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Boarding Coordinator, Loreto Normanhurst, closes - 24 November 2017

Boarding Coordinator

Loreto Normanhurst is a leading Catholic, independent day and boarding school for girls in Years 5-12. 

We are currently seeking a permanent part time, term time Boarding Coordinator to work in the Boarding School from Sunday to Wednesday including sleepovers.

This position is responsible for the supervision and pastoral care of boarding girls. This role requires personal maturity, teamwork and experience working with groups of young people.  

Candidates who are studying education, social work or health science, who have an interest in young woman and their holistic growth and a strong sense of community are encouraged to apply. A driver's licence and a Working with Children Check clearance is essential.

Please visit our website www.loretonh.nsw.edu.au for more information about this position and details of the application process. All applicants must complete an Application Form and sent to recruitment@loretonh.nsw.edu.au

More Information about this role can be found on the school's website http://www.loretonh.nsw.edu.au/page/about-us/employment/employment-opportunities.

Closing Date: Friday 24 November 2017 

All staff are expected to actively support the Catholic, and specifically Loreto, ethos of the school.  The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a valid Working with Children Check from the Office of the Children's Guardian.

 

Boarding Assistant, Loreto Normanhurst, closes - 24 November 2017

Boarding Assistant

Loreto Normanhurst is a leading Catholic, independent day and boarding school for girls in Years 5-12. 

We are currently seeking a permanent part time, term time Boarding Assistant. 

Hours of work Friday 2:45pm to Sunday 6:30pm every second weekend.  Sleepovers required.

Applicants should have experience working with groups of young people, demonstrate personal maturity, be team focused and enjoy the challenge of caring for adolescents. Teaching, nursing or youth camp experience is ideal. A Working with Children Check clearance and Driver's Licence are essential.

Please visit our website www.loretonh.nsw.edu.au for more information about this position and details of the application process. All applicants must complete an Application Form and email to recruitment@loretonh.nsw.edu.au.

More Information about this role can be found on the school's website.

Closing Date: Friday 24 November 2017 

All staff are expected to actively support the Catholic, and specifically Loreto, ethos of the school.  The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a valid Working with Children Check from the Office of the Children's Guardian.

Residential Tutor, Brisbane Grammar School, closes - 24 November 2017

Residential Boarding Tutors

Brisbane Grammar School is a non-denominational boys school of about 1700 students (Years 5-12) that overlooks the Brisbane CBD. The School maintains a strong tradition of academic excellence and operates extensive extracurricular and student wellbeing programs. 

Brisbane Grammar School is seeking expressions of interest for Residential Boarding Tutors for our Boarding Facility (Harlin House). No previous boarding experience is required, but those with an education background will already have skills that suit this role. ​A Residential Boarding Tutor is provided with accommodation (year-long) and meals (term time only) in return for one weekday evening shift and two weekend morning or afternoon/evening shifts (this is a Reportable Fringe Benefit). 

If you are seeking the challenge offered by this opportunity to become an integral and valued part of boarding at Brisbane Grammar School, please click the APPLY. You will be directed to our website where you can download the full description and application process.  Please ensure that you attach, in one document, all the requested information listed in the application process when you submit your application.

Applications close - 4:00pm on Friday 24 November 2017

Web: http://www.brisbanegrammar.com

Middle School Coordinator, Seymour College, closes - 24 November 2017

Middle School Coordinator 

Full time during term time.

About the boarding house and the roles

Seymour College is a leading independent girls' school with an established reputation for academic excellence.  Our vision is to foster young women of strength, optimism and justice. Our aim is to inspire within each student a passion for life-long learning, a celebration of community and a quest for personal excellence and wellbeing.

The Seymour College Boarding House accommodates 120 girls from Years 7 to 12.  We are seeking to recruit  exceptional leaders to work with the Director of Boarding to enhance the experience of our boarding girls.

The roles are to commence at the beginning of Term 1, 2018 and are initially offered as a one year contract which may be made permanent for the right candidate(s).

Skills and experience

Prospective candidates should meet the following competencies:

Coordinator of Wellbeing

  • The Coordinator of Wellbeing must be a qualified counsellor with experience working with teenage girls
  • The Coordinator will support the pastoral care and administrative requirements of the Boarding House programs at Seymour College to ensure quality outcomes and care for Boarders.
  • The Coordinator for Wellbeing has responsibility for consulting with stakeholders in the Senior and Middle Schools to develop, coordinate and deliver a Wellbeing program within the boarding house to complement the holistic development of the Boarders.
  • The position is also responsible for assisting with the daily operations, reporting, student welfare,  management and development.
  • Additional responsibilities include communicating with parents and liaising with key stakeholders in the Middle and Senior Schools on issues affecting the welfare of Boarders.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this role.

