Policies

 

1. Visitor’s pass must be given to parents/visitors to have access to Teachers and students. No teacher should entertain parent without seeing visitor’s pass.

Persons Responsible:Security Guards

Resources Needed: Office Laminated cards depicting terms “visitor” and “security”

Timeline: 24/03/2014

Monitoring for Implementation: Disciplinary team and Security Guard

2. Have outsiders sign visitors’ time book when entering and leaving school. Visitors’ log should be with security.

Persons Responsible: Security guards

Resources Needed: Office Ruled out Visitors’ Book

Timeline: 26/03/2014

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal

3. Two security guards needed to man either gate.

Persons Responsible: Ministry of Education

Resources Needed: Batons, Handcuffs

Timeline: By end of third term

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal

4. Teachers arriving late to class should be reprimanded

Person Responsible: Principal

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal and Deputies

5. Keep better records of student misbehavior and other incidents that may happen at school.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Resources Needed: Discipline Log books

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Year Level Supervisors


6. Students without proper uniform and a note from parents should not be allowed to enter the compound.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Teachers Manning Gate

7. No child should be accepted into a class after being absent the previous day without a note from parent. Every 3 times being absent without note from parent should constitute a 2 day suspension.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Resources Needed: Registers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Form Teachers

8. Students should be given pass to class whenever late. No student who is late should be allowed to enter class without a pass.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Resources Needed: Passes

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: All Teachers

9. Teachers not adhering to rules of school will be dealt with.

Person Responsible: Principal

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal

10. Late sheet should be prepared for each class. Teachers should be given turns to man gate to take down names of late comers.  Regular checks of lateness should be made.
Persons Responsible: Office

Resources Needed: Ruled out Papers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Deputy Principals


11. Students guilty of not doing homework.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: All Teachers

12. Students

(a) caught stealing,
(b) found with drugs,
(c) in possession of pornographic material and/or
(d) dangerous weapons.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: All Teachers

13. Students returning from suspension should not be allowed to re-enter the school compound without parents.

Persons Responsible: Security Guards, All Teachers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Security Guards, Office,  Form Teachers

14. Security guards should be informed that they should man the gates at all times except when performing their duties. Close gates if not at stations.

Persons Responsible: Principal and Deputies

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal and Deputies

15. Any teacher caught stealing/ in compromising position with students.

Person Responsible: Principal

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal


16. Ensure that no favoritism takes place when dealing with teachers and students alike.

Persons Responsible: H.O.D.’s, Principal, Deputies

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal

17. Establish and maintain close communication with each student’s parents or caregivers, and work hard to garner the parent’s support.

Persons Responsible: Entire Staff

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Entire Staff

18. Use outreach programs to connect/dialogue with parents.

Persons Responsible: Entire Staff

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal

19. Strict adherence to the code of ethics should be maintained.

Persons Responsible: Entire Staff

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal and Deputies

20. Bullying

Persons Responsible: Disciplinary Staff

Resources Needed: Log Book

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Disciplinary Team


21. Recognize deserving teacher/teachers end of term. (criteria to be established)

Persons Responsible: Principal, Deputies

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal, Deputies

22. Students should be rewarded monthly at form level for varying aspects of model behaviour. (criteria to be established)

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Form Teachers

23. Random and more frequent searches should be conducted. A new search team should be selected with the permission to conduct searches (leader selected). Reports of searches should be brought to principal. (revisit the above)

Persons Responsible: Search Team I

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Search Team Leader

24. Have more exciting lessons.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Resources Needed: Plan Books

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: H.O.D’s

25. Teachers model positive behaviour for students both in deportment and discipline;

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: H.O.D’s


26. Supervision roster observed.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Resources Needed: Visible Roster

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Deputies

27. Teachers should ensure that classroom rules are adhered to.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: H.O.D.’s

28. For new school year, remedial curriculum should be set up for each form level.

Persons Responsible: Ministry of Education and H.O.D’s

Timeline: September 2014

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal and Deputies

29. There should be adequate empowerment of staff.

Person Responsible: Principal

Timeline:Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal

30. All deputies should be involved in the instructional process (supervision) and discipline.

Persons Responsible: Deputies

Timeline: September 2014

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal


31. The school organization chart should be prepared which illustrates the relationships among different committees/teams.

Person Responsible: Principal

Timeline: Beginning of Third Term

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal

32. Job description of teachers should be given.

Person Responsible: Principal

Timeline: End of March 2014

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal

33. Teacher upgrade/staff development sessions especially in areas of weakness that are identified. Have at least 1 staff development session a term.

Persons Responsible: Principal, Deputies, H.O.D.’s

Timeline: Third Term 2014

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal, Deputies, H.O.D.’s

34. A school management team must be put in place to regularly deal with issues that occur.

Persons Responsible: Principal, Deputies

Timeline: Third Term 2014

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal, Deputies

35. A mentorship programme where more experienced teachers would be assigned to work/assist less experienced.

Persons Responsible: H.O.D.’s

Timeline: Third Term 2014

Monitoring for Implementation: H.O.D.’s


36. Toilets should be locked and monitored when classes are in session.

Persons Responsible: Security, Selected Teachers

Monitoring for Implementation: Security Guards, Selected Teachers

37. Allow students to bring water to the class.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: All Teachers

38. Eating in class is an offense.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: All Teachers

39. More control should be exercised over anything happening at the school. Teachers in charge must submit reports including expenditures and profits on a weekly basis.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: All Teachers

40. Better organization of staffroom should be employed.

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: All Teachers


41. Defacing of school property should result in a student fine.

42. No student should be allowed by any teacher to enter the staffroom (except if accompanying teacher)

Persons Responsible: All Teachers

Timeline: Immediately

Monitoring for Implementation: All Teachers

43. A meeting should be held immediately to inform PTA and parents about the new disciplinary plans to govern behavior at school.

Persons Responsible: Management Team

Timeline: Beginning of Third Term

Monitoring for Implementation: Principal, Deputies

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