School Council in Key Stage 2 will be visiting the Houses of Parliament this term to see how parliament sessions work.

The Federation of St Joseph’s Junior, Infant and Nursery Schools has one Head Boy, one Head Girl and a Deputy. They have to go through a rigorous procedure to be appointed which includes preparing a speech for a large audience, a round of peer voting and interviews with the Headteacher and Chair of Governors as well as the school council. They work with the Headteacher to market and improve the school. The Job Description and Person Specification are below.

Head Boy /Girl Job Description

Main purposes of the job
  • To support the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team in promoting and representing the school
Main responsibilities and tasks
  • Promote the school ethos and values at all times
  • Represent the school at certain events
  • Make speeches promoting the school
  • Show visitors round
  • Meet with school council
  • Work with team captains
  • Be excellent role models for other children at all times

Head Boy /Girl Person Specification

  • Experience of being an excellent role model for others
  • Experience of talking to others confidently /or giving speeches
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Has an understanding of the school motto and creed and can explain these to others
  • Can discuss the values that are important within our school
  • Understands right from wrong and follows and promotes our school behaviour policy
  • Ability to communicate to large groups confidently
  • Ability to recognise and respond to others’ achievements