Terms And Conditions

Terms And Conditions


St. Augustine’s College is no exception to what is currently obtainable in the Secondary School curriculum structure of the Nigerian Educational system. This explains why the need to raise the standards in coordinating students welfare and cater for the need of intending students also.

a. General
i. Teachers are expected to conform to all recognized standards of propriety. Any departure from this rule shall be viewed with grave concern
ii. Teachers’ mode of appearance shall be formal at all times.
iii. Punctuality shall be compulsory for teachers at all times. Absenteeism or lateness shall be penalized as announced by management from time to time.
iv. Teachers-student relationship shall be strictly academic and not otherwise in order to maintain high standards of discipline.
v. Any act of indiscipline by any student shall be reported to management.
vi. Teachers shall comply with the school rules on caning of students at all times.
vi. Teachers shall endeavour not to use vulgar language when addressing students.
vii. Threats shall not be used as means of solving problems created by students.
viii. Teaches shall not flatter students with undue high marks.
ix. Every student’s grade shall be a reflection of his/her true performance.
x. All records concerning tests or exams shall be promptly transmitted to management without erasures.
xi. Academic records of students shall not be revealed to one another.
xii. Teachers’ efforts shall be geared at all times towards achieving the best result and as such there shall be need to work hard.

b. Lessons, Tests, Assignments and Mock Examination
xiii. The use of text books in class for giving notes shall not be allowed. It is a sign of laziness or unpreparedness.
xiv. The type and content of lessons given shall be in line with the school diaries, schemes of work, academic calendar and management memos issued from time to time
xv. Tutors shall liaise with management from time to time on issues affecting their functions, lectures, materials and any other useful suggestions and/or information that may improve the quality and standard of their lectures.
xvi. Tests and Grades shall follow the manner in which the students examination shall be conducted and graded by the teachers in line with the school policy.
xvii. No employee (Tutorial or Administrative) shall cancel any scheduled test or mock examination without due approval by school management.
xviii. It is the policy of the school that all students shall be given assignments or progress tests. The time-table for the tests and assignment shall be communicated to teachers and students by management verbally, through letters and through the school’s academic calendar.
xix. Each tutor shall ensure that all students attempt holiday assignments and tests. Records of students’ performances shall be kept by tutors for reference by management.

c. Class Control:
xx. No tutor, student or group of students shall be allowed into the class 10 minutes after the beginning of a lecture period
xxvi. No student or group of students shall be allowed to sit at the back of the class far from fellow students. Such students shall be asked to move forward to join their mates (where space permits). Tutors shall also pay attention to seats occupied by those on remedial studies (Director’s class). They shall sit in front of the class and shall not be allowed to sit with their friends.
xxvii. It shall be the duty of tutors to identify noise makers, time wasters and troublesome students and report them to management as quickly as possible for appropriate remedial measures.
xxi. Students shall be expected to sit upright at all times without their heads on table or their legs on chairs. Tutors shall correct such cases immediately they are found. No student or tutor shall sit on class table as a rule.

d. Special Guidelines for Tutorial Staff:
xxii. As soon as your appointment is confirmed please submit scheme(s) of work in your subject(s) based on the class (es) allocated to you and their relevant curricular/syllabuses (where the school has no scheme of work or where the class (es) allocated is far behind on the work for the term).
xxiii. In view of the remedial history and nature of the school you shall be required to perform other related duties from time to time as shall be discussed with you by management. Such non-tutorial duties may not have any remuneration attached to them but form part of the consideration in offering you employment in the first place.
xxiv. The attention of all tutorial staff is drawn to the Academic Grading Scheme with the coordinator (regular studies) and the Rules and Regulations of students for additional guidance and future reference. A schedule of offenses and corresponding punishment is also attached to the Rules and Regulations for students.

Additional guidelines may be given in future through memoranda or circulars and these shall be as effective as the guidelines stated above.