School Board

Parent Representative Vacancy 2018 – 2021

The School Board of an Independent Public School plays an important role in establishing the school’s strategic direction and monitoring its progress towards agreed performance targets. The Board is governed by its Terms of Reference and members abide by the Code of Conduct. 

We are an active and involved School Board with meetings taking place at the school from 6:00-8:00pm twice per term (see term planner for dates). Working Parties are formed as needed. 

We are seeking a NEW PARENT REPRESENTATIVE to complement our current Board members’ skills in education and management. Desirable skills include, but are not limited to, communications, public relations, marketing, finance, and community relations. 

This is a great opportunity to become involved in your child/ren’s school, working to provide better outcomes for the students whilst engaging with the community. 

If you would like to be considered for this role, please email an expression of interest to the Board Chair, Mr Josh Penstone via the board email, including the following information: 

  • Reason/s for nominating 
  • Links to Marri Grove Primary School and the Byford community 
  • Any relevant professional and/or committee experience (not essential) 

Please submit your expression of interest to mgpsboard@gmail.com by Friday 31st August, 2018. 

The Board will consider nominations at a meeting on Wednesday September 5th, 2018 and the Board Chair will advise nominees of the outcome by Friday 7th September, 2018. 

Further information about the expression of interest contact the Chair, Mr Josh Penstone at the above email address or the school Principal, Mrs Rachel Dowling on 9525 1199. 

Download a copy fo the Expression of Interest details

School Board open meeting notification