Middle School Coordinator

  • A deep understanding of the social and emotional issues confronting girls as they enter adolescence within a Boarding context.
  • An overriding commitment to, and high aspirations for, student learning and holistic wellbeing in a Boarding environment.
  • Passionate advocacy for Middle Years education and Wellbeing, and a deep understanding of managing the transition of Middle School girls into Boarding.
  • Experience in leading the design of pastoral programmes.

Coordinator of Activities

  • To effectively support the pastoral care and administrative requirements of the Boarding House programs at Seymour College to ensure quality outcomes and care for Boarders.
  • The position is responsible for assisting with the daily operations, reporting, student welfare, staff management and development.
  • The Coordinator for Activities has responsibility for designing a varied activities program that will offer our Seymour boarders exciting activities to partake in over the weekends. Creativity around designing appropriate and fun activities is required.
  • Excellent organisation skills are essential.

Essential to both roles

  • Previous boarding school experience. 
  • Willingness to work some overnight shifts. 
  • Experience working with Indigenous students. 
  • Experience working with International students. 
  • Ability to build strong relationships with students, parents and staff. 
  • Strong decision making skills based on sound judgement and empathy 
  • The ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others, including parents as part of the overall Seymour team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

The position is offered initially until December 2018, with a few to permanency.

We invite you to visit our website at www.seymour.sa.edu.au  for more information about Seymour College.  

Application Details

All information provided by applicants will be subject to the Seymour College Privacy Policy which is available to view on the College website.

Applications should address the above criteria and be forwarded to The Director of Boarding, Seymour College by clicking APPLY

Position Descriptions are available on the College website or download.

Applications close at 4.00pm on 24 November 2017.

 

 

Coordinator of Wellbeing, Seymour College, closes - 24 November 2017

Coordinator of Wellbeing

Full time during term time.

About the boarding house and the roles

Seymour College is a leading independent girls' school with an established reputation for academic excellence.  Our vision is to foster young women of strength, optimism and justice. Our aim is to inspire within each student a passion for life-long learning, a celebration of community and a quest for personal excellence and wellbeing.

The Seymour College Boarding House accommodates 120 girls from Years 7 to 12.  We are seeking to recruit  exceptional leaders to work with the Director of Boarding to enhance the experience of our boarding girls.

The roles are to commence at the beginning of Term 1, 2018 and are initially offered as a one year contract which may be made permanent for the right candidate(s).

Skills and experience

Prospective candidates should meet the following competencies:

Coordinator of Wellbeing

  • The Coordinator of Wellbeing must be a qualified counsellor with experience working with teenage girls
  • The Coordinator will support the pastoral care and administrative requirements of the Boarding House programs at Seymour College to ensure quality outcomes and care for Boarders.
  • The Coordinator for Wellbeing has responsibility for consulting with stakeholders in the Senior and Middle Schools to develop, coordinate and deliver a Wellbeing program within the boarding house to complement the holistic development of the Boarders.
  • The position is also responsible for assisting with the daily operations, reporting, student welfare,  management and development.
  • Additional responsibilities include communicating with parents and liaising with key stakeholders in the Middle and Senior Schools on issues affecting the welfare of Boarders.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this role.

Middle School Coordinator

  • A deep understanding of the social and emotional issues confronting girls as they enter adolescence within a Boarding context.
  • An overriding commitment to, and high aspirations for, student learning and holistic wellbeing in a Boarding environment.
  • Passionate advocacy for Middle Years education and Wellbeing, and a deep understanding of managing the transition of Middle School girls into Boarding.
  • Experience in leading the design of pastoral programmes.

Coordinator of Activities

  • To effectively support the pastoral care and administrative requirements of the Boarding House programs at Seymour College to ensure quality outcomes and care for Boarders.
  • The position is responsible for assisting with the daily operations, reporting, student welfare, staff management and development.
  • The Coordinator for Activities has responsibility for designing a varied activities program that will offer our Seymour boarders exciting activities to partake in over the weekends. Creativity around designing appropriate and fun activities is required.
  • Excellent organisation skills are essential.

