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BOARDING HOUSE SUPERVISOR, METHODIST LADIES' COLLEGE MELBOURNE, CLOSES - 18 FEBRUARY 2019

Boarding House Supervisor

Full time, working term time only

3 year fixed term position

Commencing ASAP

Methodist Ladies’ College is one of Australia’s most respected and innovative schools, with over 2,000 students from our Early Learning Centre to Year 12.

Applications are invited from suitably skilled and motivated professionals for the full time fixed term 3 year position of Boarding House Supervisor commencing ASAP, working term time only.

The underlying philosophy of Tiddeman Boarding House is to empower our boarding students to take charge of their learning, resulting in confident young women who create their own future.  Boarding Supervisors are key members of the Boarding team and are jointly accountable for the welfare of approximately 110 students from Years 7 – 12, helping to support students and parents throughout the school. This position involves shift work, including weekends and some overnight stays on a rotating roster.  Accommodation provided for overnight stays.

Please note: staff may be required to work some additional days during non-term weeks to undertake duties including, but not limited to, preparing for the commencing Term.  Staff will be remunerated accordingly.

For a position description and further information please see our web site at www.mlc.vic.edu.au/about-us/employment or phone (03) 9274 8542. Applications close at midday Monday 18 February 2019.

To apply online simply:

1. Click on Apply Now and go through to the MLC web site

2. Read the Position Description for this role

3. Complete the MLC application form attaching your resume and covering letter

BOARDING SUPERVISOR, PEACE LUTHERAN COLLEGE, CLOSES - 20 FEBRUARY 2019

PEACE LUTHERAN COLLEGE

BOARDING SUPERVISOR

16.5 hrs/week part-time position
(including some weekend shifts/overnights) 
commencing 25 February, 2019

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to join our dynamic team and help care for our male boarding students. This is your opportunity to shine in a caring Christian community that will reward your love of learning, as you support others to achieve their goals.

The position involves the supervision of male boarding students on weekends, some evening shifts during the week and assisting boarders in the homework program.

Additional hours may be futuristically available for applicants who hold an MR or HR licence.

A detailed role description can be found on the College Website: www.plc.qld.edu.au

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a capacity and willingness to engage with the Christian ethos of our College and will hold, or be prepared to obtain, a Blue Card (Working with Children).

Applications for the above position close 9 am Wednesday, 20 February 2019 and should be emailed, along with references to: 
applications@plc.qld.edu.au

LIVE-IN BOARDING SUPERVISORS, ST BRENDAN'S COLLEGE, CLOSES - 22 FEBRUARY 2019

 

LIVE-IN BOARDING SUPERVISORS

 

St Brendan’s College is a Catholic Year 7 to 12 day and boarding school for boys located on a beautiful 300-acre campus in Yeppoon, on the Capricorn Coast.  The College is the leading choice for boys in Central Queensland, with the teaching methods and practices focussed specifically on a single sex education. Emphasis is on the development of the whole person and in particular the need to grow boys into respectful, confident and successful young men of faith. A proactive Pastoral Care program and the Edmund Rice ethos underpins all endeavours and creates boys who understand and believe in service to the community in a spirit of justice and solidarity.

The boarding residences provide a wonderful living environment for boarders, nestled amongst beautiful gardens, abundant sporting fields and adjacent to the first-class academic facilities of the College.  Every opportunity is at the boys’ fingertips and with guidance from the Heads of Residence, House Parents and members of the support services, there is space for them to grow and mature.

We are seeking applications from dynamic, experienced and committed individuals with a strong desire to support and encourage our young men by actively fulfilling the role of Live-in Boarding Supervisors.  Applicants must have a current Working with Children Check (Blue Card) or have the ability to obtain one.  Application Forms and information for applicants can be found at our website www.sbc.qld.edu.au

All enquiries can be directed to:

Ms Dee-Anne Emblem, Principal’s PA / Office Manager, principalpa@sbc.qld.edu.au or 4939 9403.  Applications close Friday 22nd February 2019.

DEPUTY HEAD OF COLLEGE, THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, CLOSES - 22 FEBRUARY 2019

DEPUTY HEAD OF COLLEGE

Job no: 0003215
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Office of Vice-Chancellor's Office
Department/School: Department of Engagement
Salary: $157,633 (HEW 10B)
Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - 17% superannuation

The Deputy Head of International House of the University of Melbourne has a key role in initiating, implementing and supervising programs to support students’ sound academic, social, personal and community development. The Deputy Head is responsible for overseeing the pastoral and welfare program, as well as the academic program. The Deputy Head drives the admissions process for the college. The Deputy Head takes a proactive role in management decisions related to staff, students, resources, finance and facilities.  The Deputy Head must be able to function and lead effectively as part of a team but also use initiative where necessary.  The role also includes assisting with and developing effective working relationships with relevant individuals and sections within the University as well as with other residential colleges. The Deputy Head of College reports to the Head of College.

