Amberley O.S.H.C.

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10.2 Role and Composition of Management Committee

Amberley OSHC Management Committee defines clearly in writing its own role and communicates with the Approved Provider, parents, the community, educators and other stakeholders to ensure that the Management Committee effectively fulfils its role.

Relevant Laws and other Provisions

The laws and other provisions affecting this policy include:

  • See your Service’s ‘Constitution’ or ‘Rules’ or ‘Memorandum and Articles of Association’ or equivalent for limitations and role of Management Committee or other governing body
  • Associations Incorporation Act, 1981, (Qld) or Corporations Act, 2001 may apply (eg directors’ duties) to your management committee or board or other governing body. Take expert advice if you are unsure of this.
  • Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000 and Regulations 2011
  • Family and Child Commission Act 2014
  • NQS Area 7.1.1, 7.1.5; 7.3;
  • Policies: 3 – Recruitment and Employment of Educators, 8.6 – Employee and Volunteer Grievance, 8.8 – Performance Monitoring, Review and Management, 9.5 – Complaints Handling, 10.1 – Quality Compliance Policy, 10.3 – Budgeting and Planning, 10.11 – Management Code of Conduct, 10.17 – Strategic Planning.

Procedures

The Management Committee has a written Role Statement and Code of Conduct which will be made available to all interested persons associated with Amberley OSHC.

In addition to anything else provided in the Role Statement from time to time, the Management Committee is responsible to ensure that:

  • The philosophy and goals of Amberley OSHC are developed and update as appropriate;
  • Amberley OSHC philosophy and goals are available to all through the Family Handbook, the Educator Handbook and other publications of Amberley OSHC;
  • The performance of the Nominated/Certified Supervisor is monitored and reviewed; (see also Policy 8.8)
  • The budgeting and planning process for Amberley OSHC is approved and monitored; (see also Policy 10.3)
  • They are available to be contacted by families and/or employees regarding grievances and/or complaints

Amberley OSHC regularly publicises details of the role, operation and composition of the Management Committee and the right of parents and community members to stand for election/appointment to the Management Committee.

The Management Committee is responsible to monitor the Nominated/Certified Supervisor and other employees in implementing these policies and procedures.

The Management Committee also evaluates its own performance of its role at least on an annual basis.

Reviewed 27 April 2015, Updated 12 May 2015


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