Mrs Hollie Conlan Chairperson / Parent Representative
Mr Tim O’Farrell Catholic Education Ballarat Representative
Fr James Kerr Parish Priest
Mrs Michelle Haeusler Principal
Mrs Catherine Howison School Leadership
Mr Nathan Lane School Leadership
Ms Emma Webb Secretary
Mr Scott Anderson Parent Representative
Mr David Alderuccio Parent Representative
Mrs Tamara Grey Parent Representative
Mr Alastair Mitton Parent Representative
Mrs Jacky Storer Parent Representative

The School Advisory Council is asked to:

assist with stewardship of the Catholic vision, ethos and culture of the school

  • regularly review the school’s vision and mission
  • offer ongoing advice around the alignment of the school vision with the school’s plans for improvement and growth

provide strategic advice and support to the principal on matters relating to school operations and ongoing improvement

  • participate in the appointment of the principal and staff, as requested
    monitor and offer advice in relation to the school’s budget
  • assist with planning for the present and future operating of the school
  • participate in regular school advisory council formation activities

fairly represent the views and needs of the school community

  • be available to listen to and represent the suggestions and concerns of members of the school community
  • advocate for those in need

assist with promoting the school and Catholic education generally in the local community

  • participate in Catholic Education Week activities
  • assist the school in securing an ongoing viable level of enrolments
  • be the voice of the school in the community

have what is best for the students at the heart of all advice it offers

  • develop, monitor and recommend school policy in line with the school vision
  • monitor growth in student learning
  • advocate for a child safe school environment

DOBCEL School Advisory Council Terms of Reference

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