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Headmaster - The Southport School, Gold Coast - closes 18 November 2019

  • GPS boys’ boarding and day school 
  • Emphasis on EI and Pos Ed as well as sport and academics 
  • Member of international Round Square movement 

PLEASE DO NOT CLICK ON THE PINK ‘APPLY FOR THIS JOB’ BUTTON – YOU MUST MAKE PERSONAL CONTACT WITH KATHY.

Because of current Australian visa regulations, only candidates with Australian/New Zealand residency or citizenship are eligible to apply.

Renowned for its modern approach to boys’ education and development, The Southport School is an Anglican day and boarding school for over 1600 boys from Preschool (Kindergarten) to Year 12.  Established in 1901 at the northern end of the Gold Coast, TSS is particularly proud of its boarding traditions, with one of the largest contingents of country boarders in Australia and boarders forming one third of the entire Senior School cohort.

Balanced and holistic, TSS does not simply focus on academic scores but frames the social and emotional development of each boy as essential to his development as a whole person. The school’s learning program is driven by the principles of Positive Psychology and offers accelerated classes in the secondary school, honours classes in Prep, leadership development and emotional intelligence programs, extensive sporting opportunities, an integrated arts and cultural program, Cadets, Lego robotics, vocational education & training, a gifted & talented program, thinking & creativity skills, and access to university subjects. TSS is a member of the Great Public Schools’ (GPS) Association of Queensland and of the international Round Square movement. 

With the retirement at the end of 2020 of Mr Greg Wain, who has been an outstanding and innovative Headmaster for the past 16 years, the TSS School Council now seeks a new Head for 2021. The right person will be able to faithfully and effectively live the vision for Anglican schools in Southern Queensland and support the boarding and holistic traditions and emphases of the School.

Please obtain information about the position by calling the consultant assisting the School, Kathy McLean, of Fish & Nankivell, on 0414 376 698. Applications will close on Monday 18 November 2019. A concurrent search is being conducted.

Fish & Nankivell is a member of Penrhyn International with offices in major cities around the world.

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House Manager-Boarding, Knox Grammar School, Sydney - Closes 18 November 2019

ABOUT US

Located in Wahroonga in Sydney’s north, Knox Grammar School is an independent Uniting Church day and boarding boys’ school with a focus on positive education, quality teaching and providing outstanding educational opportunities. Knox offers excellent professional development opportunities and benefits to its passionate team of teachers and support staff.

ABOUT THE ROLE

A position has arisen within the Knox Grammar School Boarding Team for a House Manager. This position is not live-in, you will supervise students, ensuring they are ready to attend classes, greet them on their return and co-ordinate after-school activities. Commencing on 20 January 2020, you will need to be available to work Monday to Friday 6.15am – 8.45am and 2.45pm -5.15pm during term time plus two weeks.

The role requires:

  • Experience or demonstrated interest with boarding
  • Appreciation and understanding of what is important in a successful boarding environment for boys
  • Ability to relate well to boys, staff and parents
  • Self-motivation, flexibility, initiative and resourcefulness
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Support for the ethos of the Uniting Church
  • An understanding of the issues and strategies around the Positive Education of boys.
  • A current First Aid Certificate

Applications from people with either educational, nursing or childcare experience and/or qualifications is encouraged.

Some flexibility in the shifts may be considered depending on the candidate’s skills, experience and the business needs of the School.

HOW TO APPLY

Before applying, please read the comprehensive role description found on website www.knox.nsw.edu.au/employment.

Please apply via SEEK by clicking the ‘Apply for this Job’ button and attaching a current CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS

4.00pm Monday 18 November 2019

Successful applicants will be required to provide the School with a current NSW Working with Children Check number and comply with the requirements of the NSW Institute of Teachers Act (if applicable). 

www.knox.nsw.edu.au/employment

 

Boarding Assistant, Tara Anglican School for Girls, Sydney - Closes 18 November 2019

Tara Anglican School for Girls is seeking to employ an enthusiastic and passionate Boarding Assistant - Academic Support, in Eggleton House (Tara Boarding House). The position will create a positive learning environment and build a consistent and workable study program and support structures to assist boarders to achieve their academic potential within the framework of Tara’s Strategic Plan and academic goals for all students.

The successful applicants will require a degree and teaching experience at secondary level.

For a full job description please see the PD on www.tara.nsw.edu.au

All applications to be addressed to:

The Director of Policy, Compliance and Human Resources

Tara Anglican School for Girls

Masons Drive, North Parramatta, NSW 2151

Applications Close: 18 November 2019

All Tara staff are expected to be committed to the overall life of the School, willing to participate in the School's extra curricular program and supportive of its Christian ethos.

Tara is a non-smoking workplace.

Employment will be subject to providing evidence of a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Boarding House Supervisor (2 positions), Part Time Permanent (35 hpw) St Francis De Sales Regional College, Leeton NSW - Closes 18 November 2019

POSITION OBJECTIVE

Boarding Supervisors support the school in meeting its responsibilities of Duty of Care. Boarding Supervisors are expected to support and uphold the aims and policies of the Boarding House through example, attitude and genuine interest in its activities.


Commencing 28 January 2020

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • The ability to respond effectively, calmly and with understanding to difficult and sometimes stressful situations, eg. Homesickness, health emergencies and moral difficulties encountered when dealing with adolescents is required. 
  • A pleasant disposition and an ability to communicate with young people from all backgrounds is essential. 
  • An understanding of and commitment to Catholic Education 
  • Current Anaphylaxis qualification 
  • Current CPR qualifications 
  • Light rigid bus licence 
  • Current First Aid Certificate 
  • Previous boarding supervision experience preferred 
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills 
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with students, preferably high school age. 
  • Application of a Restorative Justice process. 

The Role Description is attached. Please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria. Please contact Leanne Allen on 02 69533622 or via email at allenl1@ww.catholic.edu.au for further information.

Assistant Boarding House Supervisors (2 positions), Part time Limited term (20 hpw) St Francis De Sales Regional College, Leeton NSW - Closes 18 November 2019

POSITON OBJECTIVE

The Assistant Boarding House Supervisor provides services to assist the Boarding Co-ordinator and Boarding Supervisor in the daily routines involving the care of students and the general functions of the Boarding House.


2020 school year

Essential Requirements: 

  • An understanding and commitment to Catholic Education in a boarding school context.
  • Ability to perform a combination of various routine tasks according to the Boarding House schedule.
  • Familiarity with the content of the following core boarding school publications:

**Boarding Supervision Policy

**Student Information Handbook

**Boarding House Staff Handbook

  • Current qualifications in First Aid Certificate, Anaphylaxis and CPR.
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with students, preferably secondary school age, particularly those with extra needs.
  • Functional capacity to work in the role as determined by a pre-employment functional assessment.
  • Approved Working with Children Check.
  • Satisfactory National Criminal Record Check.

Desirable

  • Previous Boarding House experience.
  • Knowledge in the application of Restorative Justice processes.
  • Light rigid bus licence.

The Role Description is attached. Please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria. Please contact Leanne Allen on 02 69533622 or via email at allenl1@ww.catholic.edu.au for further information.

Boarding House Supervisor-Part time Limited term(35 hpw), St Francis De Sales Regional College, Leeton, NSW - Closes 18 November 2019

POSITION OBJECTIVE

Boarding Supervisors support the school in meeting its responsibilities of Duty of Care. Boarding Supervisors are expected to support and uphold the aims and policies of the Boarding House through example, attitude and genuine interest in its activities.


2020 school year

SELECTION CRITERIA 

  • The ability to respond effectively, calmly and with understanding to difficult and sometimes stressful situations, eg. Homesickness, health emergencies and moral difficulties encountered when dealing with adolescents is required.
  • A pleasant disposition and an ability to communicate with young people from all backgrounds is essential. 
  • An understanding of and commitment to Catholic Education
  • Current Anaphylaxis qualification
  • Current CPR qualifications
  • Light rigid bus licence
  • Current First Aid Certificate 
  • Previous boarding supervision experience preferred
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with students, preferably high school age.
  • Application of a Restorative Justice process.