International House is a residential college of the University of Melbourne located at 241 Royal Parade, Parkville. It is a semi-autonomous unit of the University directed by the Council of International House with management responsibility given to the Head of College.

Founded in 1957 to provide a safe and secure place of residence where Australian and international male students could live and learn together, International House has expanded to 292 undergraduate and 56 graduate students, roughly half male and half female, with approximately half being Australians and half from about 40 other countries.  There are 10 full time staff and 16 part time staff employed at International House that assist the University of Melbourne, with additional catering and cleaning staff employed by contractors.

For further information see http://www.ihouse.unimelb.edu.au/

Position Description

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

HEAD OF BOARDING, ABORIGINAL HOSTEL LIMITED, CLOSES - 24 FEBRUARY 2019

Head of Boarding 

Aboriginal Hostel Limited's (AHL's) purpose is to provide culturally safe, fit-for-purpose, affordable accommodation for Indigenous Australians who need to be away from home to access employment opportunities, health, education and other essential services.

Exciting opportunities are on offer for a passionate and experienced individual to join our network of Secondary Education Hostels. A career in one of AHL's Secondary Education Hostels will provide you with a chance to contribute to improving the quality of life and educational opportunities for indigenous youth in years 7 - 12.  A summary of the positions is as follows:

Tennant Creek NT:
- Head of Boarding (APS 5)

We offer rewarding experiences and rewarding employment conditions. Benefits of the positions include a diverse and inclusive workplace; salary sacrifice of up to $15,900 per FBT year for mortgage, rent or living expenses; generous leave for school holiday periods; and more.

Further information on the positions and how to apply is available on our website: http://ahl.gov.au/employment

Applications close on 24 February 2019. 

BOARDING HOUSE ASSISTANT, ST PETER'S COLLEGE, CLOSES - 25 FEBRUARY 2019

Boarding House Assistant

  • This role is a casual (12 month) position
  • The remuneration is accommodation and meals during term time
  • Maximum of three nights per week

About St Peter’s College

Founded in 1847, St Peter’s College is an Anglican boys’ school located adjacent to the CBD of Adelaide.  With an enrolment of 1,320 students from Early Learning Centre to Year 12, the School caters for a wide range of student backgrounds and abilities.  The School has an excellent reputation for both academic and sporting achievement.

Our goal at St Peter’s College is to develop educated, considerate and outward looking your men who will use their talents responsibly for the good of the wider community.  In order for us to deliver on our promise we focus on attracting and retaining staff that have the skills, capabilities and passion to provide the best possible education for boy.

Applications are sought for the casual positions of Boarding House Assistant.

Boarding at Saints

Boarding holds a central place in the life of St Peter's College, and the sense of community and camaraderie that boarding brings is of great benefit to the School at large.

Saints' goal with boarding is to create and deliver a safe, homely boarding experience that aptly serves the function of family and community.

About the Role

The Boarding House Assistants are responsible for providing high quality pastoral care to boys and to assist the Head of Boarding and other Boarding House staff in the daily routines involving the care of students and general functions of the Boarding House.

The role is a casual (12 month) position requiring the successful incumbent to sleep in designated shared "overnight" accommodation when on duty (maximum of three nights per week). All meals are provided during term time. 

The remuneration for this position is accommodation and meals during term time.

A full position description is available for download when you click through to apply.  

About You

The successful candidates will:

  • Experience working in a similar role.
  • Have a current National Criminal History Record clearance or be willing to undergo a National Criminal History check.
  • Willingness and ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work alone and without close supervision and to recognise when matters require referral to the Head of Boarding.
  • Hold or will be willing to obtain a Provide First Aid certificate.  
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the central role that wellbeing plays in enabling boys to flourish.
  • Ability to plan work and establish appropriate work priorities.

To Apply  

Click the "Apply" button to go to our online application process.

Address your application to Sharon Kennedy, HR Coordinator and all relevant details, together with the names and contact details of two referees.

For details about the School visit the School’s website at www.stpeters.sa.edu.au

Enquiries about the position can be made to Ray Pearson - Head of Boarding on 08 8404 0472 or to Sharon Kennedy, HR Coordinator on 8404 0513.  

The successful applicant will be expected to satisfy child protection screening, and adhere to the School’s Child Protection Policy.

Applications close -  Monday 25 February 2019

St Peter’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Now.

BOARDING HOUSE SUPERVISOR, GENAZZANO FCJ COLLEGE, CLOSES - 25 FEBRUARY 2019

Boarding House Supervisor

Part-time (Average 15-20 hours per week)

 

  • Part-time, approx. 15-20 hrs p.w
  • Working term times only
  • Commencing ASAP

 

Genazzano FCJ College is a leading Catholic Girls day and boarding school from Prep to Year 12, with a coeducational Early Learning Centre. 

We are seeking applications from appropriately skilled, enthusiastic professionals for the part-time position of Boarding House Supervisor for our Hopetoun Hall (Camberwell based) Boarding House. Working as a part of a team, Boarding Supervisors are responsible for the supervision and welfare of approx. 40 students, years 7-12, living in a boarding community. 