Essential to both roles

  • Previous boarding school experience. 
  • Willingness to work some overnight shifts. 
  • Experience working with Indigenous students. 
  • Experience working with International students. 
  • Ability to build strong relationships with students, parents and staff. 
  • Strong decision making skills based on sound judgement and empathy 
  • The ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others, including parents as part of the overall Seymour team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

The position is offered initially until December 2018, with a few to permanency.

We invite you to visit our website at www.seymour.sa.edu.au  for more information about Seymour College.  

Application Details

All information provided by applicants will be subject to the Seymour College Privacy Policy which is available to view on the College website.

Applications should address the above criteria and be forwarded to The Director of Boarding, Seymour College by clicking APPLY. 

Position Descriptions are available on the College website or download.

Applications close at 4.00pm on 24 November 2017.

 

Boarding Supervisor, Djarragun College, closes - 24 November 2017

Djarragun College is seeking a committed, dynamic and innovative boarding staff member who is passionate and experienced in working with Indigenous students in a boarding environment. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Full Time Permanent Position – Commence 15 January 2018

Boarding Supervisor

A Boarding House Supervisor is an integral member of the boarding team and works closely with the students, families and staff of the College to provide an outstanding educational and living experience for students as boarders of the College. A Boarding Supervisor is responsible for working individually and with groups of students and is involved in responsible directly to the Assistant Head of Boarding. 

The successful applicant must be prepared to work across both girls’ and boys’ boarding. There is the opportunity for onsite accommodation. Salary range is $54 967.00 - $57 901.00 dependent on experience and qualifications. 

Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, containing the contact details of three referees (one of whom should be the person’s most recent employer) and a statement outlining the applicant’s experience and philosophy of working in boarding.

Applications close at 5:00pm Friday 24 November 2017. 

All applicants must be sympathetic to the ethos of independent schools and provide a current Blue Card. For more information, please contact Dr Michael Barton, Deputy Principal Teaching and Learning on (07) 4043 3725 or michael.barton@djarragun.qld.edu.au.  

Applications, including the details of 3 referees, should be sent to: 

Ms Kathryn Todd

Principal 

1 Maher Road Gordonvale QLD 4865 Ph 07 4043 3725  

Email: michael.barton@djarragun.qld.edu.au  Website:  www.djarragun.qld.edu.au 

Child protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening. 

Academic Coordinator, Seymour College, closes - 24 November 2017

Academic Coordinator

Full time during term time.

About the boarding house and the roles

Seymour College is a leading independent girls' school with an established reputation for academic excellence.  Our vision is to foster young women of strength, optimism and justice. Our aim is to inspire within each student a passion for life-long learning, a celebration of community and a quest for personal excellence and wellbeing.

The Seymour College Boarding House accommodates 120 girls from Years 7 to 12.  We are seeking to recruit  exceptional leaders to work with the Director of Boarding to enhance the experience of our boarding girls.

The roles are to commence at the beginning of Term 1, 2018 and are initially offered as a one year contract which may be made permanent for the right candidate(s).

Skills and experience

Prospective candidates should meet the following competencies:

Coordinator of Wellbeing

  • The Coordinator of Wellbeing must be a qualified counsellor with experience working with teenage girls
  • The Coordinator will support the pastoral care and administrative requirements of the Boarding House programs at Seymour College to ensure quality outcomes and care for Boarders.
  • The Coordinator for Wellbeing has responsibility for consulting with stakeholders in the Senior and Middle Schools to develop, coordinate and deliver a Wellbeing program within the boarding house to complement the holistic development of the Boarders.
  • The position is also responsible for assisting with the daily operations, reporting, student welfare,  management and development.
  • Additional responsibilities include communicating with parents and liaising with key stakeholders in the Middle and Senior Schools on issues affecting the welfare of Boarders.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for this role.

Middle School Coordinator

  • A deep understanding of the social and emotional issues confronting girls as they enter adolescence within a Boarding context.
  • An overriding commitment to, and high aspirations for, student learning and holistic wellbeing in a Boarding environment.
  • Passionate advocacy for Middle Years education and Wellbeing, and a deep understanding of managing the transition of Middle School girls into Boarding.
  • Experience in leading the design of pastoral programmes.

Coordinator of Activities

  • To effectively support the pastoral care and administrative requirements of the Boarding House programs at Seymour College to ensure quality outcomes and care for Boarders.
  • The position is responsible for assisting with the daily operations, reporting, student welfare, staff management and development.
  • The Coordinator for Activities has responsibility for designing a varied activities program that will offer our Seymour boarders exciting activities to partake in over the weekends. Creativity around designing appropriate and fun activities is required.
  • Excellent organisation skills are essential.