The Role Description is attached. Please submit a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria. Please contact Leanne Allen on 02 69533622 or via email at allenl1@ww.catholic.edu.au for further information.

Residential Live-in Boarding House Supervisor, St Michael's Collegiate, Hobart - Closes 18 November 2019

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

Commencing from January 2020, this is a part-time, live-in position of approximately 20 hours per week during the School term, averaging 15.23 hours per week spread over the year. 

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 

Remuneration is paid under the St Michael's Collegiate School (General and Early Childhood Education and Care Staff) Enterprise Agreement 2018 and is based on a full year, averaged so that it is paid at a regular amount fortnightly. 

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. 

St Michael’s Collegiate School is an organisation committed to Child Protection and to the implementation of child safe policies and practices.

Our organisation undertakes several screening processes to ensure the appropriate protection of children in its care. This includes reference checks, qualification checks and professional registration checks.

It is conditional of employment that the successful applicant:

  • Be authorised to work in Australia 
  • Hold and maintain current Tasmanian Working With Vulnerable Persons check (RWVP)
  • gain a satisfactory national police check
  • Undertake mandatory child safety training

Skills and Experience

  • Current First Aid certificate
  • 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

For further information on how to apply and a copy of the position description, please visit the School's website at: www.collegiate.tas.edu.au  

Applications should be forwarded via email to hr@collegiate.tas.edu.au  by COB Monday 18 November, 2019.

Boarding House Assistant, (Previously known as House Matron) Geelong Grammar School, Melbourne - Closes 19 November 2019

Middle School Girls’ Boarding House

Geelong Grammar School is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools. Offering exceptional educational opportunities across four campuses from Early Learning to Year 12, Geelong Grammar School is committed to making a positive difference for students, staff and the community. We believe in prioritising wellbeing, creativity and academic rigour, and we value wisdom.

This is a fabulous opportunity for an energetic and compassionate person to immerse themselves in the academic, pastoral, sporting and social lives of young people. This is a full-time (term-time only), residential position at our Corio campus where you will live in self-contained accommodation within the Boarding House.

Reporting to the Head of House, you will be responsible for providing high quality pastoral care to students (approx. 50 female year 5-8 students), coordinating house domestic duties and supporting house staff in all aspects of student welfare. 

If you were here last week, you might have…

  • Baked 50 cupcakes to serve for an 8pm supper
  • Driven a student to a medical appointment off-campus
  • Spent time with a student who needed a little TLC
  • Folded a mountain of freshly washed clothes
  • Been woken at 3am by a student who was unwell
  • Planned suppers for the week ahead and then completed the food shopping
  • Been thanked for caring so deeply for our students

This is a non-teaching role with a remuneration package which includes an attractive salary, self-contained accommodation, meals provided in the Dining Hall during term time and access to the Handbury Centre for Wellbeing. As this is a residential position, the accommodation will become your own home with your own furniture and décor.

Geelong Grammar School is committed to the safety of children and has a zero tolerance of child abuse.

For further details and/or to apply, visit the Careers page on our website: www.ggs.vic.edu.au/careers

Applications close at 12noon on Tuesday 19 November 2019. 

GAP Staff - Boarding, Pymble Ladies' College, Sydney - Closes 20 November 2019

Pymble Ladies’ College is a school of the Uniting Church in Australia for girls Kindergarten to Year 12 with boarding from Year 7. The College is committed to creating a personalised learning environment for each Pymble girl. Pymble is universally acknowledged for its outstanding quality and exceptional opportunities. One of the key elements of our strategic plan Towards 2020: Striving for the highest is the development of a high performance and learning culture to enable the delivery of an excellent education.

Please submit an expression of interest if you are interested in a GAP opportunity at the College.

Gap Year staff live on campus as part of the boarding staff of the College, often in one of the three boarding houses, and are provided with all meals during term time and access to kitchen facilities during term breaks.

Gap year staff duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Boarding house duties (including supervising meals and prep and assisting with boarders’ weekend activities)
  • Assisting teachers in the Preparatory and Junior Schools (including out of school hours programs)
  • Coaching and assisting with sport and sporting activities
  • Gap year staff work full-time during school term time and are encouraged to travel throughout Australia as much as possible during term breaks.

Senior First Aid and Life Saving qualifications or experience are desired, as is previous participation in community programs including the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

Please note: Submitting an expression of interest does not automatically ensure you will be offered an interview and/or GAP opportunities.

Applications close 3.00 pm Wednesday 20 November 2019.

 

Boarding Administration Co-ordinator, Pymble Ladies' College - Closes 21 November 2019

We are seeking an enthusiastic, proactive and experienced professional to co-ordinate the administrative requirements of our Boarding School. This permanent role is to be worked 38 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 44 weeks per year including all term-time. The prorata salary for this role is $ 63 357 per annum.

About you

You will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong customer service focus
  • Efficient time management and an ability to prioritise
  • High level of flexibility and adaptability
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail in the preparation of materials both hard copy and electronic
  • Demonstrated high-level computer skills including intermediate level Microsoft suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Proven ability to collate and organise information and manage timeframes and deadlines for self and others
  • Willingness and the ability to adopt a flexible approach to work tasks and to manage changing priorities
  • Willingness and the ability to work productively and effectively in a team to achieve shared goals.

The successful candidate must have a Working with Children Check clearance.

Pymble Ladies’ College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications close 3.00pm Thursday 21 November 2019.

Apply here

Head of Marist College Ashgrove, Brisbane - Closes 22 November 2019

Following the recent announcement that Mr Peter McLoughlin will conclude his highly successful term as Headmaster of Marist College Ashgrove at the end of 2020, the National Director of Marist Schools Australia seeks expressions of interest from highly successful and suitably qualified educators for the position Head of Marist College Ashgrove to commence January 2021

  • Do you aspire to nurture and motivate young people and staff and set high standards for every learner, including students, staff and self?
  • Are you an outstanding Catholic educator with a vision for leading and learning within a contemporary Catholic Day and Boarding school?
  • Will you be an inspiring spiritual leader that challenges young men to be gospel-centred, compassionate and critically engaged for the common good in Church and society?
  • Do you have a passion for building a professional learning community that values inclusive practices, engaging pedagogy and a strong culture of educational excellence?
  • Can you see yourself as Head of one of Brisbane's leading Catholic schools?

To express interest in this position and receive an information package please contact helen.quirk@marists.org.au

Closing date for expressions of interest:  Friday 22 November 2019.

Marist Schools Australia will formally advertise this position in late January 2020.

Boarding Assistant, Loreto Normanhurst, NSW - Closes 22 November 2019

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

We are currently seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join us in the following role:

BOARDING ASSISTANT

Permanent part time Boarding Assistant to work in the Boarding School on Sundays 11:00am to 9:00pm.

Key responsibilities:

  • Reception duties
  • Pastoral care and active supervision of boarding girls
  • Assistance in dormitories
  • Communication with students, parents and other boarding staff.

Knowledge, Skills and experience required:

A current CPR, First Aid and Duty of Care Certificate (or be willing to obtain these credentials)

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 for these roles.

To be considered for this role, please review the application requirements, complete an Employment Application Form – Operations and Support Staff – and forward it together with your CV and cover letter (addressed to the Principal, Ms Marina Ugonotti) to recruitment@loretonh.nsw.edu.au .  Applications that do not include the above mentioned documents will not be considered.  Please reference the position that you are applying for on the application form (Ref BA3).