This position involves shift work (rotating fortnightly roster), weekend work including one overnight weekend stay per week.

 

The successful candidate will possess experience working with secondary school aged students, be an effective team member and be able to work independently within the house, supporting and promoting the house guidelines. 

Essential credentials include:

  • Working with Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • Level 2 First Aid Certificate
  • Car and current driver’s license
  • Willingness to drive the College mini-bus.

 

To view the Position Description and to apply, please visit the College Employment Webpage:

http://careers.genazzano.vic.edu.au/job-details/query/7570511

Please supply cover letter, CV and completed application form.  Only online applications via the Genazzano FCJ College Employment Webpage will be accepted. 

Applications close on Monday 25th February 2019.

 

 Genazzano FCJ College promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people. Our staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the College environment in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. 

BOARDING COORDINATOR, WENONA, CLOSES - 27 FEBRUARY 2019

 

Boarding Coordinator(Permanent, Full-Time)

Wenona values professional services staff who demonstrate a positive and proactive approach to their work and have a willingness to participate fully in the life of the School. We look for enthusiastic, dedicated and capable staff who demonstrate initiative, good humour, and professional behaviour and support the values and aims of the School as a global learning community.

This position reports to the Head of Boarding and will commence in Term 2, 2019.

Overview of the role

This position has primary responsibility for ensuring that the day to day operations and strategic goals of the Boarding School are being met.

All Boarding staff at Wenona are an integral part of the Boarding house. They play a significant role in ensuring that the boarders are safe, cared for, motivated, enthused and valued. We also aim to develop a position of trust between Boarding staff and the boarder. It is our mission to support the aims of the School and fully encourage every boarder to reach her potential.

Staff are expected to exhibit professionalism in their dealings with boarders, parents and other Boarding staff and strive to achieve the highest standards in carrying out their duties following the boarding procedures. We are a unified team, treating communication as a priority, and value our boarding families and their involvement in the lives of their daughters whilst they are boarders with us at Wenona. Boarding staff are all role models for the girls and thus it is essential that they exhibit positive standards in every respect of their role when on duty.

Our Boarding staff 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, you will 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 School and the Boarding community these roles have a strong pastoral care focus. You will also play an important role with supporting the academic needs of the boarders to encourage success with their studies.

The priority for the Boarding Coordinator at all times is that they act to ensure that the Boarding house students are safe and nurtured in all that they undertake. The role includes helping the girls adhere to set guidelines with regard to daily schedules, school attendance, meals, prep supervision and all leave arrangements over the course of the weekend.

The Boarding Coordinator will have the capability to do many things at once and can change plans often and easily, as well as being able to concentrate on multiple events happening in and around their workspace. There will be constant interruption from students, colleagues, visitors and telephone calls and the Boarding Coordinator will need to have the ability to work well in this type of environment.

The position also presents an important impression of the School and the values that it represents. Professionalism, confidence, presentation and a calm, positive attitude under pressure must be maintained as well as the ability to maintain high levels of discretion and confidentiality in all circumstances.

The position also contributes to the maintenance of a positive internal culture where service, integrity, kindness and humour are valued.

Key priorities

Indications that this job is being done successfully would include:

  • Work in partnership with boarders and their families through open communication and nurturing authentic and professional working relationships to ensure the pastoral and academic needs of the boarders are met.

  • Maintain a firm but fair attitude that is consistent and in keeping with the policies and practices of the Boarding school and be attuned to the overall, everyday needs of the boarders in your care and report any concerns to the Head of Boarding

  • Overseeing prep, meals, bed times and room tidiness within the Boarding house as well as following precise lock-up procedures for the Boarding house each night, and operating alarms. Overnight stays at the Boarding house with early wake-up of students as required as well as dealing with minor medical concerns including the issuing and recording of basic medication

  • Develop Year group specific activities to contribute to the Boarders’ program including supervision of Boarding students outside of school hours and the weekends on a rostered basis including managing student leave arrangements under the guidance of the Head of Boarding.

  • Managing the Boarding Office area, answering phones, administration, reporting the upkeep and maintenance of the building duties and dealing with parents and visitors to the Boarding house

  • Pre-term set-up and end of term close-down of the Boarding house.

  • Work as an effective member of the Boarding community whose primary focus is to promote the holistic well-being of all boarders

  • Lead by example, presenting as a positive role model in terms of behaviour grooming, hygiene and language

  • Working knowledge of the legal obligations in relation to Duty of Care, Child Protection, Code of Conduct

    and WHS regulations and to support the policies and procedures in place.

  • Attendance at all staff meetings and professional development days and events as requested by the Head of Boarding.

  • Maintain an awareness of contemporary practices in areas relevant to this position and critically assess

    processes and activities, identify opportunities for improvement in service, efficiency and effectiveness and implement as appropriate.