Essential to both roles

  • Previous boarding school experience. 
  • Willingness to work some overnight shifts. 
  • Experience working with Indigenous students. 
  • Experience working with International students. 
  • Ability to build strong relationships with students, parents and staff. 
  • Strong decision making skills based on sound judgement and empathy 
  • The ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others, including parents as part of the overall Seymour team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

The position is offered initially until December 2018, with a few to permanency.

We invite you to visit our website at www.seymour.sa.edu.au for more information about Seymour College.  

Application Details

All information provided by applicants will be subject to the Seymour College Privacy Policy which is available to view on the College website.

Applications should address the above criteria and be forwarded to The Director of Boarding, Seymour College by clicking APPLY

Position Descriptions are available on the College website or download.

Applications close at 4.00pm on 24 November 2017.

Boarding Supervisor, St Gregory's College, closes - 27 November 2017

Live In Boarding Supervisor - St Gregory’s College Campbelltown

Commencing Term 1, 2018

Position closes – 27 November 2017 (4.00pm)

St Gregory’s College Campbelltown is an Independent Day and Boarding school, our Boarding school caters for boys in Years 7-12

Temporary part-time position for 2018 with the possibility of extending the contract.

About the role

Boarding Supervisor - 19 hours per week

  • Single accommodation only (studio room with ensuite) 52 weeks per year
  • On-site catering (during term time only)
  • Access to the extensive onsite facilities
  • The opportunity to be part of, and become an active member of a vibrant and
  • diverse boarding community that focuses on the holistic well-being of our boarding students

This position requires an applicant who has the ability to problem solve, take a common sense approach to student issues, and one who can be proactive in their approach. The ability to work well with others and communicate effectively with students is key to the role. The duties involve supervision and tutoring of boarding students.

Responsibilities include:

Working as part of a team and in close conjunction with the Boarding Coordinator, the Boarding Supervisor ensures that an environment of support, care and nurturing is established and maintained. The pastoral and academic care of the boys is to be of the highest importance and at the core of all dealings with the boys.

  • The pastoral, spiritual and academic care of the boys
  • Consistent implementation of College policies and procedures
  • Implementing the day-to-day operation of the boarding house as directed by the Boarding Coordinator
  • Modelling professional conduct and practice in accordance with the responsibilities of the position and as a member of the College community.
  • A minimum of 19 hours face-to-face duty per week for 38 weeks per year;

For further information about the position including remuneration contact us on  4629 4125 or to view the position description, please visit the college website at www.stgregs.nsw.edu.au

Applications should be directed to:

Mr Barry Graham

Acting Deputy Headmaster

employment@stgregs.nsw.edu.au

Applications must include: 

Your Curriculum Vitae, covering letter and completed application form that is located on our website

 

 

Leader of Boarding, Kildare Catholic College, closes - 27 November 2017

Leader of Boarding

Introduction

Mt Erin Boarding House is part of Kildare Catholic College Wagga Wagga, a Year 7-12 co-educational school in the Diocese of Wagga Wagga. Students at Mt Erin Boarding House can also attend Mater Dei Catholic College, located 6 kilometres from the Boarding House. Boarding is weekly, co-educational Years 7-12. Anticipated population for 2018 is 90-100 students.

Role Description

The Leader of Boarding has responsibility for the daily leadership and administration of Mt Erin Boarding House at Kildare Catholic College, working with the College Leadership team to ensure that the Boarding House community is one where each member is welcomed and supported to reach their potential in a setting characterised by a strong and positive Catholic identity.

The Leader of Boarding supports the Diocesan ministry of providing a high quality Catholic education, bringing students to the fullness of their humanity and nurturing high quality relationships, the development of critical thinking capabilities, a hopeful life-view and a nourishing practicing of the Catholic faith. 

Along with College leadership, the Leader of Boarding develops an Improvement Plan that focuses on maximising student learning and wellbeing. This includes regular seeking of feedback from students, parents and staff to identify and pursue agreed and shared improvement purposes. 

Responsibilities

  • The spiritual, academic and wellbeing care of boarders.
  • Leading the day-to-day operation of the Boarding House.
  • Consistent implementation of College policies and procedures.
  • Building productive and respectful relationships with students, parents/carers and staff.
  • Maintaining and growing a welcoming, inclusive and safe boarding community and culture.

