, guardian or person who has actual custody of a student currently enrolled at Connells Point Public School.
The nominee must sign the nomination form indicating a willingness to accept the nomination.
Procedure for Election of Parent Representative (if required)
If more than one person is nominated, the Principal will ensure that an election is conducted so that all members of the parent/guardian community have a reasonable opportunity to vote for their representative.
The election will take place within ten school days of the closure of nominations. All votes are to be in writing by a parent, guardian or person who has actual custody of a student currently enrolled at Connells Point Public School.
Votes are to be placed in a sealed election box at Connells Point Public School.
Votes are counted by an Executive Member of the School Council (Principal, President of School Council, or Secretary of School Council) and the President of P&C.
Names of successful candidates will be published in the school newsletter.