Selection of School Captains

Selection of School Captains

Selection of School Captains for 2016/2017

This year the procedure for selecting school captains has been changed.

Details of the new arrangements are as follows:

Friday 4 March Assembly for S5/6 outlining new arrangements
Monday 14 March Details on website for pupils
Tuesday 19 April Closing date for letters of application
Wed/Thurs 7/8 June Interviews to select short list
Wk beginning 13 June Speeches to peers followed by staff and pupil vote
Thursday16 June New captains receive badges at prize giving

School Captains – job description

Please read the following, which outlines the qualities and expectations of school captains. We recognise that no-one individual will possess all of these.

The school captains will be outstanding role models for the Carluke High School community, setting the highest standards in all aspects.

Personal qualities: highly motivated, well-presented, well organised, enthusiastic, helpful, willing to get involved, committed, ability to get others on board, persuasive, influential, good listener, good communicator, positive outlook, high level of attendance, wide range of interests, good relationships with staff, creative, thick-skinned,

Expectations: attendance at all school events (including prizegiving), willingness to promote and help organise all school events, meet HT/DHT weekly, links with House teams.

How to apply

A letter of application, which should be no longer than one side of A4, should be handed to the Head Teacher by Tuesday 19 April at the latest.

In this letter you should answer the following:

Please outline your qualities and exemplify these. Please outline how your experiences to date have prepared you for this role.
This could include: contribution to school, involvement in activities within and outwith school.
You may include any additional information which you think is relevant to support your application.

If you have any questions, please speak to Mr Kerr.


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