    Education and Experience

  • NSW Working with Children Check

  • Senior First Aid Certificate to be current at all times

  • Prior experience in a Boarding house/nursing or teaching environment would be beneficial.

  • A clear and compassionate understanding of adolescent girls is essential.

  • ABSA Duty of Care Certificate (to be gained within twelve months of appointment).

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Certificate (to be gained within twelve months of appointment).

 

 

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to do many things at once and can change plans often and easily.

  • Can easily adapt to constant interruption from students, colleagues, visitors and telephone calls.

  • Committed to establishing relationships, shared connections and ensuring harmony between people.

  • Ability to concentrate on multiple events happening in and around their workspace.

  • Evidence of and commitment to continuing professional development

  • Demonstrates initiative by identifying issues and recommending solutions

  • Displays high level of accuracy and attention to detail with strong service orientation, integrity, ownership of work

  • A sense of humour

    Wenona is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.

    Selection Criteria

    1. Exhibit professionalism in their dealings with boarders, parents and other Boarding staff and strive to achieve the highest standards in carrying out their duties following the boarding procedures

    2. Demonstrated experience in developing group specific activities to contribute to the Boarders’ programincluding supervision of Boarding students outside of school hours and the weekends.

    3. Proven organisational skills and ability concentrate on multiple events happening in and around your workspace.

    4. Experience with working in partnership with boarders and their families to ensure the pastoral and academic needs of the boarders are met

    5. Understanding and commitment to child safety and the protection of children

 

 

General conditions of the role

Award

Classification Hours of work

Independent Schools NSW (Support and Operational Staff) Multi Enterprise Agreement 2017
Boarding Staff
Permanent full-time, Term time only

Monday to Thursday: 2pm to 11pm 4 sleepovers

  • The employee will be entitled to an amount per sleepover as set out in the Award.

  • This position incorporates evening work, as well as pre-term set-up and at end of term close-down.

  • The Head of Boarding will publish staffing rosters prior to the commencement of each Semester.

  • The School will provide accommodation and meals for any overnight shifts undertaken.

  • There are requirements to attend professional learning, closed weekends and preparation time at the start/end of each Term.

    All positions report to the Principal
    The line manager for this position is the Head of Boarding
    You will be expected to attend and contribute to all staff professional developmentdays and requirements as outlined in the School’s calendar.
    The person applying for this role will need to be female as the role includes supervising of teenage girls as well as access to the girls in their sleeping and bathroom areas.

Reporting Line

Professional Learning
Special Condition of the role

Application process

Applicants should apply below, sending full curriculum vitae, a cover letter, addressing the selection criteria, copies of qualifications and names of two referees. Please direct any questions or enquiries to Ms Michaela Malicki on (02) 9955 3000.

Wenona School is a child safe environment. Our School actively promotes the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all School staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm, in accordance with theirlegal and ethical obligations including child safe standards. Wenona’s Code of Conduct is available on ourwebsite. The successful applicant for this position will be required to provide the school with a current Working with Children Check. (http://www.kids.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/New-Working-With-Children- Check/New-Working-with-Children-Check).

Closing date

3pm Wednesday 27 February 2019

Please apply via the website here https://www.wenona.nsw.edu.au/educators/join-wenona

DEPUTY HEAD OF BOARDING, WENONA, CLOSES - 27 FEBRUARY 2019

 

Deputy Head of Boarding(Permanent, Part-Time)

Wenona values professional services staff who demonstrate a positive and proactive approach to their work and have a willingness to participate fully in the life of the School. We look for enthusiastic, dedicated and capable staff who demonstrate initiative, good humour, and professional behaviour and support the values and aims of the School as a global learning community.

This position reports to the Head of Boarding and will commence in Term 2, 2019.

Overview of the role

This position has primary responsibility for ensuring the smooth running of the Boarding House over the weekend, making sure operations and strategic goals of the Boarding School are being met.

All Boarding staff at Wenona are an integral part of the Boarding house. They play a significant role in ensuring that the boarders are safe, cared for, motivated, enthused and valued. We also aim to develop a position of trust between Boarding staff and the boarder. It is our mission to support the aims of the School and fully encourage every boarder to reach her potential.

Staff are expected to exhibit professionalism in their dealings with boarders, parents and other Boarding staff and strive to achieve the highest standards in carrying out their duties following the boarding procedures. We are a unified team, treating communication as a priority, and value our boarding families and their involvement in the lives of their daughters whilst they are boarders with us at Wenona. Boarding staff are all role models for the girls and thus it is essential that they exhibit positive standards in every respect of their role when on duty.

Our Boarding staff 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, you will 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 School and the Boarding community these roles have a strong pastoral care focus. You will also play an important role with supporting the academic needs of the boarders to encourage success with their studies.

The priority for the Deputy Head of Boarding is to ensure that the Boarding house students are safe and nurtured in all that they undertake. The role includes helping the girls adhere to set guidelines with regard to daily schedules, school attendance, meals, prep supervision and all leave arrangements over the course of the weekend.

