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Boarding House Supervisor, Clayfield College, Brisbane - Closes 6 December 2019

About Clayfield College
Clayfield College is one of Australia’s leading independent day and boarding schools. It is co-educational from Pre-Prep to Year 6, girls only from Year 7 to Year 12 and boarding for girls from Year 5 to Year 12. The College is a school of the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association and is renowned for its high academic standards, its quality teaching and learning, and its emphasis on personal excellence.

Position Overview
Working closely with a team of Residential Boarding Supervisors, the Boarding House Supervisor assists and provides support to the Head of Boarding in ensuring the effective day to day operation of the Boarding House.

This role, within the community of the Clayfield College Boarding House, will encompass the fostering of harmony amongst the girls with attention to the welfare of individual students, regardless of race, colour or creed.

The work demands a high degree of discretion, initiative, analytical skill and sensitivity to the needs of adolescents often from various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervision of boarders in house at all times and ensuring compliance with the study, health, safety and hygiene routines and regulations in the Boarding House.
  • Close monitoring and supporting individual boarders with particular needs.
  • Regular liaison with other Boarding House staff.
  • Accountability for all boarders at all times.
  • Escorting and supervision of boarders during recreational activities and medical appointments.
  • Evacuation of boarders during Fire Evacuation training and actual alarms.
  • Regular and comprehensive reporting to the Head of Boarding.
  • Attendance at Orientation and Professional Development workshops, staff meetings and special Clayfield College celebrations.

Reporting Relationships
The Boarding House Supervisor is ultimately responsible to the Principal, however, on a day to day basis, reports to the Head of Boarding.

Knowledge Skills and Attributes

  • The ability to respond effectively, calmly and with understanding to difficult and sometimes stressful situations, e.g. homesickness, misunderstanding engendered by students living in a boarding environment, health emergencies and normal difficulties encountered when dealing with adolescent girls is required.
  • A background and/or qualification in residential care would be considered an advantage.
  • Experience in a similar position is preferred but not necessary.
  • A pleasant disposition and an ability to communicate with young women from multi-cultural backgrounds are essential.
  • A Positive Notice (Blue Card) for Child Related Employment from the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian is a requirement of this position.

Expectations of Staff

  • To support and contribute to the Christian ethos of the College.
  • To dress, act and communicate in a professional manner that upholds the reputation of the College.
  • To care for students both academically and pastorally.
  • To encourage and develop within students a love for learning.
  • To become familiar with and abide by College policies and risk management practices.
  • To seek opportunities for professional development within identified areas of focus within the College.
  • To support the strategic intentions of the College.
  • To maintain confidentiality and not denigrate the College in any way within the community.
  • As a professional learning community, we encourage school staff to develop positive learning and pastoral relationships with their students, and to work in cooperation with parents to achieve the best possible outcomes for each student.

Conditions of Employment

  • Employment conditions for the role of Boarding House Supervisor are in accordance with the Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award 2010, underpinned by the National Employment Standards.
  • This is a full-time position 38 hours per week term time plus 2 weeks PD and preparation for the start and end of each term
  • The roster may include sleepover responsibilities.
  • Employment at Clayfield College is subject to Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian legislation.
  • Leave and entitlements will be in accordance with the current Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award 2010.
  • Continuation in this position is subject to the successful completion of an initial probationary period of six (6) months.

Applicants must be able to support the Christian aims of the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association and be able to contribute to the strategic vision of Clayfield College.  A Positive Notice (Blue Card) for child related employment is a requirement of this position.  First-Aid and/or health care qualifications will be highly regarded.

The Position Description and Application Form are available on the Clayfield College website at: www.clayfield.qld.edu.au.

Written applications, including a Covering Letter, Application Form, Curriculum Vitae and 3 referees should be forwarded to:

Ms Di Kerr, Head of Boarding

Clayfield College

PO Box 387

Clayfield Qld 4011

or email: DKerr@clayfield.qld.edu.au

Applications close: Friday 6 December 2019

Residential Boarding House Supervisor,(Part Time), Clayfield College, Brisbane - Closes 6 December 2019

15 hours per week Term Time only

About Clayfield College
Clayfield College is one of Australia’s leading independent day and boarding schools. It is co-educational from Pre-Prep to Year 6, girls only from Year 7 to Year 12 and boarding for girls from Year 5 to Year 12. The College is a school of the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association and is renowned for its high academic standards, its quality teaching and learning, and its emphasis on personal excellence.

