The Ballarat Steiner School and Kindergarten is maintained legally by an Incorporated Association limited by guarantee. The Ballarat Steiner School and Kindergarten Incorporated A0017701F. All fee paying families are automatically members. Other persons who apply, and are approved for membership are eligible to be a member of the Association on payment of the entrance fee and annual subscription.
The Annual General Meeting shall be held at least 5 months after the end of the financial year (December 31st).
The Ballarat Steiner School, kindergarten and playgroup is governed by the Committee of Management who form the “Board of Directors’ of the school association and have responsibility to plan, direct and achieve the Association’s purposes as set out in the constitution.
The members of the Committee of Management includes two ongoing teaching staff members nominated by the College of Teachers, The school Business Manager and two parent members.
The College of Teachers comprises the central education committee of the school and consists of selected teaching staff that are committed to the principles of Rudolf Steiner education. They are responsible for guiding the educational direction and development of the School to achieve approved programmes for pre-school and school-age children in accordance with the vision of the school within the spirit of Anthroposophy and the principles and methods of Dr. Rudolf Steiner.
The association also relies on the voluntary efforts of parents and friends to support the school in fundraising, social events and promotion of the school, kindergarten and playgroup.