Selection Criteria

  • Clear understanding of the purpose, nature and opportunity of Catholic school boarding.
  • Demonstrated high level team-building, communication, leadership and organisational capabilities.
  • A growth and improvement mindset, with a demonstrated ability to plan and initiate improvement to improve student learning and wellbeing.
  • A highly developed understanding of contemporary teaching, learning, academic care and wellbeing care.

Conditions

  • The Leader of Boarding is on-site and leading, from Sunday evening to Friday afternoon each Term week.
  • Salary is based on the NSW and ACT Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2015 Teacher Salaries and Allowances Scale with an additional Coordinator 2 allowance.
  • A semi-detached 3 bedroom house is provided for the Leader of Boarding. 

Contact Narelle Potts on (02) 69253388 for further information on this position and to obtain an application pack. Applications close Monday November 27.

 

Head of House - Middle School Boarding, The Armidale School, closes - 29 November 2017

Head of House – Middle School Boarding

  • Middle School Boarding (Boys Year 6-8)     
  • 0.6 teaching load (flexible teaching area) 
  • Commence Term 1 or 2, 2018

TAS is seeking to appoint a motivated and highly experienced teacher with boarding experience to head our Middle School boys' boarding house.

TAS is the only regionally based co-educational GPS school in NSW and prides itself on the high quality of its academic, boarding and co-curricular programs.

Job description and application form are available at www.as.edu.au

Applications close Wednesday 29 November, 2017. 

Applicants should be supportive of the Christian ethos of the school.

Locked Bag 3003 T 02 6776 5800 E info@as.edu.au
Armidale NSW 2350 F 02 6776 5830 www.as.edu.au

School Boarding Coordinator, Melville Island, Tiwi, closes - 30 November 2017

School Boarding Coordinator (Melville Island - Tiwi)

Are you ready for a career change that inspires?

Tiwi College now has a rewarding opportunity for a School Boarding Coordinator to join their staff on a full-time basis. The primary role of this position is to manage the day to day operation of the boarding houses that we refer to as family group homes. This includes overall care of around 90 students, care and support for house parents, ensure effective communication is maintained with staff and students, oversee financial management, facilitation of FGH maintenance, management of after school programs and the development of a culture in line with the College Mission Statement. The current Family Group Home staff team consists of 7 couples with a strong Pacific Island background. This will grow to 8 in 2018, with the opening of another FGH.

The role is well suited to a passionate and energetic person who has a very empathetic approach and enjoys challenges and adventures. There are many opportunities to work outdoors, thus this should also be taken into account.

A remote opportunity with a difference

Tiwi College prides itself on its strong community culture which has evolved over the last 6 years to result in excellent student attendance and retention rates. As a relatively new and well-resourced facility, staff have excellent conditions as part of their work entitlements and due to all of these factors, staff satisfaction levels and retention rates are extremely high.

For your hard work and dedication, you will have access to a host of benefits including:

Fully paid accommodation, phone, internet and utilities;
Subsidised flights off the Island;
Professional study leave available; and Relocation assistance.

If you are an empathetic person looking for a new adventure and an opportunity to make a difference to the lives of the young Tiwi, then this could be the role for you! Apply now and become part of the "Picka Family".

Position commences 22nd January, 2018.

To find out more about the school copy and paste the following links into your browser:

See our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TiwiCollege.NT/

School Location: http://bit.ly/2cRF4ps

Tiwi College Website: www.tiwicollege.com

The Hayden Reynolds Tiwi College Project: www.tiwigarden.com

2016 Graduation Slideshow: https://vimeo.com/213311565

FGH Shine Video highlighting a program in the Family Group Homes for girls: https://vimeo.com/183773530

 

Resident Boarding Master, Toowoomba Grammar School, closes - 30 November 2017

Resident Boarding Master

Senior School Boarding House

  • Full-time, Permanent 
  • Commences 22 January 2018 
  • Teacher qualifications not necessary.

The Resident Boarding Master is a full-time permanent 'live-in' position.  The Resident Boarding Master supports the Housemaster and other boarding staff in providing supervision and care for approximately 60 male boarders aged between 12 and 18 years of age.  Duty is performed from Tuesday to Saturday for the duration of the school year (approximately 38 weeks per year).

A full Position Description can be accessed from the School Website at www.twgs.qld.edu.au (Our School-Employment).

Applications should be received by Thursday, 30 November 2018.

Applications must be made by following the process on the School's website.

