Red Hill Kindergarten - Quality Early Childhood Education - Red Hill Brisbane
Red Hill Kindergarten - Quality Early Childhood Education - Red Hill Brisbane

Parent Management Committee

Red Hill Kindergarten is managed by a committee of parents (Management Committee) elected each year at the Annual General Meeting held in February. Being part of the Management Committee also gives you the opportunity to form friendships and have fun.

The responsibilities of the Management Committee are:

  • Employing staff in accordance with award provisions;
  • Ensuring that the Kindergarten conforms to the standards established by Lady Gowrie Qld, which is necessary for government funding;
  • Making decisions on behalf of the parent body with regard to the general running of the Kindergarten.
RolesResponsibilities
PresidentProvides leadership and is a motivator to the committee, parents and staff of the centre
Liaises with Lady Gowrie Qld and other organisations and agencies
Acts as a chairperson at meetings
Delegates responsibilities
Vice PresidentSupports the role of the president and adopts the president’s role in her/his absence
SecretaryRecords and distributes meeting minutes
TreasurerResponsible for maintaining accounting records and preparing financial statements
Presents a detailed, written income and expenditure statement at every committee meeting
Prepares and monitors the budget in consultation with other committee members
Grants OfficerPrepares applications for grants
PR Officer & Newsletter EditorLiaises with Committee and the Executive Director regarding upcoming events and drafts a brief
Regular newsletter (per term) which is distributed via the pockets and email
Workplace Health & Safety OfficerA check list is completed on site regularly to ensure the centre is compliant with WHS requirements
Liaising with staff regarding WHS related concerns ensuring they are aware of their obligations
Fundraising/Fair Co-ordinatorHeads Fundraising Sub-committee that organises the Red Hill Fair
Class Representatives – one per classArranges morning teas etc
Liaises with the Committee
Garners support for the fair
Communicates information
Assists with art union ticketing
Represents the class on the committee
Ensures new parents are welcomed to the group
Compiles a class contact list.

At Red Hill Kindergarten, we believe Kindergarten is an important year in a child's development and preparation for school.