Parent Involvement

St. Paul’s Anglican Kindergarten encourages parent and family involvement in all aspects of the program. Parents and carers are welcome to assist with their child’s kindergarten group as part of our stay and play program,  join the Committee of Management or through various social volunteer opportunities.

Stay & Play:

All parents and carers are encouraged to actively participate in our stay and play program. A Working With Children check is required. (Subject to government COVID-19 regulations)

Committee of Management:

Our kindergarten is governed by a committee which is made up of volunteer parents / carers and St. Pauls Anglican Church representatives.

The Management Committee oversees the day-to-day running of the Kindergarten, including finances, personnel, policies and the maintenance of the playgrounds and building.

The committee meets on the third Tuesday of each month during term. 

COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT ROLES

Vice-President

Responsible for the daily operations of the kindergarten. 

Treasurer

Responsible for making sure that the financial affairs of the  kindergarten are conducted in an appropriate manner. 

Secretary

Responsible for the administration of the committee.

Minutes Secretary

Responsible for communications regarding committee meetings.

Enrolments Officer

Liaises with the Boroondara Kindergarten Central Enrolment  Scheme (“BKCES”) to manage the enrolment process for kindergarten families.

Social Committee president

Organises fundraising opportunities and social events for the  kindergarten throughout the year.

Grants Officer

Investigates appropriate grants and submit applications.

IT

Responsible for providing support and advice for St Paul’s  IT issues.

Maintenance

Manages the overall maintenance of the kindergarten including working bees.

MARKETING & SOCIAL MEDIA

Keeps the website updated, maintains the kinder’s Facebook page and uploads regular posts. They also manage communications of the kindergarten.

OH&S

Monitors the OHS Policy requirements, maintains the risk register, completes annual OHS audit checklist and identifies hazards. 

Policy

Updates the kinder’s policies to ensure they reflect national quality principles and national law.

Purchasing Officer

Responsible for all management/ordering and payment of kindergarten uniforms.

social sub-commitee

Social Sub-Committee members assist the Social Committee President with running events and fundraising for the kinder. 

Social Roles

Being a part of the Social Committee involves organising fundraising opportunities and social events for the kindergarten including; the Welcome BBQ, Trivia Night, Bunnings BBQ and Disco. The money raised is used to purchase new equipment and provide upgrades to the kinder facilities.

Class Reps – Each class has a representative who assists to co-ordinate volunteers for kinder events, organises social events for each group and arranges presents for staff.