Queens High Preschool Trust<br />Policies and Procedures<br />
Queens High Preschool Trust<br />The trust is responsible for creating and reviewing all policies to ensure effective governance of the Queens High Preschool. Policies will be regularly reviewed including consultation with the community on a three year rotation but can be reviewed at any time if required.<br />The philosophy and policies will determine our strategic plan which determines are annual budget<br />The supervisor will develop in conjunction with the staff procedures to ensure the effective management of the pre school. The supervisor will be report to the Trust when procedures are created, changed or in some cases executed. <br />
Queens High Preschool Philosophy<br />Queens High Preschool Policies <br />Queens High Preschool Strategic Plan <br />Queens High Preschool Procedures <br />
The buildings and playgrounds play an important part in our children’s learning and development. The Queens High Preschool Trust recognises this and will provide high quality buildings and playgrounds, ensure the maintenance and cleaning is of the highest standard and budget money annually
Unbudgeted spending over $250 needs to be passed by chair or finance committee
The Supervisor and assistant supervisor has authority to purchase items as per the approved budget.
Any capital or equipment purchases over $500 with a useful life of greater than one year needs to be capitalised or depreciated</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Procedures</li></ul>Statements of Philosophy<br />Mission Statements/Vision<br />Conflict of Interest<br />Consultation<br /><ul><li>Rationale
Effective governance is critical to the success of the Queens High Preschool. The Trust provides the checks and balances to ensure the highest quality educational programme.
The Trust will follow the rules of the constitution at all times, any changes to the constitution can only be achieved through the AGM or a SGM.
The Trust will review the Statement of Philosophy annually prior to the AGM.
The trust will consult with the community on a range of issues to ensure that its members are happy with the services they are receiving and identify the next step for the preschool.
The Trust will prioritise places for the staff and students of Queens High School, siblings and then to first time enrolments.
The Trust will be responsible for creating a 1-3 year strategic plan</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Procedures</li></ul>Staff appointments<br />House rules<br />Complaints<br />Staff Appraisal<br />Smokefree<br />Teachers Philosophy<br /><ul><li>Rationale
The people that work with our children are the most important asset. We are committed to the teacher registration process and recognise that quality teaching requires support for its teachers and management. The Trust also is firmly committed to the elimination of unlawful discrimination and to a policy of equal opportunity in the provision of education and employment.
Children will experience a planned curriculum that builds on their experiences, knowledge, skills, attitudes, needs, interests and views of the world. Children will be given opportunities to learn and develop to their potential.
The Supervisor will provide a monthly report to the board on the educational goals set by the teachers, the successes of our children and areas that need development.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Procedures</li></ul>Administration of Medicines<br />Biting <br />Care of Animals<br />Child Protection<br />Pandemic<br />Earthquake<br />Emergency<br />Evacuation<br />Fitness<br />Food<br />Health Safety and Environment<br />Missing Child<br />Outings/RAMS<br />Nappy/Toileting<br />Protective Disclosure<br />Sleep<br />Snow<br /><ul><li>Rationale
To comply with the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 and the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2002
The physical, emotional and mental safety of the children while in the care of the queens high preschool is paramount. The committee will work with the management and staff to ensure procedures are in place to protect our children at all times.
The Management and staff will implement the associated procedures to ensure that the children are safe at all times.
When the management and staff review or make changes to a procedure the management will report the changes to the committee and the reasons for the changes.
In the event of an emergency procedure being put into effect (5,6,7,8,12,15) the management will report back to the committee on the effectiveness of the procedure
The Trust will sign off the monthly incident report and track common incidents.
The trust will do all in its power to make the Queens High Pre School an emotionally and physical safe place for its staff and to seek support for any staff member who may need it.
The Trust appoints the supervisor to oversee and sign off RAMS forms for all routine type visits. Any visits which have identified greater than normal risks will be signed off by the Trust (eg Over night stay off site)</li>