School Board

School Board

The St Joseph’s School Board is a parent body which supports the Principal.  Responsibilities include:

  • the ongoing development of the Catholic ethos of the school;
  • being consulted in relation to the appointment of a principal;
  • supporting staff, especially the principal, who will have the day-to-day responsibility for maintaining and promoting the Catholic ethos of the school;
  • exercising general oversight of the curriculum, but in accordance with any relevant requirement of Government and Catholic education authorities, and without trespassing upon areas of professional educational judgement;
  • overseeing the prudent financial management of the school, particularly with a view to ensuring access to quality education for future generations, and including planning for the provision of future facilities;
  • providing advice to the principal on any matters referred to it by the principal;
  • developing policies on matters referred to it by the principal.

 

Our School Board members for 2017 are:

Principal:  

Miss Bianca Hodges

Chair:    

Mr Brad Kirkwood (Parent representative)

Secretary:     

Mrs Anne Marshall (Parish representative)

Members:    

Mrs Josephine Comerford (Parent representative)

Mr Philip Whitmore (Parent representative)

Mr Mark Radke (Parent representative)

Father Stephen Hanley (Parish priest)

Mrs Vicki Heggie (Diocesan Board Liaison Officer)