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

Closing Date: 10:00 am Friday 22 November 2019 

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, NSW - Closes 22 November 2019

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

We are currently seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join us in the following role:

BOARDING ASSISTANT

Permanent part time Boarding Assistant to work in the Boarding School on Saturdays from 7:00am to 5:00pm and Sundays from 11:00am to 6:30pm.

Key responsibilities:

  • Pastoral care and active supervision of boarding girls
  • Supervision of boarders within and outside the boarding school on activities as required
  • Assistance in dormitories
  • Communication with students, parents and other boarding staff.

Knowledge, Skills and experience required:

A current CPR, First Aid and Duty of Care Certificate (or be willing to obtain these credentials)

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 for these roles.

To be considered for this role, please review the application requirements, complete an Employment Application Form – Operations and Support Staff – and forward it together with your CV and cover letter (addressed to the Principal, Ms Marina Ugonotti) to recruitment@loretonh.nsw.edu.au.  Applications that do not include the above mentioned documents will not be considered.   Please reference the position that you are applying for on the application form (Ref BA2)

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

Closing Date: 10:00 am Friday 22 November 2019 

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, NSW - Closes 22 November 2019

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

We are currently seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join us in the following role:

BOARDING ASSISTANT

Permanent part time Boarding Assistant to work in the Boarding School – Saturday 12:00pm to Sunday 3:00pm every second weekend.  Sleepovers will be required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Pastoral care and active supervision of boarding girls
  • Supervision of boarders within and outside the boarding school on activities as required
  • Assistance in dormitories
  • Communication with students, parents and other boarding staff

Knowledge, Skills and experience required:

A current CPR, First Aid and Duty of Care Certificate (or be willing to obtain these credentials)

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 for these roles.

To be considered for this role, please review the application requirements, complete an Employment Application Form – Operations and Support Staff – and forward it together with your CV and cover letter (addressed to the Principal, Ms Marina Ugonotti)to recruitment@loretonh.nsw.edu.au .  Applications that do not include the above mentioned documents will not be considered.   Please reference the position that you are applying for on the application form (Ref BA1).

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

Closing Date: 10:00 am Friday 22 November 2019 

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

Head of Boys Boarding, Charters Towers, QLD - Closes 22 November 2019

Head of Boys Boarding 

  • Commencing Term 1 2020 
  • Full Time, Ongoing 
  • Leadership Opportunity in Charters Towers 

anzuk Education are seeking a dynamic, progressive and creative leader to become our client school's next Head of Boys Boarding. The Head of Boys Boarding will play a key role in supporting the boarding ethos of community, looking after each other and health and well-being. 

Applications from individuals who have experience in a similar boarding roles and can motivate and guide each student along the paths of education and social and personal development are welcomed. 

This is a full time, permanent opportunity commencing Term 1, 2020.

About you:

  • You have demonstrated excellence in boarding 
  • You have a passion to develop your career in the boarding space
  • You have an ability to lead, develop and inspire students
  • You possess excellent interpersonal and are able to communicate sensitively and confidentially with parents, students and other staff
  • You can build and maintain quality relationships in all aspects of your work
  • You are highly organised and take pride in the planning and preparation of tools and resources
  • You embrace opportunities to reflect upon your professional practice and further develop your own skills and knowledge across a variety of different areas
  • Working with multiple stakeholders and collaborating across teams is motivating. Further, you demonstrate effective communication and solutions orientation within this environment and feedback and apply these in all that you do
  • You value contributing to diverse and inclusive communities

About the school

  • Our client school is an equal opportunity employer
  • Co-ed school from K  – 12
  • High achieving environment
  • Offers specialised programmes including Sport and Music Academies
  • Leading College in Northern Queensland
  • Boarding School

If your skills, experience and working style is aligned with this opportunity please submit your Expression of Interest via the apply button or my email address gianni.s@anzuk.education

Applications close 22 November 2019.

Gianni Sgualdino
07 3606 1053

Assistant Head of Boarding, Assumption College, Kilmore, VIC - Closes 24 November 2019

We are seeking an exceptional and caring individual to join our Girls Boarding House team.

Boarding Assistant Head of House (Girls)

Position to commence as soon as possible 

Applications close on 24 November, 2019.

For further information about this position please contact the HR Manager, hr@assumption.vic.gov.au.  For information about working at Assumption visit www.assumption.vic.edu.au/employment.

This is a live in role. Accommodation is modern and spacious.

The Assistant Head of Girls’ Boarding House will work with the Director of Boarding to provide a boarding program that promotes achievement and wellbeing in a ‘spirit of family’. The Assistant Head of Girls’ Boarding House support the Head of Girls Boarding in their respective House community, ensuring that all students and staff are working together for positive and life-giving goals.

We are a Catholic school educating in the Marist tradition. Our Staff are expected to support the Catholic ethos of our School.

Rebecca Cooper, Human Resources Manager 
Assumption College
PO Box 111, Kilmore, Vic, 3764
hr@assumption.vic.edu.au

Residential Tutor, The Scots College, Glengarry Campus, Kangaroo Valley - closes 24 November 2019

Do you have a passion for education, a love of the outdoors, want to inspire and mentor Year 9 boys as they pursue an exciting 6-month residential quest at The Scots College?

About Us

Our Glengarry campus, is an extended stay outdoor education campus located in the pristine Kangaroo Valley, two hours south west of Sydney, which provides a unique learning environment in which boys discover the tools they need to grow into fine young men.

Glengarry’s two-term residential program is an expansive experience that accelerates boys’ social development and it is renowned as a rite of passage into manhood.

About You

Applicants are invited to apply for the full-time, fixed term role of Residential Tutor commencing Term 1 2020.

Working within a unique residential team, the successful applicant will:

  • Ensure the ongoing provision of a warm, caring and safe environment for our boarders.
  • Support the Residential Program 
  • Provide mentoring, friendship for boarding students and foster a sense of community.
  • Assist with the daily running of the Glengarry Campus
  • Support specific outdoor and extra-curricular activities within the Glengarry Program

Benefits:

  • Living on site at our Glengarry campus, all meals are included and access school facilities such as the gym.

Desirable:

  • A Driver’s License
  • Current First Aid, Bronze Medallion and/ or similar qualification

Applicants must demonstrate a positive support for the Christian values of a Presbyterian GPS School.  

To view the detailed role description for this position and apply, please visit www.tsc.nsw.edu.au/employment

Applicants are invited to apply ASAP.

Boarding Administration Co-ordinator, Pymble Lades' College, Sydney - Closes 21 November 2019

We are seeking an enthusiastic, proactive and experienced professional to co-ordinate the administrative requirements of our Boarding School. This permanent role is to be worked 38 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 44 weeks per year including all term-time. The prorata salary for this role is $ 63 357 per annum.

About you

You will have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong customer service focus
  • Efficient time management and an ability to prioritise
  • High level of flexibility and adaptability
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail in the preparation of materials both hard copy and electronic
  • Demonstrated high-level computer skills including intermediate level Microsoft suite of applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Proven ability to collate and organise information and manage timeframes and deadlines for self and others
  • Willingness and the ability to adopt a flexible approach to work tasks and to manage changing priorities
  • Willingness and the ability to work productively and effectively in a team to achieve shared goals.


The successful candidate must have a Working with Children Check clearance.

Pymble Ladies’ College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications close 3.00pm Thursday 21 November 2019.

Apply now

 

Girls Boarding Head of Year, The Rockhampton Grammar School - Closes 25 November 2019

ABOUT THE POSITION

Build your career at one of Australia’s top Schools and Queensland’s largest boarding school. RGS offers excellent remuneration, collaboration, mentoring and professional development. 

In consultation with the Director and Heads of Boarding, the Boarding Head of Year is primarily responsible for the safety, welfare, behaviour, personal development, pastoral care and day to day management of up to 40 girls (in a specific year level).

