The purpose of the OSHC Advisory Committee is to assist the Governing Council of Rose Park Primary School by providing recommendations on all aspects of the service.
The OSHC Advisory Committee supports Governing Council in providing a quality and value for money OSHC service for the school community, and ensures compliance with the Education and Care Services National Regulations set out by the National Quality Framework (NQF) for Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services.
Its roles include:
- Supporting Rose Park Primary School Governing Council, principal and OSHC director to ensure the quality of care being offered is in keeping with the values, principles and policies of the school, council, community and the department
- Ensuring that children, families and staff have a voice in the management of the OSHC service
- Assisting Rose Park Primary School Governing Council to comply with the Education and Care Services National Regulations and legal obligations
- Oversight of the development and implementation of the service’s Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) to ensure continuous improvement of the service
- Policy development and review
- Working collaboratively with the OSHC director to develop the OSHC budget, set fees and monitor the finances of the service
- Making recommendations to Rose Park Primary School Governing Council for its endorsement.
- In situations where changing from a Governing Council managed OSHC service to provision by a third party provider is being considered, the OSHC Advisory Committee has a key role in seeking community views and making recommendations to school council.
Rose Park Primary School Governing Council as the approved provider under the NQF holds ultimate responsibility for the employment of staff, management of the service and meeting accountability requirements. The Advisory Committee cannot make decisions or act on behalf of the service without Council approval.