Position Overview
Working closely with a team of Boarding Supervisors, the Residential Boarding Supervisor assists and provides support to the Head of Boarding in ensuring the effective day to day operation of the Boarding House.

This role, within the community of the Clayfield College Boarding House, will encompass the fostering of harmony amongst the girls with attention to the welfare of individual students, regardless of race, colour or creed.

The work demands a high degree of discretion, initiative, analytical skill and sensitivity to the needs of adolescents often from various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervision of boarders in house at all times (includes rostered sleepovers) and ensuring compliance with the study, health, safety and hygiene routines and regulations in the Boarding House.
  • Close monitoring and supporting individual boarders with particular needs.
  • Regular liaison with other Boarding House staff.
  • Accountability for all boarders at all times.
  • Escorting and supervision of boarders during recreational activities and medical appointments.
  • Evacuation of boarders during Fire Evacuation training and actual alarms.
  • Regular and comprehensive reporting to the Head of Boarding.
  • Attendance at Orientation and Professional Development workshops, staff meetings and special Clayfield College celebrations.

Reporting Relationships
The Residential Boarding Supervisor is ultimately responsible to the Principal, however, on a day to day basis, reports to the Head of Boarding.

Knowledge Skills and Attributes

  • The ability to respond effectively, calmly and with understanding to difficult and sometimes stressful situations, e.g. homesickness, misunderstanding engendered by students living in a boarding environment, health emergencies and normal difficulties encountered when dealing with adolescent girls is required.
  • A background and/or qualification in residential care would be considered an advantage.
  • Experience in a similar position is preferred but not necessary.
  • A pleasant disposition and an ability to communicate with young women from multi-cultural backgrounds are essential.
  • A Positive Notice (Blue Card) for Child Related Employment from the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian is a requirement of this position.

Expectations of Staff

  • To support and contribute to the Christian ethos of the College.
  • To dress, act and communicate in a professional manner that upholds the reputation of the College.
  • To care for students both academically and pastorally.
  • To encourage and develop within students a love for learning.
  • To become familiar with and abide by College policies and risk management practices.
  • To seek opportunities for professional development within identified areas of focus within the College.
  • To support the strategic intentions of the College.
  • To maintain confidentiality and not denigrate the College in any way within the community.
  • As a professional learning community, we encourage school staff to develop positive learning and pastoral relationships with their students, and to work in cooperation with parents to achieve the best possible outcomes for each student.

Conditions of Employment

  • Employment conditions for the role of Boarding Supervisor are in accordance with the Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award 2010, underpinned by the National Employment Standards.
  • This is a part-time position 15 hours per week per school term (including rostered sleepovers) and will be worked as directed by the Head of Boarding. The position is residential and staff are provided with accommodation for 52 weeks of the year consisting of a single bed-sitter with private ensuite. All meals are provided during Term Time (a minimum of 38 weeks per year).
  • Accommodation and meal are provided in lieu of wages.
  • The roster will include sleepover responsibilities.
  • Employment at Clayfield College is subject to Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian legislation.
  • Leave and entitlements will be in accordance with the current Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award 2010.
  • Continuation in this position is subject to the successful completion of an initial probationary period of six (6) months.

The Position Description and Application Form are available on the Clayfield College website at: www.clayfield.qld.edu.au.

Written applications, including a Covering Letter, Application Form, Curriculum Vitae and 3 referees should be forwarded to:

Ms Di Kerr, Head of Boarding

Clayfield College

PO Box 387

Clayfield Qld 4011

or email: DKerr@clayfield.qld.edu.au

Applications close: Friday 6 December 2019

 

Boarding House Weedend Chef, Clayfield College, Brisbane - Closes 6 December 2019

About Clayfield College
Clayfield College is one of Australia’s leading independent day and boarding schools. It is co-educational from Pre-Prep to Year 6, girls only from Year 7 to Year 12 and boarding for girls from Year 5 to Year 12. The College is a school of the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association and is renowned for its high academic standards, its quality teaching and learning, and its emphasis on personal excellence.

Position Overview
This position aims to provide continual support to the Head of Boarding and other staff members.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assistance and support to the Head of Boarding and working well within a team of Boarding Staff in ensuring the effective day to day operation during the week-end of the Boarding House.
  • Provide optimum service and quality of food to all who eat in the dining room and for all catering functions to Support Groups and School events on week-ends.
  • Preparation of meals for Boarders for 5 hours on Sunday.
  • Week-end cleaning of the kitchen and dining room.
  • Available for functions and on call during all school holidays.
  • Supervision of catering staff.
  • Any other duties as required by the Head Chef and Head of Boarding.