This position is offered as a teaching or non-teaching role. If the successful applicant is offered the position as a teaching role, they will become a member of the teaching staff with a 0.6 teaching load.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

If successful applicant is offered the position as a 0.6 teaching role, salary is commensurate with teaching qualifications and experience, with an additional allowance for the Boarding Head of Year responsibility. 

Accommodation inclusive of utilities is offered.

The Boarding Head of Year and family are entitled but not obliged to attend all meals in the dining room during term time.  

A current or recent generation smart phone is provided with substantial phone and data usage allowance, via which you will be available at all times, within reason. 

Boarding staff uniform polo shirts are supplied and boarding staff must wear these or other RGS corporate dress when on duty.

KEY DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

The Boarding Head of Year:

Works as a member of the Boarding Staff team, which is characterised by the highest ideals of teamwork, collegiality, integrity and professionalism.

Reports to the Director of Boarding and respective Head of Boarding, and consults routinely with them about the circumstances of a specific gender and Year level of boarders, collective and individual.

Works always in accordance with the ideals of RGS Boarding as per the RGS Boarding Mission Statement.

Works always in accordance with the ideals of the Australian Childhood Foundation Safeguarding Children Program, and will complete the associated online training course. 

Works always with an awareness of The Rockhampton Grammar School policy documents, in particular the legal responsibilities in regard to the Child Protection Policy and Occupational Health and Safety Policy.

Works always with an awareness of Australian Boarding Schools Association National Standards.

Is committed to ongoing professional development.

Welcomes the opportunity for collaborative appraisal.

Is a good role model for our boarding community: ethical, reliable, punctual, proactive, well dressed and groomed.

In consultation with the Director and relevant Head of Boarding, and assisted by Assistants to Boarding Head(s) of Year (if applicable), is primarily responsible for the safety, welfare, behaviour, personal development and pastoral care and day to day management of a cohort of up to 40 Boarders (RGS Boarding is configured by Year levels).

Consults routinely with the Director and relevant Head of Boarding and other Boarding Heads of Year and Assistants to ensure the overall effective management and operation of the Boarding School. 

Works cooperatively with other Boarding Heads of Year and Assistants to effect care and management of all or part of Boarding from time to time, in particular for rostered ‘Responsibility’ weekdays and weekends and periods of absence of the Director, Heads of Boarding or other Boarding Heads of Year.

Will be available at all times, within reason, to assist with and administer to the needs of Boarders.

Maintains a visible and active presence in the House especially during prep and at lights out.

Liaises with relevant Heads and Assistant Heads of School in all matters relating to Boarders in the Day School to effect a cohesive one-school approach.     

Will attend regular Boarding management meetings.

 HOW TO APPLY

1.    Read the Notice to all Candidates – Staff Safer Recruitment Policy and Recruitment and Selection Policy on the RGS website (http://www.rgs.qld.edu.au/employment)

2.    Complete an Application for Employment Form (Teaching or Non-Teaching, depending on whether applicant is a teacher) – found on RGS website (http://www.rgs.qld.edu.au/employment)

3.    Submit your completed Application for Employment Form with your Cover Letter and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae to positions@rgs.qld.edu.au by Monday 25 November.

 

Boarding Assitants (Boys and Girls), The Rockhampton Grammar School - Closes 25 November 2019

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Rockhampton Grammar School is currently recruiting for a number of Boarding roles to commence in January 2020:

  • Full Time Boarding Assistant – Boys
  • Part Time Boarding Assistant – Boys
  • Part Time Boarding Assistant – Girls
  • 15 hour/week Residents - Boys and Girls (non-paid, in return for accommodation and meals. Suitable to undergraduates also). 

In conjunction with the Director, Heads of Boarding, and Boarding Heads of Year, you share the responsibility for the safety, welfare, behaviour, personal development, pastoral care and day to day management of RGS boarders.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Dependent on the role and successful applicant, residential accommodation, inclusive of utilities, may be offered.
  • Boarding assistants are entitled to meals in the dining room during their rostered shift. For residential assistants who reside in school-supplied accommodation, all meals during term time are included.    
  • 15/hour per week Residents are non-paid roles and are offered accommodation and meals as remuneration.
  • Boarding staff uniform polo shirts are supplied and boarding staff must wear these or other RGS corporate dress when on duty.

KEY DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

Boarding Assistants:

  • work as a member of the Boarding Team which is characterised by the highest ideals of teamwork, collegiality, integrity and professionalism.
  • report to the Head of Boarding and Boarding Heads of Year.
  • in consultation with the Head of Boarding, Boarding Heads of Year and Assistants and other boarding staff, share the responsibility for the safety, welfare, behaviour, personal development and pastoral care of Boarders. 
  • work always in accordance with the ideals of RGS Boarding as per the RGS Boarding Mission Statement.
  • works always in accordance with the ideals of the Australian Childhood Foundation Safeguarding Children Program, and will complete the associated online training course. 
  • work always with an awareness of The Rockhampton Grammar School policy documents, in particular the legal responsibilities in regard to the Child Protection Policy and Occupational Health and Safety Policy.
  • works always with an awareness of Australian Boarding Schools Association National Standards (to be advised).
  • will complete Australian Boarding Schools Association recommended Duty of Care Book 1 accreditation course.
  • are committed to ongoing professional development.
  • welcome the opportunity for collaborative appraisal.
  • are good role models for our boarding community: ethical, reliable, punctual, proactive, well dressed and groomed.
  • maintain a visible and active presence in the House when on duty, never leaving the Boarding House without the consent of the responsible staff member.
  • participate in Boarding staff professional development.
  • are encouraged to attend regular Boarding Management meetings (staff roster permitting).
  • are encouraged to contribute to the School’s co-curricular programme.

HOW TO APPLY

1.       Read the Notice to all Candidates – Staff Safer Recruitment Policy and Recruitment and Selection Policy on the RGS website (http://www.rgs.qld.edu.au/employment)

2.       Complete an Application for Employment Form (Non-Teaching) – found on RGS website (http://www.rgs.qld.edu.au/employment)

3.       Submit your completed Application for Employment Form with your Cover Letter and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae to positions@rgs.qld.edu.au by Monday 25 November.

 

Boarding Head of Year, Girls, The Rockhampton Grammar School - Closes 25 November 2019

Permanent, full time. January 2020 start. 

In consultation with the Director and Heads of Boarding, the Boarding Head of Year is primarily responsible for the safety, welfare, behaviour, personal development, pastoral care and day to day management of up to 40 girls (in a specific year level).

This position is offered as a teaching or non-teaching role. If the successful applicant is offered the position as a teaching role, they will become a member of the teaching staff with a 0.6 teaching load. 

KEY DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

The Boarding Head of Year:

