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Student Leadership Positions
All applications for Student Leaders –
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Head Girl Deputy Head Girl – academic leader Arts Leader Cultural Leader Special Character Leader Sports Leader House Leaders Deputy House Leaders

All applications must be made in writing by Wednesday, 9 November. All students in Year 12 are eligible to apply for these positions. Job descriptions for all these positions are posted below. You are asked to write a letter of application clearly stating which position(s) you wish to apply for. You may apply for more than one position. Letters of application should be handed in to the school office. In your letter, say why you would like the position, the strengths you would bring to the position and outline what contribution you have already made to the school. You are not expected to provide a full C.V. (A one page letter should be sufficient.

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JOB DESCRIPTION HEAD GIRL
The position of Head Girl at Sacred Heart Girls’ College entails the following:A. Personal Qualities: The Head Girl should be a committed Catholic so as to lead the student body by example. She should be active in her parish. A supporting letter from the Parish Priest is required. She should be able to relate well with a wide variety of people and have ability to organize her time to fit in academic, social, sporting and other interests. PR Duties: Welcoming quests in formal situations like assemblies, powhiri and public functions. This also includes “thank you” speeches and the traditional role at Prizegiving. Chairperson of School Council meeting: The Head Girl should be able to be a motivating factor in School Council. Enthusiasm for special projects and good organization are essential. Role model and our image in the Community: The Head Girl should be able to present a good image of our school in functions she performs outside the school and she should be someone who is a very good role model to her peers and to the junior school. Initiative and commitment in general school affairs: The Head Girl should be able to motivate people and have innovative ideas. She must be able to give a considerable amount of her time to the planning of events and to organizing other people. She must be able to delegate tasks and able to relate well to other people and ensure wide participation by Year 13 in the organization of school activities. She oversees the running of Year 13 Committees such as the Graduation Ball Committee. Personal competence in a wide variety of activities: The Head Girl should have been involved in a range of activities, both sporting and cultural, in her previous school years.

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JOB DESCRIPTION DEPUTY HEAD GIRL
The position of Deputy Head Girl entails the following:A. Personal Qualities: The Deputy Head Girl should lead the student body by example. She should live by Christian ideals but does not have to be a practicing Catholic. She should relate well with a wide variety of people and be able to organize her time well. Academic Role Model: This involves encouraging academic success by leading academic assemblies, encouraging students to develop study plans and set academic goals, as well as promoting academic competitions, examinations and courses. PR Duties: Assist the Head Girl in her duties, attend the Anzac Day service and represent the college as required. School Council: The Deputy Head Girl should participate in Council activities and assist with projects. Role model and our image in the Community: The Deputy Head Girl should be able to present a good image of our school in functions she performs outside the school and she should be someone who is a very good role model to her peers and to the junior school. Initiative and commitment in general school affairs: The Deputy Head Girl should assist the Head Girl and help...
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