Reporting Relationships
The Boarding House Weekend Chef is ultimately responsible to the Principal, however, on a day to day basis, reports to the Catering Manager and Head of Boarding.

Knowledge Skills and Attributes

  • Pro-active and customer focused, team player with good organisational skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • A background and/or qualification in the hospitality industry is essential.
  • Experience in a similar position is preferred but not necessary.
  • A Positive Notice (Blue Card) for Child Related Employment from the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian is a requirement of this position.

Expectations of Staff

  • To support and contribute to the Christian ethos of the College.
  • To dress, act and communicate in a professional manner that upholds the reputation of the College.
  • To care for students both academically and pastorally.
  • To encourage and develop within students a love for learning.
  • To become familiar with and abide by College policies and risk management practices.
  • To seek opportunities for professional development within identified areas of focus within the College.
  • To support the strategic intentions of the College.
  • To maintain confidentiality and not denigrate the College in any way within the community.
  • As a professional learning community, we encourage school staff to develop positive learning and pastoral relationships with their students, and to work in cooperation with parents to achieve the best possible outcomes for each student.

Conditions of Employment

  • Employment conditions for the role of Boarding House Weekend Chef are in accordance with the Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award 2010, underpinned by the National Employment Standards.
  • This is a part-time position 5 hours per week, worked on Sunday term time.
  • Employment at Clayfield College is subject to Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian legislation.
  • Leave and entitlements will be in accordance with the current Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award 2010.
  • Continuation in this position is subject to the successful completion of an initial probationary period of six (6) months.

The Position Description and Application Form are available on the Clayfield College website at: www.clayfield.qld.edu.au.

Written applications, including a Covering Letter, Application Form, Curriculum Vitae and 3 referees should be forwarded to:

Ms Di Kerr, Head of Boarding

Clayfield College

PO Box 387

Clayfield Qld 4011

or email: DKerr@clayfield.qld.edu.au

Applications close: Friday 6 December 2019

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.

Boarding House Nurse, Methodist Ladies' College Melbourne, VIC - Closes 9 December 2019

Part time 15 hours per week

Ongoing working term time only

Commencing Term 1 2020

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, including approximately 110 Boarders in Years 7 – 12. 

Applications are invited from suitably skilled and motivated professionals for the ongoing, part time, position of Boarding House Nurse, working 15 hours per week, during term time, commencing Term 1, 2020. Days and hours of work will expected to be Monday, Wednesday & Fridays working 4.00 pm – 9.00 pm.

Boarding House staff share accountability for the welfare of approximately 110 students from Year 7 – 12 and are responsible for supporting students and parents throughout the College.  The Boarding House Nurse works in conjunction with the Boarding House staff team, providing primary care for boarding students and staff in accordance with standard nursing practices. Additionally, the Boarding House Nurse is part of the wellbeing network for all boarding house students and acts independently within the confines of current practice for her level of certification.

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 4.00 pm Monday 9, December 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 House Supervisor - Residential, Caulfield Grammar School, Melbourne - Closes 10 December 2019

We have one fixed-term, part-time residential opportunity for a Boarding House Supervisor in our boys division of the Boarding House at Caulfield Grammar School for the start of the school year in 2020.

The roles focus on developing a positive relationship with the boarders so that their welfare can be monitored and that they contribute to the boarding community. To support the ongoing functioning of the Boarding House there maybe a requirement to complete some administration tasks as directed by the Head of Boarding.

Key Responsibilities

  • Model and live the Caulfield Grammar School values and behaviours
  • Ensure a safe and welcoming environment where the boarders can excel and thrive
  • Develop positive relationships with the boarders so that their welfare can be monitored and that they contribute to the boarding community
  • Monitor, plan and action steps to maintain the wellbeing of all boarding students
  • Attend all functions and meetings as necessary and represent the boarding house when required
  • Be available for a variety of days and times across the week including a minimum of two over night shifts (as required)

Requirements:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Level 1 First Aid and Anaphylaxis Certification
  • Pastoral care or boarding experience (highly desirable)
  • Basic level of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with working with teenagers in an educational or boarding house setting

Our mission is to enable quality learning every day in every experience for every learner, for life.

Please see the attached position description for further details.

Enquiries: Employment@caulfieldgs.vic.edu.au

Applications close: 6pm Tuesday 10 December 2019

Head of House, Ascham School, Sydney - Closes 10 December 2019

We are seeking a vibrant, highly organised, and experienced person to manage one of our boarding houses.

