9. Health and wellbeing programmes
Ngā hōtaka hauora me te haumaru
Looking after the health and wellbeing of your employees is critical to the success of your school. Employees who are looked after are more likely to go over and above what they are required to do, and staff morale should be higher.
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"Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
- Nelson Mandela
What are the benefits to your school?
Health and wellbeing programmes have significant benefits for the board, the school, and the students.
Your employees will be more engaged, with increased levels of energy and morale – leading to increased job satisfaction.
From an employment perspective, you’ll have a happier more resilient workplace, have increased worker performance. It can also lead to reduced absenteeism, lower sick leave and increased worker performance.
The above has a positive flow-on effect to the success of students at your school. Students will receive consistency of teaching staff, have teachers who are more engaged with their learning and form stronger relationships with their teachers.