Onewhero Area School


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Student Leadership

Information on Student Leadership positions, applications and appointments are outlined below:

Head Student - Roles and Responsibilities

  • To take an active role in school assemblies and prize-givings
  • To be a positive role model to the student body
  • To consistently wear the school blazer and leadership badge
  • To wear the uniform correctly and with pride
  • To lead/chair the Student Council and attend all meetings
  • To represent our school at Leadership forums and meetings
  • To attend leadership courses and functions upon request
  • To liaise with the local community; including parents, businesses, kaumatua, local marae
  • To represent and promote the school in and outside school hours in a positive light
  • Attendance, assistance and participation in school events
  • To be visible around the school
  • Actively seek the opinions of the entire student body
  • Meet with the Leadership co-ordinator on a regular basis
  • Support school teams/groups at events
  • Help encourage and co-ordinate events such as fundraising initiatives
  • To perform allocated duties upon request
  • To be an approachable, amiable student
  • To set own academic/sporting/cultural goals and work hard to achieve these
  • To maintain standards and responsibilities expected of all students

House Captain - Roles and Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the promotion and advertising of House events
  • To put out daily notices when needed on House events
  • To liaise and work with key teachers in the school to plan these events
  • To plan and run House meetings in an orderly, constructive manner
  • To help co-ordinate, plan, organise House events
  • To liaise closely with Tutor Teachers when organising events
  • To help organise, plan and co-ordinate the school House competition across a year
  • To announce any house notices at weekly assemblies
  • To work with the Sports Coordinator when organising House sporting events
  • To represent and promote the school in and outside school hours in a positive light
  • Attendance, assistance and participation in school house events
  • To be visible around the school
  • Attend meetings and report back to the Student Council on a regular basis
  • Regularly meet with the Leadership co-ordinator on a regular basis
  • Support school teams/groups at house events
  • To help organise lunchtime house activities for the student body
  • To be an approachable, amiable student
  • To set own academic/sporting/cultural goals and work hard to achieve these
  • To maintain standards and responsibilities expected of all students
  • Promote House Spirit

Cultural Captain - Roles and Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the promotion and advertising of cultural events
  • To put out daily notices when needed on cultural events
  • To liaise and work with key teachers in the school who are responsible for cultural events
  • To help co-ordinate, plan, organise cultural events in and outside of the school
  • To organise events such as, Arts Week or Cultural Week
  • To help organise and co-ordinate the use of cultural groups/performances at assemblies and school prizegivings
  • To announce any cultural notices at weekly assemblies
  • To work with the House Leaders when organising House cultural events
  • To represent and promote the school in and outside school hours in a positive light
  • Attendance, assistance and participation in school cultural events
  • To be visible around the school
  • Attend meetings and report back to the Student Council on a regular basis
  • Regularly meet with the Leadership co-ordinator on a regular basis
  • Support school teams/groups at cultural events
  • To help organise lunchtime cultural activities for the student body
  • To be an approachable, amiable student
  • To set own academic/sporting/cultural goals and work hard to achieve these
  • To maintain standards and responsibilities expected of all students

Sports Captain - Roles and Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the promotion and advertising of sporting events
  • To put out daily notices when needed on sporting events
  • To liaise and work with the Sports Co-ordinator
  • To organise Staff vs Student sporting events
  • To attend and be an active member of the Sports Committee
  • To help organise and run the Sports Prizegiving
  • To announce sports results at the weekly assembly
  • To work with the House Leaders when organising House sporting events
  • To represent and promote the school in and outside school hours in a positive light
  • Attendance, assistance and participation in school sporting events
  • To be visible around the school
  • Attend meetings and report back to the Student Council on a regular basis
  • Regularly meet with the Leadership co-ordinator on a regular basis
  • Support school teams/groups at sporting events
  • To help the Sports Co-ordinator organise lunchtime sports
  • To be an approachable, amiable student
  • To set own academic/sporting/cultural goals and work hard to achieve these
  • To maintain standards and responsibilities expected of all students

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