Board of Trustees

WHAT THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES DOES

School trustees have a very important role in making sure every child at the school can reach their highest possible standard in educational achievement. If you want to know more about what trustees do, view here.

Here are some of the things they do:
Work with the Tumuaki and consult with staff, students and the community

Set the educational goals and strategic direction of the school
Monitor progress and inform parents on how the school is progressing against its annual targets and on the development of the students
Decide how the school's funding will be spentSelect the school's principal and support the development of all staff
Ensure the school is a physically and emotionally safe place for all students and staff, and is inclusive of and caters for students with differing needs
Oversee the management of staff, property, finances, curriculum and administration.

WHAT HAS OUR BOARD OF TRUSTEES DONE?

Here are five AMAZING initiatives from our Board of Trustees for 2019:

1. Junior stationery provided!
2. $5 to register for sports!
3. 230 extra laptops and computers!
4. Paying for an extra teacher!
5. Buying 15 iPads for Junior courses!

WHO IS ON THE WAINUIOMATA HIGH SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES?

Lynda Koia (Board of Trustees Chairperson) boardchair@wainuiomatahigh.school.nz

Awhina Vailima, Gabriel Tupou, Keri Coleman, Rebecca George, Annie Roberts, Sisi Tuala-Leafa, Faleono Leala, Timothy Heremaia-Waru (Student Elect), Fiona Waitere (Staff Representative), Janette Melrose (Tumuaki), Hayley Lawrence (Board Secretary).

2019 board of trustee elections

Every three years state and state integrated school communities elect their parent and staff trustees to help govern their schools. Right now boards around the country are preparing to hold their 2019 triennial school board of trustee elections. School trustee elections involve the largest number of candidates and voters of any democratic process in New Zealand. Wainuiomata High School will be holding the triennial election on Friday 07 June 2019, with the new board taking office on Friday 14 June 2019.

If you are interested in being on the Wainuiomata High School Board of Trustees and woudl like more information, please contact the Board Secretary, Hayley Lawrence, on 04-9383224 Ext 7003 or email hayleyl@wainuiomatahigh.school.nz.