Principal – School Leader
Principal – School Leader
Head of the School- Duties, Powers and Responsibilities–CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws CHAPTER-VI (Section 23)
“Head of Institution” means the Principal/Headmaster of Senior Secondary or Secondary School affiliated with the Board or a Middle School approved by the Board.
CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws is the main document for the CBSE affiliated school. In chapter VI CBSE Affiliation Bye- Laws “Duties, Powers and Responsibilities” of the school head has been mentioned clearly. Basically, CBSE Affiliation Bye-Laws mentioned 26 “Duties, Powers and Responsibilities” for the school head. These are following:-
i) Head of the School/Principal will be the ex-officio. Honorary Secretary of the School Managing Committee
ii) Will function as, the Head of the office of the school under his charge and carry out all administrative duties required of a head of office.
iii) Be the drawing and disbursing officer for the employees of the school except that in the case of an unaided school, he may perform only such function, as drawing and disbursing officer as may be specified in the instructions issued by the Society.
iv) Be responsible for the proper maintenance of accounts of the school, school records, service books of teachers, and such other registers, returns and statistics as may be specified by the Society/Board.
v) Handle official correspondence relating to the school and furnish, within the specified dates, the returns and information required by the State Government/Board.
vi) Make all payments (including salaries and allowances of teachers and other non-teaching staff) in time and according to the instructions governing such payment.
vii) Ensure that the tuition fees, as levied, are realized and appropriately accounted for and duly appropriated for the purpose for which they were levied.
viii) Make purchases of stores and other materials required for the school in accordance with the rules governing such purchases and enter all such stores in stock register and shall scrutinize the bills and make payments.
ix) Conduct physical verification of school property and stock at least once a year and ensure the maintenance of stock registers neatly and accurately.
x) Be responsible for proper utilization of the Pupils Fund.
xi) Make satisfactory arrangements for the supply of good drinking water and provide other facilities for the pupils and ensure that the school building, its fixtures and furniture, office equipment, lavatories, play grounds, school garden and other properties are properly and carefully maintained.
xii) Supervise, guide and control the work of the teaching and non-teaching staff of the school.
xiii) Be in charge of admission in the school, preparation of school timetable, allocation of duties and teaching load to the teachers, and shall provide necessary facilities to the teachers in the discharge of their duties and conduct of school examination in accordance with the instructions issued by the Government /Board from time to time; and he shall discharge these duties in consultation with his colleagues.
xiv) Plan the year’s academic work in advance in consultation with his colleagues and hold staff meeting at least once a month, review the work done during the month and assess the progress of the pupils.
xv) Help and guide the teachers to promote their professional growth and actively encourage their participation in courses designed for in service education.
xvi) Promote the initiative of the teachers for self-improvement and encourage them to undertake experiments which are educationally sound.
xvii) Supervise class room teaching and secure co-operation and coordination amongst teachers of the same subject areas as well as inter subject coordination.
xviii) Arrange for special remedial teaching of the children belonging to the weaker sections of the community also of other children who need such remedial teaching.
xix) Arrange for informal and non-class room teaching.
xx) Plan and specify a regular time-table for the scrutiny of pupils written work and home assignment and ensure that the assessment and corrections are carried out timely and effectively.
xxi) Make necessary arrangement for organising special instructions for the pupils according to their needs.
xxii) Organise and coordinate various co-curricular activities through the house system or in such other effective ways as he may think fit .
xxiii) Develop and organise the library resources and reading facilities in the school and ensure that the pupils and teachers have access to and use of books and journals of established value and usefulness.
xxiv) Send regularly the progress reports of the students to their parents or guardians.
xxv) Promote the physical well being of the pupil, ensure high standard of cleanliness and health habits, and arrange periodical medical examinations of the students and send medical reports to parents or guardians.
xxvi) Devote at least twelve periods in a week to teaching of the pupils.
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Duties and Responsibilities of a School Teacher
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery…….Mark Van Doren
The teachers’ entire personality is a reflection on the minds of the students. If the teacher is honest, leads a balanced and disciplined life, the children adopt these virtues as an ideal conduct unconsciously.
Duties of Teacher in—————–
Other Essential Duties
Non Academic Responsibility
(1) Kindly avoid carrying mobile phone in the classroom. Keep your mobile at safe place. School will not be responsible for lose/steal/damage of mobile
(2) Please avoid notebook correction in the classroom. It is strictly prohibited; however you may check/review given class work for a while (according to teacher need)
(3) Teacher will send only one student at a time for washroom/drinking water/other task (along with out pass)
(4) Teacher will join assembly on daily basis.
