We proudly stand for learning, caring for one another and discipline which is based on reciprocal respect. We are a school with an excellent tradition and reputation for student success. We foster high standards of academic and vocational learning; we nurture the abilities of each student; we work with each person to develop meaningful pathways to the future.
Governance of Indooroopilly State High School is overseen by a School Council consisting of eight members. The President of the Parents & Citizens’ Association and the Principal are appointed to the Council, while the two parent, staff and student members are elected representatives. The object of the School Council is to improve student learning outcomes by exercising specified functions for guiding the broad strategic direction of the school.
The current members of the School Council are:
Ms Glennis Gill Chair
Mrs Lois O’Reilly Principal
Mrs Anne Wrigley Parent
Mrs Sigrid Parker Parent
Ms Moneth Montemayor Teacher
Mr Brad Blashak Head of Department, Social Science/HPE
Isaac Stevenson Student
Niamh Shulmeister Student
The Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 provides for the establishment and operation of school councils for state schools with the object of improving learning outcomes.
School Councils will monitor the school’s strategic direction; for example the Council’s role will include:
(a) monitoring the school’s strategic direction
(b) approving plans and policies of the school of a strategic nature
(c) monitoring the implementation of the plans, policies and other documents
(d) advising the school’s Principal about strategic matters.
The Council must perform its functions in a way that achieves the best learning outcomes for the school’s students.
The Council must have regard to the documents listed in Schedule 1 of the School Council Constitution in performing its functions.
The Council may not:
(a) interfere with the management by the school’s Executive Principal of the day-to-day operations of the school and its curriculum; or
(b) make operational decisions about the use of teaching or learning resources at the school; or
(c) make decisions about the individual teaching style used, or to be used, at the school; or
(d) make a decision that is contrary to law or a written policy of the department; or
(e) have control of funds; or
(f) enter into contracts; or
(g) acquire, hold, dispose of or deal with property; or
(h) sue or be sued.
Please click here to see a copy of the Indooroopilly SHS School Council Constitution and Nomination Form.