The Head of House coordinates and supervises the Boarding Coordinator(s) and is directly responsible to the Head of Boarding. This position would suit an individual with a background in teaching or adolescent health.

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

Some of the duties and responsibilities of this role include:

  •   Provide leadership within the house for staff and students such that all members of the house understand their roles and responsibilities

  •   Liaise with the Head of Boarding and boarding staff in preparing and implementing duty rosters

  •   Maintain a visible and active presence in the house especially during prep and lights out

  •   Induct new boarding staff into the house

  •   Be responsible for the physical, social and emotional welfare of each student; be aware of the individual circumstances, needs, strengths and challenges of each student so that individual opportunities, talents and potential are developed and maximised

  •   Establish systems and routines that ensure the safety and security of students at all times and that maximise the smooth and consistent running of the house

  •   Establish good communications and contact with parents, other members of the boarding staff, teaching staff, maintenance and the Business Office

  •   Keep suitable records of students’ progress, welfare, health and well-being and to provide reports as required by the School’s reporting schedule

  •   Ensure the girls adhere to standards of behaviour and appearance as stated in the School’s policies

  •   Liaise with the Head of Boarding, the Weekend Activities Coordinator and other boarding staff to ensure that a full and varied program of evening and weekend activities is available

    What do you need to succeed?

  •   Relevant qualifications or experience gained from working with young people, preferable girls, in teaching, nursing or other youth-related activities

  •   A thorough appreciation of and commitment to the boarders and their families and an understanding of their individual requirements, development needs and their ongoing pastoral care needs

  •   Exceptional interpersonal skills and commitment to positive relationships and professional communication with all stakeholders

  •   The ability to build strong relationships with students, be an excellent role model, and maintain a strong team approach within the house and across all houses

  •   The ability to work collaboratively in a small team with an adaptable and proactive approach to all duties

  •   Excellent understanding and interest in contemporary issues in adolescent wellbeing and development

  •   Advanced computer literacy, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and databases

  •   A current First Aid and CPR certificate

  •   A valid Working with Children clearance.

    Successful applicants will enjoy:

  •   The experience of working in a supportive and successful school

  •   On-site accommodation provided and utilities paid (except private phone calls)

  •   Support for continuous learning and development

    Further information about this position is available at www.ascham.nsw.edu.au.

    To apply: email a cover letter, your CV and the names and contact details of three referees to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Monday, 10 December, 2019.

Residential Supervisor (Part time/Full time), Edmund Rice College, WA - Closes 11 December 2019

Edmund Rice College is a small rural school catering for 150 students from years 7 – 12 and situated 10 km north of Bindoon. The College requires:

Residential Supervisor

(Part time/Full time)

The College requires a full time and part -time Residential Supervisor for our Boarding Houses to commence in Term 1 2020. Applicants must be available to work weekends during term time.

Ideally, we are seeking energetic and out-going persons who can engage with teenagers living away from home. The successful applicant will be:

  • Caring, energetic and innovative

  • Able to communicate effectively with male and female teenagers and staff

  • Involved with other staff in the daily operation of the boarding houses

  • Engaged in co-curricular activities

  • Qualified in water safety or higher or be willing to undertake suitable training

    Highly desirable skills but not essential include;

  • Experience in residential care

  • A bus licence will be an advantage.
    Applicants must be fully supportive of the objectives and ethos of Catholic Education. A Working with Children Card and NCCHC screening is a prerequisite to appointment.

    Further information can be obtained by contacting Sam Jenner (Head of Residential Care) on 0457 518 155. Resumes can be emailed to the Principal Marie.Barton@cewa.edu.au or addressed to, Edmund Rice College, Locked Bag 1, Bindoon WA 6502.

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.

Apply on School Website 

 

Residential Boarding Supervisors, AFL Cape York, Cairns and Far North - Closes 16 December 2019

AFL Cape York House believe that our young people will transition through life if they are engaged in an environment that provides support and learning through education, positive life experience and wellbeing support. AFL Cape York House is striving to build a boarding environment that is client centred where we provide individual support to our young people, through successful transition in their secondary schooling years.

We are looking for:

  • Enthusiastic applicants who want to help us support our young people in this transition

  • Applicants who have experience and qualifications in youth work

  • Passionate applicants who believe in clients focused service

    About the role

    AFL Cape York have an exciting full-time, part-time and casual Residential Boarding Supervisor positions available at our Boys House (in Portsmith) and Girls House (in Redlynch), for people wanting to pursue a career in the Boarding / Community Service industry.

