Newsletter 249 - School Development & Improvement Planning 2006-2009 - PART 25
METRO CENTRAL EDUCATION DISTRICT
PROTOCOLS AND PROCEDURES
Code of Good Practice
1 School Principal – Absence (full or part of day) from school
2 School Principal, unless otherwise stated (and not a delegated person) must attend the
3 A weekly newsletter for Circuit 6 has been established issued by the IMG
4 Only principal’s leave form to be submitted to EMDC for IMG Managers
5 Only nominations for extra-ordinary and acting-promotions appointments are referred to the Circuit Manager for recommendation…all others directly to Head Office.
6 Salary sheets/advices, N&S documentation, Adverts to be posted directly to Head Office.
7 Educational excursions for day or part of the day
Excursion and tours for longer than one day…during school term
8 The Principal’s Forum is a voluntary association within the Circuit to facilitate
9 Incidents at school – principals must report to IMG Manager all incidents at school
10 Visitation of District Office Support Staff / Officials to the school. Principal must ensure that the official meets with the school principal first, continue to conduct business and before departure meets with the principal (the purpose of the visit has been clarified and feedback is given to the principal). A visitation register must be maintained.
11 School must maintain a School Internal Quality Management System (SIQMS)
12 Establish e-mail & sms communication (including drop-off) in Circuit
13 Keep register for the earlier pick-up/collect of learners from school – by parent
14 In the event of SAPS having to call at the school to arrest/interview a learner, principals are advised not to interfere with this process, however it is strongly advised that principals “buy some time” make contact with the parents/guardians of the learner first. Make sure you have and confirmed all the identification and other appropriate detail
15 High School only – The principal must submit a written report of the analysis of each subject in the FET band (Grades 10-12) by the end of January 2009. This report must be accompanied with a written request for specific curriculum support
16 Carbon copy (cc) letters to IMG Manager send by principal to