Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Agenda Board Meeting 13 March 2018

Agenda 13 March 2018

Prayer - Michael

Board Training - Computational Thinking - why process thinking is so important.

From the Pews

Special Catholic Character - Assurance - to be taken as read.  Bring any questions or comments.

- Principal's report, - Assurance - will be unpacked at meeting

Curriculum -
Regulation Evaluation - Term 1 RE Self Review 2018 - volunteer to scribe board review during meeting, please.
Emerging Evaluation - In response to board request for update on staff and behaviour after 2017s emerging evaluation - Emerging Review Update - Term 1 2018 - Behaviour

Update: Financial Control and Expenditure on Schooldocs

Property: & Health & Safety

Finance & Grants: - to be taken as read
Motion to be passed: The Annual Report is available to the public on the St Joseph's website

Cultural - not this meeting
Strategy - Not this meeting

NAG 3 Personnel - Teacher Request for leave

Whitestone Kahui Ako Report: February 2018 Minutes

NAG 6 Administration : Accept minutes of previous meeting

Inwards and outwards correspondence

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Agenda 14 February 2018

Prayer - Adrienne

Election of Board Chair

Board Training - There have been some big recent changes that we need to look at:

  • Spirals of Inquiry.  
  • New Zealand Curriculum .  
  • How we are measuring progress and achievement in post National Standards

From the Pews

Special Catholic Character - Assurance - to be taken as read.  Bring any questions or comments.

- Principal's report, - Assurance - will be unpacked at meeting

Curriculum -

Charter & Annual Plan
Policies for regular review to be reviewed at next meeting
Board governance
BOT delegates
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.

Cultural - not this meeting
Strategy - revised review schedule

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;

Inwards and outwards correspondence

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Casual Vacancy

A casual vacancy has occurred on the St Joseph’s board of trustees for an elected parent representative.

The board has resolved under section 105 of the Education Act 1989 to fill the vacancy by selection.
If ten percent or more of eligible voters on the school roll ask the board, within 28 days of this notice being published, to hold a by-election to fill the vacancy, then a by-election will be held.
Any eligible voter who wishes to ask the board to hold a by-election should write to:
 Board of Trustees
 St Joseph’s School
By 23rd February 2018