  • Works as a member of the Boarding Staff team, which is characterised by the highest ideals of teamwork, collegiality, integrity and professionalism.
  • Reports to the Director of Boarding and respective Head of Boarding, and consults routinely with them about the circumstances of a specific gender and Year level of boarders, collective and individual.
  • Works always in accordance with the ideals of RGS Boarding as per the RGS Boarding Mission Statement.
  • Works always in accordance with the ideals of the Australian Childhood Foundation Safeguarding Children Program, and will complete the associated online training course. 
  • Works always with an awareness of The Rockhampton Grammar School policy documents, in particular the legal responsibilities in regard to the Child Protection Policy and Occupational Health and Safety Policy.
  • Works always with an awareness of Australian Boarding Schools Association National Standards (to be advised).
  • Is committed to ongoing professional development.
  • Welcomes the opportunity for collaborative appraisal.
  • Is a good role model for our boarding community: ethical, reliable, punctual, proactive, well dressed and groomed.
  • In consultation with the Director and relevant Head of Boarding, and assisted by Assistants to Boarding Head(s) of Year (if applicable), is primarily responsible for the safety, welfare, behaviour, personal development and pastoral care and day to day management of a cohort of up to 40 Boarders (RGS Boarding is configured by Year levels).
  • Consults routinely with the Director and relevant Head of Boarding and other Boarding Heads of Year and Assistants to ensure the overall effective management and operation of the Boarding School. 
  • Works cooperatively with other Boarding Heads of Year and Assistants to effect care and management of all or part of Boarding from time to time, in particular for rostered ‘Responsibility’ weekdays and weekends and periods of absence of the Director, Heads of Boarding or other Boarding Heads of Year.
  • Will be available at all times, within reason, to assist with and administer to the needs of Boarders.
  • Maintains a visible and active presence in the House especially during prep and at lights out.
  • Liaises with relevant Heads and Assistant Heads of School in all matters relating to Boarders in the Day School to effect a cohesive one-school approach.     
  • Will attend regular Boarding management meetings.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • If successful applicant is offered the position as a 0.6 teaching role, salary is commensurate with teaching qualifications and experience, with an additional allowance for the Boarding Head of Year responsibility. 
  • Accommodation inclusive of utilities is offered.
  • The Boarding Head of Year and family are entitled but not obliged to attend all meals in the dining room during term time.  
  • A current or recent generation smart phone is provided with substantial phone and data usage allowance, via which you will be available at all times, within reason. 
  • Boarding staff uniform polo shirts are supplied and boarding staff must wear these or other RGS corporate dress when on duty.

N.B This position description contains the most important duties and tasks regarding the job to be done. It is not an exclusive/exhaustive list.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Read the Notice to all Candidates – Staff Safer Recruitment Policy and Recruitment and Selection Policy on the RGS website (http://www.rgs.qld.edu.au/employment)
  2. Complete an Application for Employment Form (Teaching or Non-Teaching, depending on whether applicant is a teacher) – found on RGS website (http://www.rgs.qld.edu.au/employment)
  3. Submit your completed Application for Employment Form with your Cover Letter and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae to positions@rgs.qld.edu.au by Monday 25 November.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Boarding Graduate Assistant, Brisbane Grammar School - Closes 25 November 2019

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 a Boarding Graduate Assistant for our Boarding Facility (Harlin House). No previous boarding experience is required. A Boarding Graduate Assistant (BGA) is provided with accommodation (year-long) and meals (term time only) in return for fulfilling the duties of this role.

The BGA is responsible for the supervision and management of boarders within Harlin House and assisting with a program of activities that enriches the boarding experience. 

If you are excited by the idea of contributing to the boarding community at Brisbane Grammar School, then please click apply and you will be directed to our recruitment website.

This part-time, term time fixed term role commences in Term 1 2020.

‚ÄčApplications close: 

‚Äč4.00 pm Monday 25 November 2019

Brisbane Grammar School reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified. 

Brisbane Grammar School is an equal opportunity employer.

Web: http://www.brisbanegrammar.com

Apply Now

Boarding Assistants, The Rockhampton Grammar School - Closes 25 November 2019

The Rockhampton Grammar School is currently recruiting for a number of Boarding roles to commence in January 2020:

  • Full Time Boarding Assistant - Boys
  • Part Time Boarding Assistant - Boys
  • Part Time Boarding Assistant - Girls
  • 15 hour/week Residents - Boys and Girls (non-paid, in return for accommodation and meals. Suitable to undergraduates also). 

In conjunction with the Director, Heads of Boarding, and Boarding Heads of Year, you share the responsibility for the safety, welfare, behaviour, personal development, pastoral care and day to day management of RGS boarders.

BOARDING ASSISTANTS:

  • work as a member of the Boarding Team which is characterised by the highest ideals of teamwork, collegiality, integrity and professionalism.
  • report to the Head of Boarding and Boarding Heads of Year.
  • in consultation with the Heads of Boarding, Boarding Heads of Year and other boarding staff, share the responsibility for the safety, welfare, behaviour, personal development and pastoral care of Boarders.
  • work always in accordance with the ideals of RGS Boarding as per the RGS Boarding Mission Statement.
  • works always in accordance with the ideals of the Australian Childhood Foundation Safeguarding Children Program, and will complete the associated online training course.
  • work always with an awareness of The Rockhampton Grammar School policy documents, in particular the legal responsibilities in regard to the Child Protection Policy and Occupational Health and Safety Policy.
  • works always with an awareness of Australian Boarding Schools Association National Standards (to be advised).
  • are committed to ongoing professional development.
  • welcome the opportunity for collaborative appraisal.
  • are good role models for our boarding community: ethical, reliable, punctual, proactive, well dressed and groomed.
  • maintain a visible and active presence in the House when on duty, never leaving the Boarding House without the consent of the responsible staff member.
  • participate in Boarding staff professional development.
  • are encouraged to attend regular Boarding Management meetings (staff roster permitting).
  • are encouraged to contribute to the School’s co-curricular programme.

N.B Please visit the RGS Website for a list of specific duties and responsibilities.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Dependent on the role and successful applicant, residential accommodation, inclusive of utilities, may be offered.
  • Boarding assistants are entitled to meals in the dining room during their rostered shift. For residential assistants who reside in school-supplied accommodation, all meals during term time are included.    
  • 15/hour per week Residents are non-paid roles and are offered accommodation and meals as remuneration.
  • Boarding staff uniform polo shirts are supplied and boarding staff must wear these or other RGS corporate dress when on duty.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Read the Notice to all Candidates – Staff Safer Recruitment Policy and Recruitment and Selection Policy on the RGS website (http://www.rgs.qld.edu.au/employment)
  2. Complete an Application for Employment Form (Non-Teaching) – found on RGS website (http://www.rgs.qld.edu.au/employment)
  3. Submit your completed Application for Employment Form with your Cover Letter and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae to positions@rgs.qld.edu.au by Monday 25 November.

Only successful applicants will be contacted. 

Assistant Head of Boarding, Tara Anglican School for Girls, Sydney - Closes 26 November 2019

Tara Anglican School for Girls is seeking to employ an Assistant Head of Boarding to provide support to the Director of Boarding in the Boarding House and ensure that students are appropriately cared for.

This is a permanent position Monday to Friday with some weekends, working term time only.

For a full job description please see the PD on www.tara.nsw.edu.au

All applications to be addressed to:

The Director of Policy, Compliance and Human Resources

Tara Anglican School for Girls

Masons Drive, North Parramatta, NSW 2151

Applications Close: 26 November 2019

All Tara staff are expected to be committed to the overall life of the School, willing to participate in the School's extra curricular program and supportive of its Christian ethos.

Tara is a non-smoking workplace.

Employment will be subject to providing evidence of a current and valid Working with Children Check.

School Principal, Yakanarra Community School, WA - Closes 28 November 2019

About the Organisation

Yakanarra is a small Aboriginal community, approximately 60 kilometres south-west of Fitzroy Crossing in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Derby-West Kimberley. Road access is via the Cherabun Road which intersects the Great Northern Highway 57 km east of Fitzroy Crossing.

School aged children in the Yakanarra community attend the Yakanarra Community School. Established in 1991, the school conducts classes from pre-school to year 10 and caters for approximately 20 primary students and 10 junior secondary students. 

About the Opportunity

Yakanarra Community School has a rewarding opportunity for a full-timeSchool Principal to lead their team in the St Georges Ranges in WA, starting Term 1, 2020.

Reporting to the Board, you will be responsible for overseeing and implementing the unique learning model which includes both an on-country learning program and a regular language lesson proponent run by the Indigenous staff.

Please note: These duties can be split into a Principal and an Administration officer role, if you are looking to apply as a couple. In this case, the Administration Officer would be compensated accordingly, in line with their experience and qualifications.

Yakanarra Community School works closely with the local community to make sure each student is well taken care of in all areas of their lives, not just education. 

