Provisionally Registered Teachers Policy

Providence Christian College will encourage and assist Provisionally Registered Teachers to attain full registration within the individual teacher’s first registration period. (3 years)  Provisional registration is given to graduate teachers and those returning to the profession who have not yet had the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to meet professional standards. Providence Christian College will support PRTs…

Professional Development Policy

Rationale: Providence Christian College accepts that focussed and needs-driven professional development programs provide optimum opportunities for professional growth, enhanced diversity, and improved student learning.  Aims: To provide opportunity for staff to develop and grow in their understanding of faith-based education in a Christian environment. To provide opportunity for all staff, both teaching and non-teaching, to…

Pregnancy and Parenting Policy

Providence Christian College views each individual as a unique, God-created being. Providence Christian College’s Core Values require every member of the community to “Love Unconditionally” and “Live in Relationship.” As we continue to form young men and women through Christian education, each teacher in our school should take an active part in teaching the virtue…

Physical Restraint Policy

1:1 RATIONALE: Physical Restraint should be limited to emergency situations and used only in the last resort.  It enables teachers and other members of staff in the College, authorised by the Principal, to use such force as is reasonable in the circumstances, to prevent a pupil from: Committing an offence Causing personal injury to, or…

Pastoral Care Policy

Providence Christian College will provide all students with appropriate pastoral care in accordance with our Christian calling. Structure: This matrix of Pastoral Oversight is designed to ensure that no student requiring Pastoral support escapes our attention. Principal: Overall oversight and accountability of Pastoral Care rests with the Principal of the College. Heads-of-School: Responsibility for Pastoral…

Paper Only When Necessary Policy

Because we believe that we are responsible before God to be good stewards of the resources that are provided for Providence Christian College we recognize that we should avoid waste whenever possible. In particular, recent advances in technology make it possible to minimise the use of paper (and printing) in certain instances and so reduce…

Occupational Health and Safety Policy

RATIONALE Providence Christian College (‘The College’) is committed to providing a workplace that is safe, caring, and healthy under the Occupational Safety and Health Act (WA) 1984 (‘the OSH Act’), and minimising hazards for all our staff, students, parents, caregivers, community members, contractors, volunteers, and other persons who are legally present on the College premises.…

Medication Policy

INTRODUCTION This policy outlines the College’s policy in relation to the issuing of medication and provision for students with known medical conditions. RATIONALE The College accepts a duty of care responsibility exists in relation to students attending the College who have a diagnosed medical condition and requires that parents when enrolling their children, declare such…

Long Service Leave Policy

Background This policy has been put in place to reflect the Providence Christian College Board decision of the 30th August 2004 to change the conditions of Clause 11 (a) (Long Service Leave) of the Independent Schools Teachers Award 1976 from “A teacher who has completed ten (10) years continuous service with an employer shall be entitled…