Terms and Conditions for Associates of the Bjelke-Petersen School of Physical Culture Ltd All approved associates must comply with the following criteria:

  • BJP Associates must be 16 yrs or older as at 31st August this year.
  • Adhere to the BJP rules and code of conduct as and when they are published by BJP.
  • Act in a lawful, ethical and morally respectable manner at all times.
  • Not act or make any statement (orally or written) to disparage or discredit BJP
  • Not teach for any other physical culture organisation.
  • Have a current Working With Children Check number or valid exemption.
  • Be a registered member of BJP (Registration fee is waived for BJP teachers unless they participate in BJP competitions).
  • will abide by the rules and act in accordance with the directives of BJP
  • will ensure all club members are registered members with BJP including non-competitive
  • will not duplicate or sell copies of the BJP music, DVD or syllabus
  • is not teaching for any other Physical Culture organisation whilst registered as a BJP Associate
  • will honour the BJP Associates Code of Conduct set out below

BJP ASSOCIATE’S CODE OF CONDUCT

  • Keep up to date with BJP’s rules and ensure that you and your members comply with them.
  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all members regardless of their ability or cultural origin.
  • Remember that children participate for pleasure and winning is only part of the fun.
  • Be reasonable in your demands on members’ time, energy, enthusiasm and attention span.
  • Never ridicule or yell at a member for making a mistake or for losing.
  • Give all members equal opportunity to participate and ensure that they get equal time and attention from you regardless of their talent.
  • Teach your members good sporting behaviour as well as the basics.
  • Set an example: your behaviour and comments should be positive and supportive. Your appearance and the language you use should also set a good example.
  • Applaud all competitors and teams not just those from your own club.
  • Condemn any unsporting behaviour from parents or competitors. Reward good behaviour in individuals and in teams.
  • Respect the decisions of the judges and teach your students to do likewise. If you criticise the judges to your members, they may lose faith in their sport and not want to compete again.
  • Keep your knowledge of children’s growth and development up-to-date.
  • Follow the advice of a physician when determining if an injured member should return to class or competition.
  • Distribute a code of conduct to your members and parents and encourage them to abide by it. They should be accountable for their behaviour. Display it in your club and promote it at meetings.
  • Be open to feedback about your teaching and address conflict openly, honestly and respectfully.
  • When running competitions, treat all competitors fairly, treat them with respect and compassion and encourage good sportsmanship from everyone.