The Deputy Head of Boarding will have the capability to do many things at once and can change plans often and easily, as well as being able to concentrate on multiple events happening in and around their workspace. There will be constant interruption from students, colleagues, visitors and telephone calls and the Deputy Head of Boarding will need to have the ability to work well in this type of environment.

The position also presents an important impression of the School and the values that it represents. Professionalism, confidence, presentation and a calm, positive attitude under pressure must be maintained as well as the ability to maintain high levels of discretion and confidentiality in all circumstances.

 

 

The position also contributes to the maintenance of a positive internal culture where service, integrity, kindness and humour are valued.

Key priorities

Indications that this job is being done successfully would include:

  • Work in partnership with boarders and their families through open communication and nurturing authentic and professional working relationships to ensure the pastoral and academic needs of the boarders are met

  • Maintain a firm but fair attitude that is consistent and in keeping with the policies and practices of the Boarding school and be attuned to the overall, everyday needs of the boarders in your care and report any concerns to the Head of Boarding

  • Leadership and management of the Boarding House over the weekend, ensuring safety and wellbeing of all boarders.

  • Overseeing meals, bed times and room tidiness within the Boarding Hhouse over the weekend, as well as

    following precise lock-up procedures for the Boarding Hhouse each night, and operating alarms. Overnight stays at the Boarding Hhouse with early wake-up of students as required, as well as dealing with minor medical concerns including the issuing and recording of basic medication

  • Develop Year group specific activities to contribute to the Boarders’ program

  • Organise weekend events and activities

  • Managing the Boarding Office office area, answering phones, administration, reporting the upkeep and

    maintenance of the building duties and dealing with parents and visitors to the Boarding house

  • Pre-term set-up and end of term close-down of the Boarding house.

  • Work as an effective member of the Boarding community whose primary focus is to promote the holistic well-being of all boarders

  • Establish nurturing and strong relationships between the Wweekend boarding staff and boarders

  • Lead by example, presenting as a positive role model in terms of behaviour grooming, hygiene and language

  • Communicate effectively between boarding staff, parents and the day School

  • Working knowledge of the legal obligations in relation to Duty of Care, Child Protection, Code of Conduct

    and WHS regulations and to support the policies and procedures in place

  • Attendance at all staff meetings and professional development days and events as requested by the Head of Boarding

  • Report regularly to the Head of Boarding on all matters to ensure smooth, effective and efficient running of the Boarding House

  • Understand compliance, policy and procedure related to boarding

  • Maintain an awareness of contemporary practices in areas relevant to this position and critically assess

    processes and activities, identify opportunities for improvement in service, efficiency and effectiveness and implement as appropriate.

 

Education and Experience

  • NSW Working with Children Check

  • Senior First Aid Certificate to be current at all times

  • Prior experience in a Boarding house/nursing or teaching environment would be beneficial.

  • A clear and compassionate understanding of adolescent girls is essential.

  • ABSA Duty of Care Certificate (to be gained within twelve months of appointment).

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Certificate (to be gained within twelve months of appointment).

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to do many things at once and can change plans often and easily.

  • Can easily adapt to constant interruption from students, colleagues, visitors and telephone calls.

  • Committed to establishing relationships, shared connections and ensuring harmony between people.

  • Ability to concentrate on multiple events happening in and around their workspace.

  • Evidence of and commitment to continuing professional development

  • Demonstrates initiative by identifying issues and recommending solutions

  • Displays high level of accuracy and attention to detail with strong service orientation, integrity, ownership of work

  • A sense of humour

    Wenona is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.

    Selection Criteria

    1. Exhibit professionalism in their dealings with boarders, parents and other Boarding staff and strive to achieve the highest standards in carrying out their duties following the boarding procedures

    2. Demonstrated experience in developing group specific activities to contribute to the Boarders’ programincluding supervision of Boarding students outside of school hours and the weekends.

    3. Proven organisational skills and ability concentrate on multiple events happening in and around your workspace.

    4. Experience with working in partnership with boarders and their families to ensure the pastoral and academic needs of the boarders are met

    5. Understanding and commitment to child safety and the protection of children

 

General conditions of the role

Award

Classification Hours of work

Independent Schools NSW (Support and Operational Staff) Multi Enterprise Agreement 2017
Boarding Staff
Permanent part-time, Term time only

  • Friday: 9am to 11pm

  • Saturday: 7:30am to 1:30pm and 3:30pm to 11pm

  • Sunday: 7:30am to 1:30pm

  • 2 sleepovers

  • The employee will be entitled to an amount per sleepover as set out in the Award.

  • This position incorporates evening work, as well as pre-term set-up and at end of term close-down.

  • The Head of Boarding will publish staffing rosters prior to the commencement of each Semester.

  • The School will provide accommodation and meals for any overnight shifts undertaken.

  • There are requirements to attend professional learning, closed weekends and preparation time at the start/end of each Term.

