The John Calvin School, Tasmania, is run by the Free Reformed School Association (Tas) Inc. Membership is restricted to communicant members of one of the Free Reformed Churches of Australia.
The Board is the elected, representative executive of the association, which determines major policy and practice in educational, financial and building matters. Its members generally serve three-year terms and are usually eligible for re-election.
The Board reports to the Association at Annual General Meetings and any Special General Meetings, as well as by means of the monthly ‘Calvinist’ newsletter.
The School Principal is responsible to the Board for the day-to-day operation of the School. Where necessary, he represents the Board.
The Board is assisted by a number of standing committees which are directly responsible to the Board. Its members are appointed by the Board:
The Education Committee ~ deals with curriculum oversight, educational matters and related policies.
The Staffing Committee ~ deals with staffing issues and Human Resources policies.
The Finance Committee ~ deals with all matters financial, in co-operation with the Board Treasurer and the school’s administrator.
The Fundraising Committee ~ coordinates special events and fundraisers to enable special development projects at the school.
The Property Committee ~ deals with maintenance and development of the school facilities and physical environment.