WHAT MAKES A GOOD LEADER…
The Year Fives are working towards becoming great leaders in 2015! These are some of the comments shared when we discussed what makes a good leader. Leaders display many great qualities and it is imporant that we undertsand what it takes to lead others. We will be trying our hardest to showcase these qualities for the remainder of the year, so we are ready to accept our new role as a leader next year.
Being a respectful and clear COMMUNICATOR– Having good manners and being able to talk nicely and share your ideas with others (Alessia Y).
Being an active LISTENER– Being able to listen carefully to others and respond in positive ways (Class).
Thinking and acting RESPONSIBLE– Younger children look up to you, so you need to be responsible when carrying out your duties (Alessia D).
Being TRUSTWORTHY– Younger children and teachers needs to be able to trust you with jobs of responsibility and trust you to lead the children in a good and positive way (Madison).
HONEST– People need to trust you and feel comfortable talking to you (Ella).
RESPECTFUL– You need to respect parents, teachers and students so they feel cared for and valued (Georgia).
ENTHUSIASTIC– A friendly person is important so you are approachable to others (Jason).
CONFIDENCE-We need to grow in confidence so we can take on different roles and duties. You also need confidence to stand up and talk in front of large groups (Rachel).
Be FLEXIBLE– You need to be accepting of the ideas of others. You must be open-minded (Alessia Y).
Things come up and you need to be able to go with the flow (Class).
Must be ORGANISED– You need to be organised so you can complete your school work and still have time to help others (Rachel).
HELPFUL– Seeing others in need and giving up your time to help them with their struggles (Tomos).
COMMITMENT– If you say you are going to do something it is important that you stick to it (Jason).
Be an ENCOURAGER & MOTIVATOR– Having belief in other people so you can help them achieve their goals and to do their best (Alessia).