    All positions report to the Principal
    The line manager for this position is the Head of Boarding
    You will be expected to attend and contribute to all staff professional development days and requirements as outlined in the School’s calendar.
    The person applying for this role will need to be female as the role includes supervising of teenage girls as well as access to the girls in their sleeping and bathroom areas.

Reporting Line

Professional Learning
Special Condition of the role

Application process

Applicants should apply below, sending full curriculum vitae, a cover letter, addressing the selection criteria, copies of qualifications and names of two referees. Please direct any questions or enquiries to Ms Michaela Malicki on (02) 9955 3000.

Wenona School is a child safe environment. Our School actively promotes the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all School staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm, in accordance with their legal and ethical obligations including child safe standards. Wenona’s Code of Conduct is available on ourwebsite. The successful applicant for this position will be required to provide the school with a current Working with Children Check. (http://www.kids.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/New-Working-With-Children- Check/New-Working-with-Children-Check).

Closing date

3pm Wednesday 27 February 2019

Please apply via the website https://www.wenona.nsw.edu.au/educators/join-wenona

BOARDING SUPERVISOR, REDLANDS, SYDNEY CHURCH OF ENGLAND CO-EDUCATIONAL GRAMMAR SCHOOL, CLOSES - 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Boarding Supervisor 

  • Unique opportunity at Redlands' Winter School program 
  • Term 3 contract (July - September) 
  • Jindabyne location 

Redlands is a dynamic, leading Sydney independent school, providing a diverse, co-educational P-12 learning environment with an innovative, flexible and research-based teaching practice. The School is founded in the Anglican tradition, based upon established Christian values. 

Redlands Winter School program is a unique 10-week residential program for Years 7-10 which involves a combination of academics, snowsports and community living. Based in Jindabyne at our High Country Campus for Term 3, this residential program is an excellent opportunity to work with a great team in a unique co-ed environment. 

The Boarding Supervisor & Pastoral Care role will assist the Head of Outdoor Education in the daily routines involving the care of students and the general functions of the boarding house at Redlands Winter School. The incumbent will assist with oversight of pastoral care matters relating to student welfare and wellbeing throughout the program.

Due to the residential nature of the Winter School program, staff are rostered on a rotating basis over a seven-day period and this position will involve some work across weekends and evenings. Staff are provided with on-site accommodation, most meals and a Thredbo Lift Pass. Staff have the opportunity to ski or snowboard 5 days a week, while completing their various responsibilities

This role would be suitable for those who enjoy working in a team environment and have an interest in skiing, snowboarding (or learning to ski or snowboard) and experiential education. A first aid qualification and a valid Working with Children check are essential and the ability to drive or learn to drive a light ridged bus would be advantageous.

Please refer to the Position Description available on the Redland Website to view the duties, responsibilities, skills and other general requirements for the role.

In your application please include the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter

If you are invited to interview for the role, please bring evidence of your qualifications/transcripts with you.


Please click the "Apply" button where you will automatically be redirected to the school employment page.

HEAD OF BOARDING, WHITSUNDAY ANGLICAN SCHOOL, CLOSES - 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Head of Boarding - Whitsunday Anglican School

Whitsunday Anglican School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school with an enrolment capacity of 850 students from K - 12. Situated in the beautiful surroundings of tropical Mackay and the Whitsundays, this school offers a first class education with a proven history of outstanding student and staff outcomes.   

With a focus on holistic education and providing diverse growth opportunities for all stakeholders, this Whitsunday Anglican School community has a staff of over 150 - teaching, administration and services personnel. The Boarding House (Booth House), is home to upwards of 80 students who live in a shared co-educational, modern environment that caters for both weekly and termly boarding arrangements.  

The Head of Boarding is a member of the Organisational Leadership Team (OLT) and must have the ability and experience to align and lead the Principal's vision for the School and boarding house.

This role calls for a qualified teacher and experienced boarding master to provide dedicated leadership to the School's long-standing, highly regarded boarding programme across Years 5-12. The position carries an appropriate teaching component and a wonderful opportunity to grow as a successful leader within a dedicated academic and pastoral team.

For full details on this career opportunity, please visit the Head of Boarding's position description located on the School's website under 'Our School / Employment' (www.was.qld.edu.au). All applicants must formally apply by completing the School's online application for employment form found in the employment section of the School website and address the positions Selection Criteria found within the position description. 

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Support and lead boarding operations and initiatives. 
  • Provide excellent pastoral care and attention to all boarding staff, students and parents.
  • Be able to communicate effectively and efficiently to the boarding and day school community.
  • Create rich relationships with all school and boarding stakeholders and provide prompt feedback and action throughout all planned and emerging needs.

Skills and experience

Candidate Profile:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and professional membership.
  • Demonstrated high level management, networking, leadership and problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of boarding policies, practices and legal requirements pertinent to a boarding school .
  • Demonstrated use of initiative, with the ability to anticipate the needs of a boarding school.
  • A sense of humour.
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills, who has the ability to engage, inspire and lead School stakeholders to reach desired outcomes.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive salary structure.
  • Staff concession on fees for children attending Whitsunday Anglican School.
  • Access to relevant and engaging professional learning opportunities.
  • First Aid training offered annually.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program.
  • Health and Wellbeing – access to a range of initiatives to promote health and wellbeing.
  • A site specific appraisal program, individualised to promote value and direction for all staff members of the school. 