About the Benefits

Yakanarra Community School is located in a safe and passionate community about seven hours inland from Broome. The school is well-resourced and the building and grounds are very well kept. Yakanarra is a dry community and the community work hard to keep it this way. All non-Indigenous staff are asked to follow this community rule and not bring alcohol into Yakanarra.

For your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary circa $115,000 plus super, an annual tax rebate of $1,173. You will also have access to salary sacrificing up to $500 a fortnight, relocation assistanceand subsidised, fully furnished private accommodation at $50/$75 per week.

You will also be provided with your own fully maintained vehicle, for work and personal use.

If you are an experienced teacher looking to relocate to this supportive, close-knit community - Apply Now!

Boarding House Supervisor, Snowy Mountains Grammar School, Jindabyne - Closes 28 November 2019

Snowy Mountains Grammar School is seeking committed, dynamic, caring and enthusiastic boarding staff who are passionate and experienced in working with young men and women in a residential environment. We have both full-time and part-time roles starting in January 2020.

Nestled in the foothills of Australia’s pristine alpine mountain region and located on the shore of the beautiful Lake Jindabyne, only a short drive from the Alpine resorts of Thredbo and Perisher, Snowy Mountains Grammar School is truly unique.

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.

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.

In addition to its diverse academic program, the School provides an extensive co-curricular program that includes Mountain Biking, Equestrian, Snowsports and Aviation. Snowy Mountains Grammar School has also been recognised for its innovative approach to education, receiving The Educator Magazine’s Innovative Schools award two years running (2016 & 2017) and has been named as a recipient of a National Award in Education (Boarding) in 2018 as well as being a finalist in other categories.

For more information or to apply for this role, please visit our website: 

http://www.smgs.nsw.edu.au/employment

Principal, The Glennie School, Toowoomba - Closes 2 December 2019

The Glennie School, located in Toowoomba, is a leading K-12 Anglican girls’ day and boarding school.  Established in 1908, the School has a proud reputation for providing a well-rounded education that enables students to learn, flourish and be happy in all aspects of their lives.

The role is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced educational leader to work alongside the School Council and with the staff to develop a world-class education.

The successful candidate will be able to faithfully and effectively live the vision for Anglican schools in Southern Queensland and support the holistic approach and emphasis of the School, as well as a proven ability to work collaboratively with a Council, leadership team, staff and community to:

  • Ensure the rituals and traditions of the Anglican Church are central to the life of the School.
  • Inspire and encourage staff and students in their faith journey in line with the Anglican ethos and values.
  • Promote and sustain a high performing, caring and inclusive culture.
  • Develop and implement strategic initiatives that realise the School vision.
  • Inspire students to set ambitious goals, contribute to the community, care for others, thrive and achieve in all aspects of their education.
  • Lead staff in a harmonious manner to nurture and enhance the professional excellence of all staff.
  • Sustain a strong school community and reputation, building trusted relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Oversee the commercial and organisational aspects to ensure the success of the School.

This exceptional opportunity will appeal to a faithful leader who is a creative and inspiring educational leader, having worked in a senior leadership position within a high performing school culture.   An ability to demonstrate insights into boarding environments and regional settings will be highly regarded.

For a confidential and initial enquiry, please contact Mr Milton Cujes on mcujes@icloud.com or +61 416 209 365

Applications close on Monday, 2 December

School Nurse, PLC Armidale, NSW - Closes 4 December 2019

About the business

At PLC Armidale, we specialise in educating girls to be successful young women.

In 2017, PLC Armidale launched "Pathways", an ELICOS (English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students) program for international students seeking enrolment into mainstream Australian independent schools, mostly in Sydney or Melbourne.

The program was initially established for girls at the PLC Armidale campus. 2019 saw the commencement of PLC Pathways Bathurst, a campus for boys located within the newly amalgamated Scots All Saints College.

PLC Pathways is a fully residential ELICOS program set in a school context. The students participate in the broader activities and experiences of school life to better prepare for the transition to mainstream independent schools, particularly boarding schools.

About the role

POSITION TITLE: School Nurse - Pathways

CLASSIFICATION: Permanent, full-time 

REPORTS TO: College Nurse / Director of Pathways

REMUNERATION: $62,870

The School Nurse (Pathways) will be required to work independently and proactively with international students, their families and staff, in assisting with and supporting the health and well-being of the students. As such, expert nursing care, counselling, fluency in a language other than English (preferably Chinese) along with a qualification in healthcare would be required.

The successful applicant will work closely with students and the families of students. Clear, concise and multilingual communication skills are important along with the capacity to relate well with others. A people centric approach accompanied by a diligent work ethic is required.

The School Nurse will be proactive as well as a team player, demonstrating a continuous improvement approach.

Skills and Experience

  • Qualification as a registered nurse qualified to practice in NSW
  • Knowledge of current nursing practices and techniques
  • Experience in the health care sector
  • Fluency in an Asian language, preferably Chinese
  • Current unencumbered Class C Drivers Licence
  • Working with children check
  • Expertise and skills in Information Technology including management and analysis of databases
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport and maintain working relationships with students, parents, health professionals, staff and a diverse range of stakeholders.

Tasks and Duties

  • Provide first aid for illness or injury and general nursing care to students;
  • Monitor and screen for risks and special health requirements of students;
  • Provide health counselling as requested by students or staff and referral to outside resources as required;
  • Inform families of accidents or illness to students according to school policies and procedures;
  • Convey information in a clear, concise manner that is readily understood by people from a range of backgrounds;
  • Educate students and families of the students with a focus on health promotion;
  • Liaison with relevant health professionals, families of students and teaching staff as required;
  • Management and analysis of databases;
  • Proficiency in written communication, including strong attention to detail and ability to assist with translation if required;
  • Willingness to undertake further professional learning in the area of adolescent health and well-being, counselling, and health promotion;
  • Willingness to work outside normal office hours as required, which may involve some supervision or transport of students in the Boarding House; and
  • Demonstrated ability to take direction/work in a team as well as show initiative, and work unsupervised to meet commitments and strict deadlines.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Nursing: 3 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Class C Drivers (Required)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) (Preferred)

Language:

  • Chinese (Preferred)

Work Eligibility:

  • The candidate can work permanently with no restriction on hours (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • Training and professional development assistance

 

Boarding Wellbeing Leader, Knox Grammar School, Sydney - Closes 5 December 2019

ABOUT US

Knox Grammar School is an Independent, multi-campus K-12 day and boarding school for boys located at Wahroonga on Sydney’s North Shore and is acknowledged as one of Australia’s leading schools. The current level of enrolment is over 3000 students including 280 boarders who are nurtured, educated and cared for by highly skilled academic, support and operational staff. The Boarding Team is inspired by the highest ideals of teamwork, collegiality, integrity and professionalism. The School is an activity of the Uniting Church and provides a secure environment with outstanding facilities where boys can develop academically, culturally, physically, socially, spiritually and through a broad range of sporting and recreational activities. Knox has two junior school campuses, and a senior school campus.

ROLE PURPOSE

The Boarding Wellbeing Leader is member of the Wellbeing Team and the purpose developing proactive Positive Psychology and best practice, interventions for boarding students Years 7-12. In addition to provide boarding staff with psychoeducation and professional development.

This position is, permanent part time, 4 hours per day (3.00pm to 7.00pm) on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday during term time only.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

Essential:

  • Current full Professional Psychologist Registration (AHPRA)
  • Demonstrated successful employment in a range of settings, with experience collaborating in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Working knowledge and interest in Positive Psychology.

Desirable, but not essential:

 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS  4.00pm Friday 5 December, 2019

  • Experience working in a school environment in counselling
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively participate in a team approach to child wellbeing.
  • Experience in facilitating and developing evidence-based proactive group interventions
  • Experience in facilitating and developing psychology and/or wellbeing evidence-based professional development

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this position, and to find out more about becoming a member of staff at Knox, please visit our website www.knox.nsw.edu.au/employment.