(5) Kindly keep your stationary or articles/belongings at safe place.
Duties of School Time Table-In charge
The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery…….Mark Van Doren
|Teacher||In charge School Time Table||Principal|
The teacher can become the instrument and medium for the birth of a new world, a new life and a new human being. Teacher is responsible and accountable for the fate of generation of a nation. Teacher must be a motivator; an observer, a cultivator, a catalyst and a facilitator at the most to make students awaken, realize and actualize their potentialities. Henry Von Dyke rightly stated about teacher, “I sing the praise of the unknown teacher, king of himself and the leader of the mankind”. If the teachers are well educated and if they are intellectually alive and take keen interest in their job, then only, success is ensured. But, if they are not well trained in educational field and if they cannot give their heart to their profession, the system is destined to fail. Teaching is purely a noble profession. While talking to quality of a teacher Swami Vivekanand states that the true teacher is he who can immediately come down to the level of student, transfer his soul to the student’s soul and see through and understand through his mind. Such a teacher can really teach and none else.
Teacher is a role model. Role models are people who set good examples by the words, they speak and by the actions they speak. The teachers’ entire personality is a reflection on the minds of the students. If the teacher is honest, leads a balanced and disciplined life, the children adopt these virtues as an ideal conduct unconsciously.
School time table is architecture of an institution. Each and every minute of school should be used for holistic development of child. Time is precious. Time table in charge (teacher) is commanding officer of the school. S/he has enormous task to perform on daily basis. Usually, time table in charge performs all necessary duties which each teacher performs on daily basis. It is an additional duty for a teacher in different countries.
Time table in charge ensures proper time table for each and every teacher. S/he discusses present situation with the school head/principal. S/he works on school principles and guidelines. S/he reports directly to the academic coordinator/vice-principal/principal. She is ready to follow principal guidelines properly and accurately while distributing periods for each and every teacher. S/he is a meticulous personality.
Characteristic of Time-Table In charge
Duties of Time-Table In charge
Preparing school time table -coordination with principal
School time table should me designed concretely, accurately and rationally. Time table in charge discusses each and every thing with Principal (a) Subject distribution according to subject specialization and school need (b) Teacher’s teaching period
Prepare teacher time table coordination with principal
Time table in charge prepares time table for each and every teacher. It avoids clash among other teachers. Teacher keeps his/her own time-table. It helps teacher to reach classroom on time.
Update time table according to the school need
Time table in charge keeps school time table updating time to time. It may be possible that some teacher has left the school in a short notice/will be absent from school for 10-15 days/ recruiting of new teacher/sickness of other teacher etc. Time table in charge immediately reports to the higher authority. Time table in charge updates teacher times tables/adjust time table times of these cases with immediate effect so that students study should not hamper.
Ensure that timing bell rings (Period wise) on time
Time table in charges ensures that bell machine works properly. It helps teacher to reach different classes/exchange classes from one class to another. It may be possible that machine stops working/technical problems start in bell machine or something else.
Inform teacher well in advanced regarding some changes in time table
Time table in charge should modify teachers’ time table well in advance in the time of school need. Two issues should be handled smartly (i) modification in time table (ii) inform well in advance to the next teacher to avoid great academic loss of student
Ensure that no class should go vacant without teacher
A teacher may be absent from school on emergency basis/may have taken advanced leave from higher authority/may be more than one teacher absent from school for various reason. Time table in charge assigns substitution/proxy duty to other available teacher in the school. It may be possible that substitution teacher forget to reach classroom on time since it is not his/her regular period. TT in charge should develop mechanism to remind the teacher to reach classroom on time.
Report to principal regarding any discrepancy in time –table
TT in charge should develop a good rapport with the principal to avoid clash among other teacher. S/he should immediately report to the principal, if s/he finds any discrepancy in time table/teacher’s reporting/teacher does not listen IC (TT)/teacher does not reach classroom on time/left the class before the time etc.
Time is precious. Making time table in school and ensuring punctuality among teacher are two core issues for providing quality education for each and every one in the school. It is prime concern of time table in charge to prepare a concrete time table for the school. A good school time table is an assurance for providing quality education to one and all. An alert and punctual time table in charge can make it possible.