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BOARDING HOUSE SUPERVISOR, SCOTS PGC COLLEGE, CLOSES - 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Boarding House Supervisors

To commence as soon as possible

The College

We are a co-educational day and boarding school in a beautiful rural setting on the outskirts of the city of Warwick, about two hours from the state capital, Brisbane.  With a student population from Prep to Year 12, we offer a uniquely personalised education where both breadth and balance are features of our programme.

An integral element of College life is our emphasis on character development. We want our students to challenge themselves to reach their full potential. Therefore, it is no wonder that people often say – this is the school where country values inspire excellence!

Though, in our 100th year, we are forward looking. We aspire to be the College of first choice for families that want their sons and daughters to grow well as people. Like parents, we aspire for our young men and women to be confident that the College has given them the skills and attributes to create a successful future.

 

Our vision

To inspire students to be their best.

Our values

We affirm five values that underpin all that we seek to achieve for the students of SCOTS PGC;

  • Spirit
  • Tenacity
  • Authenticity
  • Excellence
  • Respect

The role

We are seeking expressions of interest from people who are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of our young men and women in our boarding community.

As a Boarding House Supervisor you will care for our boys and girls within their boarding houses by creating positive relationships with them and actively supervising their day to day activities.

You will need to have the flexibility to carry out duties during evenings and/or weekends.

Key selection criteria

  1. A demonstrated passion for working with children.  In particular, the successful applicant will need to support the well-being of the students in our care.
  2. A demonstrated ability to create strong, professional relationships with students and parents.
  3. Effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to identify and resolve conflict.
  4. An understanding of the social, emotional and development needs of girls and boys aged 11-18 years within a residential context.
  5. An ability to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends.
  6. A current open driver’s licence is essential
  7. The ability to obtain a Positive Notice (Blue Card) for working with children in Queensland is also essential.

 

How to apply

Completed expressions of interest should be submitted via email to employment@scotspgc.com.au

Applications should include:

  1. A letter of application addressed to the Principal, Mr Kyle Thompson.
  2. A statement addressing the key selection criteria.
  3. Current resume outlining your career and education history.
  4. Contact details of at least two professional referees.

The successful applicant will be subject to employment screening, which will include;

  1. Reference checking and verification of employment history
  2. Criminal history check

The College is committed to providing a safe environment for all students and staff.  Applicants must be committed to the values of our child-safe environment.

Questions?

Enquiries can be directed to the Human Resources Officer on 07 4666 9811 or employment@scotspgc.com.au

RESIDENT BOARDING HOUSE TUTORS - GIRLS AND BOYS, CANBERRA GRAMMAR SCHOOL, CLOSES - 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Resident Boarding House Tutors - Girls and Boys 

The Role

In each of the boarding houses lives Resident Tutors who play a significant part in the pastoral care of students in the boarding house.  Besides this general and continuous responsibility, each Tutor is rostered to maintain supervision of a house from early evening through to the following morning.  In addition they will be required to supervise the boarding precinct for a set period of time up to 6 times per term on either a Saturday or Sunday duty.  On these occasions he/she supervises the House as a whole, for example, wake-up, meals, homework, lights out, house meeting etc. Tutors can also be called on by the Head of Boarding or Assistant Heads of Boarding to perform other house or pastoral type duties.

The School

Canberra Grammar School is a co-educational Pre-School to Year 12 Independent Anglican School offering outstanding academic education, co-curricular opportunities and pastoral care to day and boarding students of all backgrounds and faiths within a community guided by Christian values.

CGS is a vibrant and rewarding place to work, and we're seeking staff who are engaging, interesting, innovative, and who are committed to helping our students be ready for the world.

CGS is an employer who promotes staff excellence and offers a range of additional benefits, including various professional development opportunities; superannuation of 11.5% (for permanent staff); a range of salary sacrifice benefits; access to the health clinic and annual influenza vaccinations, staff organisations/associations and representation, an employee assistance programme. And staff awards programme; and many other benefits.

Terms and Conditions

All employees of the School must be eligible to work with children in accordance with ACT Working with Vulnerable People checks, and all teachers at the School must have teacher registration, provisional registration or a permit to teach issued by the ACT Teacher Quality Institute prior to starting their employment.

Human Resources 

CGS.ACT.EDU.AU

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BOARDING STAFF, WORAWA ABORIGINAL COLLEGE, CLOSES - 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Boarding Staff

Full-time, Part-time and Casual

Worawa Aboriginal College is a full boarding school located in Healesville catering for Aboriginal girls in Years 7-10 and VCAL offering a holistic education based on an integrated education, culture, and wellbeing model.