Applications must be made by following the process on the School's website at www.twgs.qld.edu.au (Our School - Employment)

Boarding House Supervisor, St Catherine's School Waverley, closes - 31 November 2017

Boarding House Junior Supervisor

Commencing: 19 January 2018

St Catherine's School's boarding house is purposefully small with up to 65 boarders from rural NSW and overseas students.  This enables the trained staff to care for each girl as an individual.  The boarding house seeks an experienced and enthusiastic person to join its team.                            

The position requires a female supervisor with experience in a boarding house or independent school environment. The position is 14 hours per week and live in. All meals are supplied during term time and accommodation is provided in term and non-term time.

This position requires an applicant who enjoys working with young adolescents, with the ability to problem solve, take a common sense approach to student issues, and one who can be proactive in their approach. The ability to work well with others and communicate effectively with students is key to the role. The duties involve supervision and tutoring of boarding students and the position reports to the Boarding House Manager.

For further information on the position, please visit:http://goo.gl/CQjIUW

Active support for the Christian ethos and purposes of the school is essential.

This position requires the successful applicant to have a new Working with Children Check in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.  Details of how to apply are available on http://www.kids.nsw.gov.au.

Head of Boarding, Ipswich Girls' Grammar School, closes - 1 December 2017

Head of Boarding

Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School offers high quality, non-denominational education for girls only from Years 7 to 12, with boarding available from Year 5. It shares a campus with the co-educational Ipswich Junior Grammar School (Kindy – Year 6). We pride ourselves on providing a personalised, holistic education with a focus on academic excellence.

Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School is seeking a passionate Head of Boarding to join our dedicated team.

The Head of Boarding reports to the Deputy Principal & Head of Senior School and is responsible for providing direction for the Boarding School and setting high standards for both staff and students. This full-time position is a 5-year contract role, with a possibility of extension.  

A two-bedroom flat will be provided, which the Head of Boarding will be expected to occupy.

Applicants must be the holder of, or obtain, a Working with Children Suitability Card (Blue Card).

A Position Description is available on the School’s website www.girlsgrammar.com.au/employment

Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae, responses to the selection criteria and the names and contact details of three referees.  Applications can be emailed to:

The Principal & CEO

Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School

Including Ipswich Junior Grammar School

Email:  careers@girlsgrammar.com.au   

Applications close on Friday 1 December 2017.

Residential Supervisor, St Michaels Collegiate School, closes - 1 December 2017

Residential Live-in Boarding House Supervisor

About St Michael's Collegiate

St Michael's Collegiate is an outstanding K to 12 Anglican day and boarding school for girls. For 125 years, young women have been part of an exceptional learning community celebrated for its rich blend of academic excellence, sporting endeavours, creative arts and co-curricular activities. Set in the picturesque city of Hobart, Collegiate provides a world class education in a unique corner of the globe known for its scenic beauty, history and warm sense of community.

About the role

Collegiate offers boarding for 35 students aged between 10 and 18 years.  The Boarding House is located amidst lush gardens in the heart of the Senior School and provides an excellent opportunity for students to access facilities such as the indoor heated swimming pool, library and the McNeill Performing Arts Centre.

Working under the direct supervision of the Director of Boarding, the position involves the care and supervision of students residing in the Boarding House outside of school hours and at times over the holiday periods as rostered.

We understand the importance of knowing each student as an individual and offer a nurturing environment where respect towards others and a happy community atmosphere prevails.  We value all and apply a sensible and monitored approach to the care of the students.  This is supported by the Principal who takes an active and personal interest in all boarders.

Employment Conditions 

Commencing from January 2018, this is a part-time, live-in position of approximately 20 hours per week during School term, averaging 16.79 hours per week spread over the year.  

The salary package includes the provision of meals and accommodation at the Boarding House throughout the year.  Meals are provided during term time only and during rostered school holiday programs.  Accommodation is provided for the whole year, including during non-term time. 

Remuneration is paid under the St Michael's Collegiate School (General and Child Care Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2016 and is based on a full year, averaged so that it is paid at a regular amount fortnightly. 

Skills and Experience

The successful person will:

  • Be authorised to work in Australia 
  • Hold a valid Working with Vulnerable persons Registration (RWVP) or the ability to obtain
  • Current First Aid certificate, Work Place Level 2 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Able to maintain confidentiality 
  • Computer literacy 
  • Shows empathy towards boarders and their particular situation, especially international students and the difficulties of adjusting to a new culture and lifestyle
  • A clear understanding of the responsibility involved in the duty of care of staff, students and school property
  • Able to show consistency and fairness to all students 
  • Be supportive of the School's Christian ethos.