    Reporting to the Boarding Manager, the primary purpose of this role will be to provide supervision and ensure a safe, secure and fun living away from home environment for students boarding at AFL Cape York House. We exist to ensure students are able to reside in Cairns to attend secondary education. Supervisors are responsible for all areas of care predominantly outside school hours.

    Duties and responsibilities

    • understands, supports and reinforces appropriate values and behaviours in students
    • fulfils an appropriate duty of care in the creation of a positive, happy and responsible boarding environment and service for all students
    • respects and embraces diversity within the student population
    • provides, and supervises, opportunities to enrich students’ personal and social development
    • assists in planning and implementing a wide range of suitable activities for students to enjoy
    • ensures students receive appropriate care to maintain health and wellbeing
    • undertakes regular, positive communication and liaison with colleagues, parents/guardians, school staff, other professional and members of the local community in support of students’ development and wellbeing
    • supports the House with attendance at House functions, including award presentations, special events, orientation and open days, and in the promotion of the House at community events and/or organised sporting activities
    • works to the current roster and relieves other staff as/when required
    • upholds the AFL Cape York Code of Ethics, the Code of Conduct and the Equal Opportunity and Diversity Plan, and works in accordance with AFL Cape York policies and guidelines
    • promptly reports duty of care, critical incident, occupational safety and health and repair matters to the Boarding Manager and/or Senior Residential Boarding Supervisor.
    • perform any necessary administrative duties including appropriate reporting and documenting of student behaviours and concerns for welfare.
    • undertakes other duties as directed by the Boarding Manager.

Selection criteria

Skills & Knowledge

  • High level of personal and professional time management / organisation skills

  • An ability to support and enact a restorative practices approach to conflict resolution

  • Proven awareness of Indigenous and cross-cultural community needs and sensitivities related to working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Highly motivated, self-reliant and responsible, with good decision-making skills.

    Experience & Qualifications

    • Experience in Residential Care / Youth Work / Social Work.

    • Experience in caring for the academic, social, and physical wellbeing of secondary aged students from different cultures and backgrounds

    • Current MR/LR Drivers Licence

    • Positive Working with Children Blue Card (or eligible to apply)

    • Certificate IV in Community Services – Student Residential Care (or ability to obtain in first 12 months)

    • Current First Aid and CPR certificate

    • Bronze Medallion (surf or still water)

      Remuneration / Entitlements

  • Dependant on qualifications and experience

  • Up to 10 weeks leave (during Queensland school holiday period)

  • This job involves shiftwork with up to 1 – 2 sleep-overs per week

    More information

    Applications for this position will close, Monday, 16 December 2019, 5:00pm (AEST) and must include:

  1. A cover letter responding to the key selection criteria (above) maximum 2 pages; and advise your preference; in Boys or Girls House, a full-time, part-time or casual role

  2. An up-to-date resume

For more information on this position or any other opportunities at AFL Cape York, please contact:

Kane Richter, Boarding Manager – Boys House
Tel: (07) 4054 5199 (option 2) | Mob: 0407 045 171 | Email: recruitment@aflcy.com.au

Sean Hunter, Boarding Manager – Girls House
Tel: (07) 4054 5199 (option 3) | Mob: 0438 939 722 | Email: recruitment@aflcy.com.au

Click here to apply

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  

Residential Boarding Tutor (Activities), Brisbane Grammar School - Closes 16 December 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 Residential Boarding Tutor (Activities) for our Boarding Facility (Harlin House). Previous educational, boarding or sports coaching experience would be seen as a strength in any application. A Residential Boarding Tutor is provided with remuneration in keeping with the hours and importance of this role, accommodation and meals (term time only).

The Residential Boarding Tutor (Activities) is responsible for the supervision and management of boarders within Harlin House and assisting with a program of activities that enriches the boarding experience. 

The person appointed will play a vital role in setting the tone within the boarding house, ensuring all boarders adhere to house expectations and routines, whilst managing behaviours as needed. The will also make a vital contribution to the activities program, both over the course of the weekend and throughout the school week.​

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.

​Applications close: ​4.00 pm Monday 16 December 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

To Apply

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**

 Apply now

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**

Apply now

Non-Resident Boarding House Tutors - Girls and Boys, Canberra Grammar School, ACT - Closes 23 December 2019

  • This is a wonderful opportunity to provide pastoral care and support to boarding students within a leading independent School.
  • CGS is a vibrant and rewarding place to work with staff who are engaging, innovative, and are committed to helping our students be ready for the world
  • Applications close, Monday, 23 December 2019 at 9.00am

About Us

Canberra Grammar School is an 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.

