Students at Eimeo Road State School have the opportunity to be a leader in and out of the school setting. There are a number of roles that students are able to aspire to with the emphasis on supporting students and staff in and out of the school setting. The position is considered one where teachers are able to have trust in the leader's ability to perform the role. Student leaders may be asked to perform duties and tasks throughout the year.
Students apply for the position through a process of interviews supported be teachers. A shortlist is compiled by the Executive Leadership Team. These students will then present a speech to the upper school. Voting takes place and the leaders are chosen.
Roles of Leaders
Student Leaders are expected to demonstrate positive behaviour in the school and have high attendance. They will learn skills like public speaking and how to develop a presentation agenda to lead parades and special events. As student leaders they will be expected to represent the school at events, eg. ANZAC Day march.
The leadership positions consist of:
- Two school captains
- Two vice captains
- Two sport captains per house
- Instrumental strings captain
- Instrumental band captain
- Cultural captain
- Student council president
- Student council treasurer
- Student council secretary
There are three Sporting Houses in the school and each House has two leaders to support staff and students. Students apply for the position through a process of interviews supported by teachers. A shortlist is compiled by the Executive Leadership Team and these students will then have the opportunity to present a speech to the students in their house. Voting takes place and the leaders are chosen.
Music and Cultural Captains
Students who are involved in the String and Instrumental Music programs have the opportunity to be nominated by staff regarding their leadership and organisational abilities. These musicians are chosen for their musical ability, reliability and their demonstrated ability to support other students in the music program.