Further Information

the position description and selection criteria can be viewed by visiting the School's website: www.collegiate.tas.edu.au

Applications should be forwarded by email to hr@collegiate.tas.edu.au by:COB Friday 1 December 2017.

All applications must include:

  • Application for Employment Form 
  • Cover letter 
  • CV / Resume 
  • 2 professional Referees

Residential Assistant, Loreto Normanhurst, closes - 1 December 2017

RESIDENTIAL ASSISTANT

Loreto Normanhurst is a leading Catholic, independent day and boarding school for girls in Years 5-12. 

We are currently seeking a part time, term time Residential Assistant to work in the Boarding School on a contract basis.

The position is responsible to assist in the Dormitories, supervision of boarders and other duties in the boarding school as directed by the Director of Boarding.

The role is a live-in position and involves shift work during week days and weekends.  You will be accommodated in a share home with meals included during term time, a minimal payment for rent will be required.

There is also an opportunity to earn extra money for relief work (such as other boarding shifts, administrative support, sport, exam supervision etc.)

A current CPR and First Aid certificate is essential and a preparedness to obtain a Duty of Care Certificate. A warm and welcoming manner and genuine interest and willingness to work with teenagers is essential.

Please visit our website www.loretonh.nsw.edu.au for more information about this position and details of the application process. All applicants must complete an Application Form and sent to recruitment@loretonh.nsw.edu.au

More Information about this role can be found on the school's website.

Closing Date: Friday 1 December 2017 

All staff are expected to actively support the Catholic, and specifically Loreto, ethos of the school.  The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a valid Working with Children Check from the Office of the Children's Guardian.

 

Boarding House Supervisor, Fairholme College Toowoomba, closes - 6 December 2017

BOARDING HOUSE SUPERVISOR – FIXED TERM CONTRACT

Position Description

POSITION: Boarding House Supervisor

RESPONSIBLE TO: Principal through Head of Boarding

REPORTS TO: Head / Deputy Head of Boarding 

KEY FUNCTIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Boarding and pastoral staff; boarding students; parents

We seek a committed, professional and appropriately qualified boarding supervisor wanting to join the College community within the Boarding House. The ideal candidate will:

  • Support positively the Christian ethos, values and mission of Fairholme College;
  • Have a clear understanding of the specific needs of boarding students and their families;
  • Possess the ability to work collaboratively in a team; 
  • Be willing to be involved in life of the College community and the students; 
  • Possess strong communication skills and a genuine love of working with young people.

Working with children:

As a College we are committed to the health and wellbeing of all our members and, in particular the welfare of all students in our care. As such, staff members adhere to the Child Protection Policy and the Staff Code of Conduct, both of which are available on the College webpage.

Child Protection Policy: https://www.fairholme.qld.edu.au/module/documents/download/21 

Staff Code of Conduct: https://www.fairholme.qld.edu.au/module/documents/download/146 

Prospective candidates are requested to read these documents prior to submitting an application.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position is a contract for 2018 working as a full time Boarding House Supervisor within a set roster. Full accommodation and meals are provided during term time. The successful candidate is responsible to the Deputy Head of Boarding, and ultimately the Head of Boarding for day to day operational procedures in the Boarding House. A Blue Card is required.

KEY AREAS:

  • Be able to work as a member of a team involved in the well-being, supervision, safety and health of the Boarders;
  • Maintaining consistent and fair practices of behaviour management that are in keeping with the ethos of the College;
  • Assist in promoting academic excellence for all Boarders to maximise their learning potential by assisting and encouraging a sound study environment, particularly by supervising Prep for Year 11 and 12 Boarders;  
  • Promote and lead effective and energetic leisure activities for the girls;
  • Maintain and encourage attendance at church/chapel;
  • Perform Boarding House office duties as required;
  • Involved in the semester reporting system of the College;
  • Role model and reinforce to the girls high standards of behaviour, manners, dress and punctuality.

THE PACKAGE:

The appointment is currently under the conditions of the Fairholme College Certified Agreement 2015.

APPLICATIONS:

Applications, which close on Wednesday 6 December 2017, should include a cover letter outlining your experience in each of the key areas, explaining the appeal of the position to you personally and discussing your alignment with the College’s values and mission, and a full curriculum vitae that includes:

  • Personal details including name, address, contact details, religious affiliation; 
  • Employment history;
  • Any qualifications/accreditations, professional associations and recent professional learning activities;
  • Professional or personal achievements; and
  • Names and contact details of 3 referees, including your most recent direct supervisor. The school reserves the right to contact other persons who may have relevant knowledge of your qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION TO: 

The Head of Boarding
Fairholme College
P O Box 688
TOOWOOMBA 4350

email: recruitment@fairholme.qld.edu.au  

Phone (07) 4688 4688 Fax (07) 4688 4694

SELECTION PROCESS:

Applications will be reviewed and a short-list determined. Non successful candidates will be advised via email once the interview process has been completed and the successful candidate appointed.

