Pursuant to section 78M of the Education Act 1989, I direct the Secretary for Education to appoint a limited statutory manager for the Waitotara School Board of Trustees because of risks to the operation of the school and the educational performance of its students.
The following functions, powers and duties of the board are to be vested in a limited statutory manager:
? All functions, powers and duties of the board as an employer (whether statutory or otherwise);
? all functions, powers and duties of the board in relation to the management of curriculum delivery; and
? the responsibility for the development and implementation of an action plan to address the recommendations and compliance issues identified in the November 2004 Education Review Office Supplementary Review Report.
A limited statutory manager must also advise the board on the following:
? Board roles and responsibilities; and
? consolidating all new and improved systems into board management practice.
This notice takes effect the day after the date of publication.
Dated at Wellington this 5th day of April 2005.
DAVID BENSON-POPE, Associate Minister of Education.