All Board of Trustees meetings, documentation and reports are open to the public. Each tab represents a board sub-committee where you can see the agenda and minutes of sub-committee meetings. Matters which deal with individuals particularly around employment matters are confidential, dealt with privately "in committee" and not published.
Charter & Annual Plan
Policies for regular review to be reviewed at next meeting
Code of conduct
Property: & Health & Safety - Opus International are visiting to view school with regards to updating the 10 year property plan, 14th February. Motion: No painting carried out in 2017 as per cyclical maintenance plan. Currently reviewing with 10yr maintenance plan.
Finance & Grants: - to be taken as read Budget to be approved and minuted
Motion: The Board authorised the Board Chairperson and Principal to sign the Statement of Responsibility for the 2017 Annual Accounts on the Board's behalf when confirmation is received that the audit has been completed.
Motion: That the Board approves the inclusion of a budget for the 2017 Statement of Financial Position and a budgeted Cash Flow which are derived from the Board's 2017 operating and capital purchases budgets.
NAG 3 Personnel - Principal's appraisal 2017, Request for leave
NAG 6 Administration : Accept minutes of previous meeting Update on board election process.
The Board delegates to the Principal the responsibilities listed below
The day-to-day curriculum and resource management of the school and the achievement of the Government's key achievement areas and requirements as specified in official educational policy documents;
The implementation of any other requirements specified by Act of Parliament, the Secretary of Education, any other permanent head of a Government department and for individual and collective employment contracts;
Approval of any orders for goods and services provided such an order will not exceed the Board approved budget allocation (The NZSTA policy says under $2500 but our policies don't say this) for the expenditure item involved;
Transfers to at-call deposits of amounts less than $5,000 (can't find a policy for us that says an amount) and for periods less than 12 months;
Ordering fixed assets for which the capital expenditure has the prior approval of the Board, or fall within the asset replacement budget;
The appointment of relieving, casual staff and support staff provided such appointment is within the budget allocation for this particular person and provided this delegation is not given to any other staff member;
Communication with parents, officials, representatives of educational organisations and other firms and organisations with whom the Principal deals as part of their curriculum and resource management responsibilities;
Resolution to be Passed:
St Joseph's School Board of Trustees agreed at the Board Meeting of 12 December to apply to New Zealand Community Trust for $6000 towards the salary of our Sports Coordinator. I certify that this is a true and correct record of the resolution passed at the 12th December Board meeting. Signed_______________ Board Chair_________date
On behalf of our BOT I am delighted to welcome Rory Mckeown and Rebecca Meek as our two selected Board of Trustee members. Rebecca and Rory will undertake an introductory training session and will attend our next meeting as full members of our Board. We are fortunate to have a full and committed board who work to support the Principal and staff to ensure that all students at St Josephs school receive the best possible education.