Successful applicants will be required to provide the School with a current NSW Working with Children Check number.

www.knox.nsw.edu.au/employment

KNOX GRAMMAR SCHOOL, WAHROONGA, SYDNEY

Boarding Assistant, Toowoomba Anglican School, QLD - Closes 8 December 2019

Toowoomba Anglican School was founded in 1911 and celebrates a rich tradition of excellence in academic and boarding provisions.  Staff at TAS lead by example, as there is a high expectation of students with regard to personal conduct and social responsibility.

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for Boarding Assistants in Secondary Boys' Boarding.

The successful applicant will be required to work 15 hours each week during term time in the Senior (Years 7-12) and boarding house. The position is ideal for university students. Applicants must hold or have applied for a Working With Children Blue Card.

Boarding Assistants are provided with accommodation, internet access, use of facilities all year round and meals during the term in lieu of payment.

A Position Description is available by contacting the School Boarding Office on (07) 4639 8122 or boardingoffice@taschool.qld.edu.au

Applications from suitable persons, including the names and telephone numbers of three confidential referees, should be addressed to the Director of Boarding.

Online applications will be received via the SEEK website - please click the 'Apply' button.

Please note only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

School Nurse, PLC Armidale, NSW - Closes 14 December 2019

About the business

At PLC Armidale, we specialise in educating girls to be successful young women.

In 2017, PLC Armidale launched "Pathways", an ELICOS (English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students) program for international students seeking enrolment into mainstream Australian independent schools, mostly in Sydney or Melbourne.

The program was initially established for girls at the PLC Armidale campus. 2019 saw the commencement of PLC Pathways Bathurst, a campus for boys located within the newly amalgamated Scots All Saints College.

PLC Pathways is a fully residential ELICOS program set in a school context. The students participate in the broader activities and experiences of school life to better prepare for the transition to mainstream independent schools, particularly boarding schools.

About the role

POSITION TITLE: School Nurse - Pathways

CLASSIFICATION: Permanent, full-time 

REPORTS TO: College Nurse / Director of Pathways

REMUNERATION: $62,870

The School Nurse (Pathways) will be required to work independently and proactively with international students, their families and staff, in assisting with and supporting the health and well-being of the students. As such, expert nursing care, counselling, fluency in a language other than English (preferably Chinese) along with a qualification in healthcare would be required.

The successful applicant will work closely with students and the families of students. Clear, concise and multilingual communication skills are important along with the capacity to relate well with others. A people centric approach accompanied by a diligent work ethic is required.

The School Nurse will be proactive as well as a team player, demonstrating a continuous improvement approach.

Skills and Experience

  • Qualification as a registered nurse qualified to practice in NSW
  • Knowledge of current nursing practices and techniques
  • Experience in the health care sector
  • Fluency in an Asian language, preferably Chinese
  • Current unencumbered Class C Drivers Licence
  • Working with children check
  • Expertise and skills in Information Technology including management and analysis of databases
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build rapport and maintain working relationships with students, parents, health professionals, staff and a diverse range of stakeholders.

Tasks and Duties

  • Provide first aid for illness or injury and general nursing care to students;
  • Monitor and screen for risks and special health requirements of students;
  • Provide health counselling as requested by students or staff and referral to outside resources as required;
  • Inform families of accidents or illness to students according to school policies and procedures;
  • Convey information in a clear, concise manner that is readily understood by people from a range of backgrounds;
  • Educate students and families of the students with a focus on health promotion;
  • Liaison with relevant health professionals, families of students and teaching staff as required;
  • Management and analysis of databases;
  • Proficiency in written communication, including strong attention to detail and ability to assist with translation if required;
  • Willingness to undertake further professional learning in the area of adolescent health and well-being, counselling, and health promotion;
  • Willingness to work outside normal office hours as required, which may involve some supervision or transport of students in the Boarding House; and
  • Demonstrated ability to take direction/work in a team as well as show initiative, and work unsupervised to meet commitments and strict deadlines.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Nursing: 3 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Class C Drivers (Required)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) (Preferred)

Language:

  • Chinese (Preferred)

Work Eligibility:

  • The candidate can work permanently with no restriction on hours (Preferred)

Benefits:

  • Training and professional development assistance

 

Assistant Boarding Housemaster, Toowoomba Grammar School, QLD - Closes 14 December 2019

Purpose of the Position

The Assistant Boarding Housemaster will provide assistance to the Housemaster and deputise for

him in his absence. The overriding area of responsibility will be the pastoral care of all boarders with

an emphasis on their welfare and monitoring their academic effort. This position is suited to an

individual who has aspirations to become a Housemaster in the future.

Reporting Relationships

The Assistant Boarding Housemaster is responsible to the Headmaster through the Deputy

Headmaster, the Director of Boarding, and the Housemaster of the applicable boarding house.

Duties

The Assistant Boarding Housemaster will assist with:

Administration of the Boarding House.

Liaison with academic and administration staff.

Organisation and direction of House Resident Staff.

Inter-House events.

House social functions and charity events.

Supervision duties as determined by the duty roster of the Boarding House. This varies according to House staffing arrangements, but usually involves, on average, up to 15 hours per week of duty.

Specific Responsibilities

In addition to the responsibilities of the Master-on-Duty as outlined in the Boarding Staff Handbook, the Assistant Boarding Housemaster will:

Assist the Housemaster with the academic tracking of boys in the Boarding House.

Liaise and work with academic support staff in the Senior School, including the Head of Diverse Learners and Learning Support Staff, to ensure boys with special needs and learning difficulties are closely monitored.

Regularly interview boys regarding their academic workload and progress.

Have intimate knowledge of the Assessment Planner for boys to identify busy periods and work with boys with regard to their time management and organisational skills.

Interview boys flagged by the Director of Studies as ‘at risk’.

Work alongside boys in ensuring they utilise academic assistance and extension programmes provided by the School and involve themselves thoroughly in the co-curricular programme.

Facilitate a peer support programme where older boys mentor younger boys with their academic work.

Provide a strong presence in the House with regard to discipline, adherence to rules, welfare, academic support/extension for all boys in the House, when you are on duty.

Provide cover for sick/absent staff as directed by the Housemaster, up to 20 hours per term, in addition to normal rostered duties.

The School reserves the right to alter roles and responsibilities to suit the leadership and management requirements at that point in time.

Employment Conditions

Communications - Staff must have an active telephone number or email address for contact purposes, and ensure that any changes are notified promptly to management. The use of mobile devices for personal voice or text communications during work time is not allowed except for urgent matters only.

Citizenship - Any position offered at Toowoomba Grammar School is subject to the applicant holding Australian Citizenship or a valid and appropriate authority from the Department of Immigration permitting ongoing paid employment in Australia. Documentary proof of citizenship or work permits must be provided on request.

Code of Conduct: All staff are expected to be familiar with and abide by the School’s Professional Code of Conduct and with all of the School’s policies and procedures relevant to this position.

Notice: Employment may be terminated by either the employee or the employer with the giving of at least four weeks’ notice in writing during School term time, (or such other period as may be specified in a future Enterprise Agreement) except in cases of misconduct, when dismissal will be immediate.

Probation: All new appointments at Toowoomba Grammar School are subject to a six-month probationary period

Workplace Health & Safety:

Teacher Registration: Teaching Registration needs to remain valid while performing this role.

Child Protection Training: All School employees must complete child protection training either on-line through the organisation Independent Schools Queensland at www.isqconnectandlearn.qld.edu.au or attend a training seminar at the School.

First Aid: School policy requires all new employees to undertake a First Aid course unless a copy of a current First Aid Certificate can be provided. Any employee who has regular contact with students will be required to maintain current First Aid and/or CPR qualifications. For non-contact staff this requirement is optional. Staff have a four month period, from commencement, to obtain current First Aid qualifications, and the School will provide assistance with the cost of attending First Aid certification and re-certification courses.

