The Pastoral Board is an important Ministry of the church and it relies for its success on effective formation and the development of meaningful relationships among the College and community groups and members.
Ensure Catholic Education is achieved within Parish/Diocesan Pastoral Goals
Pursue the goals of the locally developed Statement of Mission of Catholic Education
Co-ordinate and affirm the shared decision-making process
The role of the College Pastoral Board is viewed as a 'critical friend' model, whereby Board members work as ambassadors of the school and create the environment where they can act as additional eyes and ears to facilitate better communication and understanding within the parent community.
That of a College Advisory Group to provide opportunity for students in terms of pathways and transition into, through and out of the College. Such a group would include political, educational, industry and commercial members and provide a forum to develop networks and relationships that would benefit the College.
Co-responsibility in the Church’s Educational Mission
A ministry of governance through pastoral planning and policy development
Empowering the community by calling forth gifts
Collaborating and consulting with all stakeholder
Visioning and innovating for the future
Co-ordinating shared decision-making
Guiding as a Community of Leaders
Being formed and informed advisors
Develop, document and operate from the Educational mission
Planning – develop policies
Provision and maintenance of educational facilities
Human resources (Advisory)
Constitution and By-Laws
Pre-service and Inservice
Communication within the Parish Community
Human Resources Profile
Planning for the Board’s Internal Life