South Thornlie Primary School Staff Code Of Conduct
We have a shared vision that includes discussing ideas and reflection in a positive manner with priorities placed on the needs of the students and school.

We see this in action when we
Suspend Judgement
think and speak positively and collaboratively in all situations
focus on the solution, not the problem
obtain clarification of issues and don’t make assumptions 
Allow And Give No Put Downs
treat people equally, calmly and kindly
are helpful, open minded and non-judgemental
use appropriate body language and tone of voice
listen to understand, not just to respond
show empathy, gratefulness, transparency and inclusivity
stick to the facts, without emotion
Confront Problems Respectfully
are honest and willing to fix mistakes without grudges
are respectful, polite, kind and act professionally
separate behaviours from individuals and work to come up with mutually acceptable solutions
accept that our differences and experience are all valuable assets
learn from one another and are open to new ideas
make use of the expertise and strengths of individuals
Aim For Consensus Decision Making
appoint committees according to the strengths and interests of staff
have committees that find acceptable solutions that take into account those it impacts on
trust the decisions made by these committees
commit to implement relevant changes in a positive, timely and professional manner
are active members of committees and our school who are present and on time
actively and positively contribute to processes, monitoring and driving progress
are informed and accountable for our responsibilities
complete tasks in an organised timely manner