Canberra Grammar School was founded for boarders and maintains a passionate belief that boarding provides the beating heart of its campus and community.

With around 120 boarders from regional Australia, from nations overseas and from Canberra’s parliamentary, diplomatic and defence communities, we have a vibrant and diverse student body, living in a friendly home away from home with all the resources of the School and Australia’s capital on the doorstep.

The School has undergone much positive change over the last few years, starting in 2012 with the relaunch of our boarding programme which created an outstanding 21st century boarding experience in which boarders can learn and flourish, our modern freshly refurbished accommodation provides comfortable, well-equipped individual rooms or double rooms for younger boarders, all with wi-fi internet access, study spaces and modern fully-renovated bathrooms.

In addition, after 40 years of co-education in the early years of the CGS Primary School, CGS went fully co-educational in 2016.  The final aspect of this was the inclusion of girls into the Boarding Community from 2019.

Our chief aims in boarding, as in every aspect of School life, are to respect and nurture all students as individuals, and to inspire, support and celebrate the efforts of all in realising their aspirations. We invite you to join us and welcome you to the community of CGS Boarding.

About the Role

The Residential Boarding community at CGS is referred to as the Manaro Boarding Community (Manaro).  Manaro creates the warmth of a home away from home, providing the pastoral care and support to boarding students.   In addition to this, boarding students are allocated to Student Day Houses under the care of Heads of Student Houses.  This model allows boarding students to integrate fully into the broader life of CGS, whilst being able to maintain a more distinct home environment within Manaro.

The Boarding team, comprising: the Head of Boys Boarding, Assistant Head of Boys Boarding, Head of Girls Boarding, the Boarding Coordinator, Residential and Non-Residential Boarding Staff; are all part of Manaro.Non-resident Tutors 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 morning and then again in the early evening to lights out.  In addition, they will be required to supervise the boarding precinct for a set period of on either a Saturday or a Sunday duty as per the roster. 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 Girls or Boys Boarding or Assistant Heads of Boarding to perform other house or pastoral type duties.

About You Essential

As a staff member, the role-holder will have:

  • Senior First Aid certificate as a minimum standard
  • Driver’s License
  • demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • well-developed communication skills and attention to detail
  • the ability to establish good working relations with parents, staff and the School community.

The role-holder must:

  • comply with the School’s Code of Conduct and with the School’s policy and regulatory requirements
  • respect and uphold the School’s Anglican values and ethos, while also respecting people of all backgrounds and faiths within the School community
  • maintain continuous Working with Vulnerable People registration under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 (ACT).

Staff Benefits

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 which you can read about by visiting CGS.ACT.EDU.AU/EMPLOYMENT

To find out more about the School please visit CGS.ACT.EDU.AU

Child Protection

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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.

How to Apply

  • For more information about this position, please refer to the position description. To apply, please download the application form via CGS Employment

 

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?

Senior Boarding Resident, Abbotsleigh School, Sydney - Closes 4 January 2020

2020 Start - Multiple positions available

Permanent part time 25 hours per week

Abbotsleigh is a leading independent girls’ school where staff possess the highest professional skills and actively support our Christian ethos.

The Role

The primary role of the Senior Boarding Residents is to supervise the physical, emotional and spiritual development of the girls under their care. They are responsible for the coordination of staff and students on shift to enable best practice of operations and adherence to school and community expectations. 

The Duties

A Level 2 Senior Boarding Resident works on average 25 hours of active duty over an 8-week roster as directed by the Head of Boarding, This will include weekend and weekday shifts from either 3 hours to 8 hours. There are 2 residents per house, so they share the days rostered on. They will not be required to live on site but may be required to stay over night from time to time.

Senior Boarding Residents should have or agree to acquire a senior first aid certificate and a WWC number. A desire to work with adolescents as part of a team of boarding staff, flexibility and a willingness to help when needed is essential.

Senior Boarding Position Description

About our Team

The Senior Boarding Resident will work collaboratively within the Boarding Division. The successful applicants will provide a safe and secure environment to all students while fostering the Christian ethos of the school.

How to Apply

To apply, please forward a cover letter, academic transcripts and a detailed CV to: hr@abbotsleigh.nsw.edu.au.

Immediate Applications 

Deputy Head of Girls Boarding - (Maternity Cover), Haileybury Rendall School, Darwin - Closes 8 January 2020

Haileybury Rendall School is part of the Haileybury Community. The School is acclaimed for its outstanding academic achievements, strong social justice program and international engagement. Further information on Haileybury Rendall School is available at www.haileyburyrendall.com.au

Haileybury Rendall School is committed to child safety. We have zero tolerance of child abuse.