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Boarding Supervisor, Snowy Mountains Grammar School, closes - 8 December 2017

Snowy Mountains Grammar School

Snowy Mountains Grammar School is seeking a committed, dynamic, caring and enthusiastic boarding staff member who is passionate and experienced in working with young men and women in a residential environment. The school attracts students from across NSW and Victoria and has a weekend program that incorporates the Snowy Mountains in both summer and winter. Activities include mountain biking and snowsports.

Full Time Permanent Position – Commence 24 January 2018 

Boarding Supervisor

A Boarding House Supervisor is an integral member of the boarding team and works closely with the students, families and staff of the school to provide an outstanding educational and living experience for students as boarders of the school. A Boarding Supervisor is responsible for working individually and with groups of students and is responsible directly to the Head of Boarding. The successful applicant has the opportunity to work across both girls’ and boys’ boarding.  A full role description can be found on the employment tab of the school’s website.

Salary range is dependent on experience and qualifications and is in accordance with the 2017 Independence Schools NSW SAO MEA and onsite accommodation may be available if required. Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, containing the contact details of three referees (one of whom should be the person’s most recent employer) and a statement outlining the applicant’s experience and philosophy of working in boarding.

Applications close at 5:00pm Friday 8 December 2017. It is envisaged that the successful applicant will be available to commence in Term 1, 2018.

All applicants must be supportive to the ethos of coeducational independent schools and provide a current Working with Children Check clearance. For more information, please contact the Head of Boarding, Mrs. Julie Wright, on (02) 6457 1022 or julie.wright@smgs.nsw.edu.au.  

Applications, should be submitted via the employment page of the school’s website – smgs.nsw.edu.au 

Child protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.

 

Residential Boarding Staff, The Armidale School, closes - 8 December 2017

TAS Residential Boarding Staff

TAS is the only regionally based, co-educational, GPS school in NSW and prides itself on the high quality of its academic, boarding and co-curricular programs.

We are seeking Residential Boarding Staff able to work 17 hours per week on supervisory duty. All meals and single accommodation are provided in lieu of payment.

Duties may include morning wake up and supervision before school, afternoon and evening and some weekend duties.

Job Description and Application Form available at www.as.edu.au or email dob@as.edu.au

Applications close on Friday 8 December, 2017.

Applications should be supportive of the Christian ethos of the school.

Locked Bag 3003 T 02 6776 5800 E info@as.edu.au
Armidale NSW 2350 F 02 6776 5830 www.as.edu.au

Boarding House Supervisor, Downlands College, closes - 8 January 2018

BOARDING HOUSE SUPERVISOR

Downlands College is seeking a suitably qualified person for the role of Boarding House Supervisor for Girls Boarding Years 5 - 12. 

The Boarding House Supervisor’s role is to provide quality pastoral care and support as well as appropriate supervision in the general routine of boarding students. As members of the Boarding staff team, the Boarding House Supervisors play an important role in creating a positive, supportive and open culture which encourages full participation in the academic and extra-curricular programs within the College and the Boarding community. This role has a strong pastoral care focus as the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the boarders with their day to day needs whilst they are residing away from home. You will also play an important role with supporting the academic needs of the boarders to encourage their success with their studies. The successful candidate will be someone who enjoys the buzz of a boarding house. 

This is a full time position. Hours will be allocated on a roster system across 7 days of the week. Majority of shifts are of an evening and weekends. 

Qualifications or experience in boarding care or working with youth is important. You will be someone who can balance your caring and supportive nature with the need for consistency and structure, employing all rules and procedures with the Boarders. 

The successful applicant would be required to commence late January 2018. 

A suitability card from the Commission of Children and Young People Act 2000 is a pre-requisite to being appointed to this position.  

Downlands is a Catholic, independent, coeducational day and boarding secondary school in the tradition of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC). Applicants will need to demonstrate an ability to understand and embrace the MSC ethos of the College.

Applications including CV and the names and contact details of three professional referees should be emailed by 8 January 2018 to: principal@downlands.qld.edu.au

Downlands College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

ABSA - Australian Boarding Schools Association