Senior Patrol Leader

The Senior Patrol Leader is elected by the Scouts to represent them as the top youth leader in the Troop. He must be Star rank or higher with previous leadership training and experience.

Reports to: The Scoutmaster

Duties

  • Preside at all troop meetings, events, activities, and annual program planning conference. 
  • Chair the patrol leaders' council. 
  • Appoint Scout leaders with the advice and consent of the Scoutmaster. 
  • Assigns duties and responsibilities to other Scout leaders. 
  • Work with the Scoutmaster in training Scout leaders. 
  • Set a good example, wear the Scout uniform correctly, and live by the Scout Oath and Scout Law. 
  • Show and help develop Scout spirit.

PLC Docs & Tips

PLC attendance Sheets

Flexible Planning Sheets for Troop Meetings


Rubric

Expectation 1
Expectation not met
2
Below expectation
3
Meets basic expectation
4
Meets target expectations
5
Excels in position
Preside at all troop meetings, activities, and annual planning 0 meetings
0 activities
0 CoH/ECoH
50% meetings
0 activities
0 CoH/ECoH
75% meetings
1 activity
1 CoH/ECoH
85% meetings
2 activities
2 CoH/ECoH
95% meetings
3 activities
2 CoH/ECoH
Chair the PLC meetings 0 meetings 2 PLC meetings
OR
1 PLC meeting
AND
Annual Planning
3 PLC meetings
OR
2 PLC meetings
AND
Annual Planning
4 PLC meetings
OR
3 PLC meetings
AND
Annual Planning
6 PLC meetings
OR
4 PLC meetings
AND
Annual Planning
Appoint scout leaders and assign duties Poor
No Delegation
Below Average
Minimal delegation
Average
Some delegation at meetings and activities
Above Average
Good use of delegation at meetings and activities
Excellent
Exemplary use of delegation to plan and lead meetings and activities
Work with Scoutmaster in training scout leaders Did not attend ILST Attended ILST Led 1 ILST topic Led 2 ILST topics Led 3 ILST topics
Scout and Patrol Spirit Poor Below Average Average Above Average Excellent