Haileybury encourages applications from people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Applicants are welcome to elaborate on experience they may have of working with children from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background.

Haileybury robust human resources, recruitment and vetting practi01ces are strictly adhered to during the application and interviewing process. Applicants should be aware that we carry out Working with Children, police records and reference checks to ensure that we are recruiting the right people.

Haileybury seeks applicants for the following position:

Position Titles: Deputy Head of Girls

To Commence: 01 January 2020

Location: Haileybury Rendall School, Darwin
Reports to: Head of Boarding

Employment Status: Fixed Term 22 April 2020

Salary Range: $74,771 - $107,166 + 11% super+17.5% leave loading

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deputy Head of Girls oversees pastoral/behavioural/supports academic and recreational program is responsible for assisting the Head of Boarding in the leadership and management of the Boarding Program. This includes:

Pastoral Care: responsible for wellbeing of students, including behavioural management using a restorative strengths based approach providing meaningful and effective consequences. Support residential staff in their management of student’s needs. Accompany students to hospital as guardian when required. Attend to welfare concerns both on and off shift as required.

Academic Support: supervision and mentoring of students’ academic learning liaising with teachers and residential staff including active homework supervision.

Recreation Program: Lead an active and engaged afterschool recreational program with volunteers supporting students, especially seniors. Facilitate delivery of an agreed week-end program utilising volunteers, residential and student leadership.

Hours

Afternoon/evening shift (3 pm till 9 pm) and morning handover to Student Services After hours’ student care as required.
Two nights a week in boarding and every second week-end on shift.
To teach face-to-face sessions load of .25 per week

General

Teachers should ensure:
Their delivery of the curriculum caters for students with varying learning styles and ensures best practice in pedagogy
They keep up-to-date with modern teaching practices within their subject area
Either have knowledge of, or be prepared to learn the explicit instruction model
That they use a variety of assessment tasks for students to experience success and accurately assess levels of student achievement
They attend relevant professional development sessions within their subject area

Co-curricular Responsibilities

Teachers are expected to participate in co-curricular activities including sport, the arts and/or outdoor activities.

Administrative Responsibilities

Teachers are expected to maintain records of classroom attendance Report writing in accordance with School policy
Attend staff and other administrative meetings as required
Perform yard duty as required

Attend parent/teacher interviews as required.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience teaching students

  • An ability to respond to the differing needs and talents of all students especially in relation to gender differences

  • Ability to form a rapport with staff and students and build collaborative working relationships

  • NT teacher registration and current Criminal Record Check (Ochre Card)

  • Strong verbal, written and inter-personal communication skills

  • Time-management skills.

  • Collaborative team player who enjoys a challenge

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • Able to initiate and problem solve around program demands and needs

  • Builds good rapport with students, residential staff, parents and teachers

  • Efficient and effective organiser and time manager

  • Experience with pastoral care and positive behaviour management

Desirable

Experience in any of these areas:

  • Indigenous Education

  • Outdoor/Recreation/Physical Education

  • Welfare/counselling /nursing background

  • Leadership/pastoral care role

  • Art/craft training/teaching

  • First Aid/Mental First Aid/Bronze medallion/Light rigid bus licence

    PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Well organised

  • Enthusiastic and conscientious

  • Ability to be part of a dynamic team

    ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Recognised teaching qualifications

INHERENT REQUIREMENTS: (This sections gives information about the physical and emotional health abilities required for the position)

Cognitive Demands:

  • Ability to work with groups of young students and to handle multiple (sometimes competing) demands from them and from colleagues in a semi-structured environment

  • Ability to carry out high-level responsibilities, and effectively interact and communicate with students

  • Ability to make high level decisions and/or be involved in high-level decision-making

  • Ability to be resilient when dealing with staff and students

  • Ability to perform role whilst managing students’ behavioural demands.

    Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, to write on a blackboard/screen, move freely amongst a class of students for up to seven hours per day and to work at a computer

  • Ability to adapt a variety of body postures including prolonged standing, reaching overhead/forward, bending of back, squatting and rotation of neck

  • Ability to lift/carry parcels of up to 5 kgs for short distances.

