Child Safe Standards

Our commitment to Child Safety

Jells Park Primary School is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. This will be the primary focus of our care and decision-making. Jells Park Primary School has zero tolerance towards child abuse. Jells Park Primary School is committed to providing a child safe environment where children and young people are safe and feel safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect their lives. Particular attention will be paid to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children and children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, as well as the safety of children with a disability. 

Standard One: Strategies to embed an organisational culture of child safety, including through effective leadership arrangements.

Commitment to Child Safety

Standard Two: A child safe policy or statement of commitment to child safety.

Child Protection and Mandatory Reporting Policy

Standard Three: A code of conduct that establishes clear expectations for appropriate behaviour with children.

Code of Conduct

Standard Four: Screening, supervision, training and other human resources practices that reduce the risk of child abuse by new and existing personnel.

Staff code of conduct

Staff manual

Hiring Practices

Standard Five: Processes for responding to and reporting suspected child abuse.

Child Safety & Mandatory Reporting Policy

All staff complete Mandatory Reporting online training annually.

Standard Six: Strategies to identify and reduce or remove risks of child abuse.

OH&S Policy

Standard Seven: Strategies to promote the participation and empowerment of children

Student Wellbeing Policy

Use of Department of Education recommended learning materials such as 'Catching on Early' and ' Resilience, Rights and Respectful Relationships'.