Non Government Schools Registration BoardThe Non-government Schools Registration Board is an independent statutory body whose composition, functions and powers are defined under sections 229, 230 and 231 of the Education Act 2016.

The Board is responsible for the registration of non‐government schools in Tasmania with specific Standards to be met set out under the Education Regulations 2017. These Standards are outlined here.

 

 

Expression of Interest – Chair, Schools Registration Board Advertised Mercury, Examiner & Advocate Saturday, 28 March 2020

The Minister for Education and Training is seeking expressions of interest from individuals who wish to be considered for appointment to the position of Chair of the Non-government Schools Registration Board.

The Registration Board is an independent statutory body with its composition and powers defined under legislation. Its primary function is to assess and determine applications for the registration of new non‑government schools, and the renewal of registration of existing non-government schools.

Desirable requirements include demonstrated knowledge and skills in at least one of the following: education, corporate governance, law or financial management.

As the Chair is responsible for the governance and oversight of the Board, experience in corporate governance or other board experience would be highly favourable.

How to Apply

An Expression of Interest that includes your curriculum vitae, qualifications and a statement detailing your demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience in at least one of the following: education, corporate governance, law or financial management should be forwarded to registrar@oer.tas.gov.au. Names and contact details of two referees should also be included.

Expressions of interest close on Friday, 10 April 2020.

Role Statement is available here  or can be obtained by contacting Jacinta Pennicott on 6165 6450 or via email registrar@oer.tas.gov.au.

Enquiries may be made to Katharine O’Donnell, Education Registrar on (03) 6165 6450.

 

 

Fee Schedule   for Registration of Schools (including a System of Schools)

Its primary function is to make decisions on applications for the registration of new non-government schools, and the renewal of registration of existing schools.

The Board is supported by the Registrar, Education and her Office. The Registrar manages the day to-day operations and manages the operational aspects of the regulatory process. Reviews are undertaken by Registration Officers with educational qualifications. A report is then provided to the Registrar who then provides advice to the Board in relation to the school’s compliance with the Standards, and the Board will then make a decision on the registration of the School.

The Board meets on a regular basis to consider matters relating to the registration of non government schools.