We are looking for Boarding staff who can provide a supportive, nurturing environment as positive role models for our students to maintain a safe, secure and respectful residential environment.  These are residential positions requiring overnight stay.  We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic people who are caring, with good counselling and leadership skills.

You would be responsible for:

  • ensuring the successful daily operation of the house including agreed programs
  • supervise and accompany the students on any after-hours and/or weekend activities as part of the Residential Program as required
  • ensure a safe and nurturing environment

The successful applicant must have:

  • Experience in a similar position working with adolescents in a residential environment
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Youth Work), Diploma of Community Services (Youth Work) or equivalent in Health Care or Teaching
  • Experience working with Indigenous people/communities is preferable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to understand and connect with students
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • An ability to manage and remain calm in difficult situations
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team as well as being able to work autonomously unsupervised.
  • Solid understanding of Health and Safety requirements including Child Safety regulations
  • Current Working with Children Check and Police Check
  • A current Victorian Driver’s license, medium rigid license (for driving 11 seater school bus) is advantageous

Worawa Aboriginal College is committed to promoting and protecting the interests and safety of the children.  We have zero tolerance for child abuse.

If you are interested in applying, please forward a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Manager to hrmanager@worawa.vic.edu.au

MALE OVERNIGHT BOARDING SUPERVISOR, MELBOURNE INDIGENOUS TRANSITION SCHOOL, CLOSES - 28 FEBRUARY 2019

Male Overnight Boarding Supervisor 
(part time 0.7FTE)

  • Melbourne Indigenous Transition School (MITS) 
  • School Terms only – enjoy 13 week paid leave over term breaks
  • Play a part in developing tomorrow’s Indigenous leaders
  • Central Richmond location with parking and close to transport

Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander mad First Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply

Be part of the team to create a home environment for 11 Indigenous boys and 11 Indigenous girls from remote and regional communities.  These students board and study at MITS for the first year of their secondary education, in preparation for entry into Year 8 at their destination Melbourne secondary school. 

Skills & experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • previous experience in a residential or boarding school environment and a clear understanding of the duty of care for both male and female residential students and the relationships with their families
  • experience working with Indigenous students with respect and empathy for their cultures and demonstrated desire for reconciliation;  
  • a desire to undertake a role where you can make a significant contribution to furthering the development of Indigenous students

As part of a team you will share a roster to care and supervise students and will play a vital part in assisting them to integrate, adapt and flourish in Melbourne.  Our team of 8 staff Boarding Staff share the responsibility of preparing students for school, after school activities, meals and sleep.  Overnight two boarding supervisors are on duty, one in the girls' dormitory and one in the boys' dormitory.  

An attractive salary plus superannuation, NFP tax benefits and additional paid leave over school term breaks is included.  

Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander mad First Peoples are strongly encouraged to apply

MITS is a child safe environment

How to Apply

Visit www.MITS.vic.edu.gov/Careers for a full Position Description.  To apply please send 1) your CV and; 2) a Covering Letter to Hilary Dixon at careers@MITS.vic.edu.au

HOUSEPARENTS, NEXUS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, CLOSES - 1 MARCH 2019

House Parents

Nexus International School Malaysia, is a modern co-educational Early Years to Year 13 school located in Putrajaya, Malaysia’s federal administrative capital, 30 minutes south of Kuala  Lumpur. The school is part of Taylor's Education Group and is one of six schools operated by Taylor's. 

The Boarding House at Nexus was opened in August of 2011. It commenced with nine boarders and has now grown to over sixty boarders. Boarders are aged from 10 to 18 and come from various parts of the world including  Bangladesh, Indonesia, China, Japan, Korea, Norway, Germany and islands off the Malaysian peninsular.

The boarders live in a modern building next to the school, boys and girls live on separate floors with a resident houseparent(s) living on each floor. The House Parents oversee the boarder’s pastoral needs ensuring that all are cared for and supported in all aspects of their lives.

We are seeking an energetic and caring House Parent couple for boys and girls boarding who are confident communicators and are able to relate to all in our community. This is a non-teaching role.

Applicants must have a genuine interest in working with children and have:

  • a positive and mature manner when dealing with adults and children

  • sound problem solving skills

  • demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships

  • excellent time management skills and the ability to work on a flexible basis

  • demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment

  • good computer skills

  • understanding of educational pastoral care practices

  • knowledge of educational systems in general to ensure smooth transitions between boarding and the School

Although a Duty of Care Certificate is preferred, applicants with boarding house experience will be considered. A full driver’s license and current first aid qualification is essential.

Accommodation (spacious & modern three bedroom apartment) and meals (during term time) are provided. More remuneration details are available from the Director of Boarding on request.

Date of commencement: August 12th 2019

Applications close: March 1st 2019

Further information: Please visit school website (www.nexus.edu.my)

Please send a detailed CV and letter of application to Troy Looms - Director of Boarding

Email: looms.t@nexus.edu.my    

Phone: +60 3 8890 2533