All employees have an obligation to comply with Workplace Health and Safety policies, procedures and instructions and not place at risk the health and safety of any person at the workplace. Staff must never be under the influence of alcohol while at work, and involvement with any illegal activity or substances will result in termination of employment.

All employees are required to dress appropriately to their position and visible tattoos and/or piercings may be unfavourably looked upon. The Headmaster reserves the right to counsel any employee if their appearance is deemed to be unruly, inappropriate or not befitting the professional image of this highly regarded public institution.

By Government Regulation, smoking is prohibited anywhere on the School grounds and within five metres of the boundary.

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Boarding House Supervisor (non-residential), The Glennie School, Toowoomba, QLD - Closes 16 December 2019

The Glennie School is an Anglican school for girls in Toowoomba, providing exceptional education for prep, primary and secondary students with boarding from Year 6. The School enjoys an excellent reputation for the quality of its programs, care and support offered to students, as well as the commitment, dedication and professionalism of its staff. 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, capable, responsible person who will enjoy making a positive difference to the boarding lives for Glennie girls in the nurturing environment of the Glennie School’s Boarding Houses. As a member of the Glennie boarding community you will play an important role in creating a positive, supportive and welcoming culture which encourages full participation in the academic and extracurricular programs within the School. 

Our boarding house is truly a home away from home and the Boarding House Supervisor needs to ensure that, as in any home, the girls are cared for and supported in all aspects of their lives with a kind, guiding, and firm hand as they strive to be all they can be.

The School is looking for a part-time Boarding House Supervisor (non-residential) commencing as soon as possible. This position incorporates evening work and some weekend work including an overnight.

A current First Aid qualification will be highly regarded and the successful applicant will be expected to undertake Duty of Care training. 

The successful applicant must be supportive and sympathetic to the ethos of Anglican Schools and must either have a current Blue Card or have their application in process.

Applications must include a cover letter, resume and the contact details of at least three referees.

For a Position Description please visit www.glennie.qld.edu.au

Please forward applications marked 'Confidential' no later than 1 pm Monday 16 December 2019: 

Mrs Sabine Eadie

Human Resources Manager

The Glennie School

246a Herries Street

TOOWOOMBA   QLD 4350

E: hr@glennie.qld.edu.au

P: 07 4688 8767  

Head of Boarding House, Sirius College, Melbourne - Closes 18 December 2019

  • Head of Boarding House
  • Located in Broadmeadows
  • Monday - Friday (on-call 24 hours)

Sirius College is a Non-denominational independent school (F-12) and is one of the leading educational institutions in Northern Melbourne.

About this role:

The boarding house structure at Sirius College is comprised of two boarding houses of which there is a Head of Boarding House personnel at each. The primary focus will be to maintain the operations of the Boarding House on a day-to-day basis in consultation with the Director of Pastoral Care.

This is a residential position which will include accommodation. The position is open to a family in which both couples may share the full-time position (1.0FTE) in overlooking the boarding houses.

Job tasks and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate every aspect of life in the Boarding House ranging from pastoral care, House routines, duty rosters, staff responsibilities, staff appraisals, tutorials, maintenance, House special events, House outings, student movement, student leave.
  • Manage the welfare and supervision of students residing in the boarding house.
  • Ensure students maintain a balanced curriculum of both academic and extracurricular activities.
  • Take responsibility for the enrolment of students (including policy) into the boarding house and disciplinary issues resulting in expulsion.
  • Communicate regularly with parents about day-to-day progress of their child in addition to communication regarding specific incidents.
  • Ensure the buildings and furnishings are appropriately maintained and advise when required of any maintenance or improvements required to the appropriate personnel.
  • Provide and organise supervision for students for the duration of their residence within the boarding house.
  • Maintain student leaves and continuous monitoring of student attendance with check-in and check-out times along with student behaviour within the boarding house.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must hold a First Aid certificate (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid)
  • Must hold a CPR certificate (HLTAID001 Provide CPR)
  • Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management certificate
  • Must hold a current Working With Children Check (WWCC) or valid Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration.
  • Ability to identify possible child safety concerns that may arise in the boarding house.
  • The ability to manage and coordinate “housekeeping” duties.
  • Strong understanding and application of compliance within a boarding house environment

                                 **Position will commence 2020**

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Boarding House Supervisor, Sirius College, Melbourne - Closes 18 December 2019

  • Part-tme 0.5 FTE 
  • Located in Broadmeadows
  • 3pm – 9am (Overnight inclusive)

Sirius College is a Non-denominational independent school (F-12) and is one of the leading educational institutions in Northern Melbourne.

About this role:

The Boarding House Supervisor plays a crucial role in fostering a positive, caring and open culture that encourages full participation in studies and extracurricular programs within the school and boarding house. Boarding House Supervisors are expected to model appropriate behaviours, values and attitudes in accordance with the Sirius College ethos.

This is a residential position which will include accommodation. 

Job tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide homework support for students and facilitate assistance for students when required.
  • Notify and gather students for scheduled study sessions and gather phones prior to study commencement.
  • Monitor individual health and wellbeing of students residing in the boarding house and reporting any matters of concern to the Head of Boarding House.
  • Take attendance of students who reside in the boarding house, taking immediate action in the event there is an unexplained absence.
  • Organise and attend activities organised outside of school hours taking into consideration the risk and health requirements of students and liaising with boarding staff.
  • Maintaining professional conduct and practice in accordance with the responsibilities of the position and as a member of Sirius College.
  • Ensure there is always an adult within the boarding house at all times for supervision.
  • Behave in a proactive manner when on duty, spending time with students at all times, walking the floor, listen, observe and act.
  • Lead by example, presenting as a positive role model in terms of behaviour, grooming, hygiene and language.
  • Maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality when interacting with students, parents and staff.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must hold a First Aid certificate (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid)
  • Must hold a CPR certificate (HLTAID001 Provide CPR)
  • Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management certificate
  • Must hold a current Working With Children Check (WWCC) or valid Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An ability to work within a team environment.

                           **Position will commence 2020**

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Boarding Manager, Girls Boarding in Richmond, Melbourne Indigenous Transition School - Closes 31 December 2019

Alumni House Manager (Girls Boarding)

  • Senior role for an experienced Boarding Manager / Head of House
  • Innovation in Indigenous education
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • New Boarding House

The Organisation 

The Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS) is a residential transition school for Indigenous students from remote and regional communities.  Each year, 22 boys and girls at Year 7 come to MITS for one year

At the end of their MITS year, students transition into scholarship positions at Melbourne schools.  Alumni House is a residential facility to support up to 18 of these girls in years 8 to 12.

In this role you will manage a team of 5 Boarding staff and be responsible for staffing, operations and financial management.  The development of relationships of trust, understanding and clear communication with families, guardians, Indigenous communities and Melbourne schools is core to this role.  The fostering of strong and respectful relationships within a strong culture based on MITS values of respect, courage, culture, and care is also a core part of the role.

You are an experienced Boarding Manager with extensive experience in girls’ education, ideally including Indigenous students.

This role is an excellent opportunity to advance your career in a senior role with ongoing potential for personal development through the growth and development of the organisation.  This is an innovative and exciting project making a real impact on the lives of Indigenous students and communities.  This is a unique challenge for a passionate Boarding professional who is serious about their professional contribution and development.

For a confidential discussion, please contact the Hilary Dixon by email careers@MITS.vic.edu.au  For a position description and information about the role, please visit the web site www.mits.vic.gov.au

Please forward your application to careers@MITS.vic.edu.au.  There is no closing date on this role, applications will be reviewed as they are received.    

As MITS is a Public Benevolent Institution, MITS employees are entitled to salary package up to the Fringe Benefits Tax Concession Cap limit (currently $31,117).

Melbourne Indigenous Transition School
16 The Vaucluse Richmond VIC 3121

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?