    For full-time staff only:

  • Ability to manage students in a sporting situation, accompany students to sporting venues and assist with the delivery and demonstration of skills in training sessions

  • Ability to coach in both indoor and outdoor environments

  • Ability to demonstrate sporting activities with the upper/lower limbs, move upper/lower limbs through a full range of movement and simultaneously coordinate upper limb/lower limb activity

  • Ability to demonstrate sporting activities in a variety of environments which may include indoor/outdoor/water.

Environmental Demands:

  • Ability to work in environments of variable noise levels, temperatures and weather conditions

  • Ability to assess whether Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required for particular activities and wear as appropriate.

    GENERAL INFORMATION:

    • Haileybury Rendall School promotes the safety and well-being of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

    • The successful candidate will be expected to support the vision and ethos of the School.

    • Staff must ensure that all decisions, pertaining to their role at Haileybury, are made in line with legislations and Haileybury Rendall School Policies and Procedures.

      In the first instance, further information about this position is available from:

      Name: Mr Craig Glass, Principal Phone: +61 8 8922 1611

      This position description was prepared by: Vicki Kosonen

Deputy Head of Boys Boarding, Haileybury Rendall School, NT - Closes 8 January 2020

Deputy Head of Boys Boarding, Haileybury Rendall School

Haileybury Rendall School is part of the Haileybury Community. The School is acclaimed for its outstanding academic achievements, strong social justice program and international engagement. Further information on Haileybury Rendall School is available at www.haileyburyrendall.com.au

Haileybury Rendall School is committed to child safety. We have zero tolerance of child abuse.

Haileybury encourages applications from people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds. Applicants are welcome to elaborate on experience they may have of working with children from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background.

Haileybury robust human resources, recruitment and vetting practi01ces are strictly adhered to during the application and interviewing process. Applicants should be aware that we carry out Working with Children, police records and reference checks to ensure that we are recruiting the right people.

Haileybury seeks applicants for the following position:

Position Titles: Deputy Head of Boys

To Commence: 01 January 2020

Location: Haileybury Rendall School, Darwin

Reports to: Head of Boarding

Employment Status: Permanent/ full-time

Salary Range: $74,771 - $107,166 + 11% super+17.5% leave loading Accommodation will be provided as this is a live-in position

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deputy Head of Girls/Boys oversees pastoral/behavioural/supports academic and recreational program is responsible for assisting the Head of Boarding in the leadership and management of the Boarding Program. This includes:

Pastoral Care: responsible for wellbeing of students, including behavioural management using a restorative strengths based approach providing meaningful and effective consequences. Support residential staff in their management of student’s needs. Accompany students to hospital as guardian when required. Attend to welfare concerns both on and off shift as required.

Academic Support: supervision and mentoring of students’ academic learning liaising with teachers and residential staff including active homework supervision.

Recreation Program: Lead an active and engaged afterschool recreational program with volunteers supporting students, especially seniors. Facilitate delivery of an agreed week-end program utilising volunteers, residential and student leadership.

Hours

Afternoon/evening shift (3 pm till 9 pm) and morning handover to Student Services After hours’ student care as required.
Two nights a week in boarding and every second week-end on shift.
To teach face-to-face sessions load of .25 per week

General

Teachers should ensure:
Their delivery of the curriculum caters for students with varying learning styles and ensures best practice in pedagogy
They keep up-to-date with modern teaching practices within their subject area
Either have knowledge of, or be prepared to learn the explicit instruction model
That they use a variety of assessment tasks for students to experience success and accurately assess levels of student achievement
They attend relevant professional development sessions within their subject area

Co-curricular Responsibilities

Teachers are expected to participate in co-curricular activities including sport, the arts and/or outdoor activities.

Administrative Responsibilities

Teachers are expected to maintain records of classroom attendance Report writing in accordance with School policy
Attend staff and other administrative meetings as required
Perform yard duty as required

Attend parent/teacher interviews as required.

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience teaching students

  • An ability to respond to the differing needs and talents of all students especially in relation to gender differences

  • Ability to form a rapport with staff and students and build collaborative working

    relationships

  • NT teacher registration and current Criminal Record Check (Ochre Card)

  • Strong verbal, written and inter-personal communication skills

  • Time-management skills.

  • Collaborative team player who enjoys a challenge

  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills

  • Able to initiate and problem solve around program demands and needs

  • Builds good rapport with students, residential staff, parents and teachers

  • Efficient and effective organiser and time manager

  • Experience with pastoral care and positive behaviour management

Desirable

Experience in any of these areas:

  • Indigenous Education

  • Outdoor/Recreation/Physical Education

  • Welfare/counselling /nursing background

  • Leadership/pastoral care role

  • Art/craft training/teaching

  • First Aid/Mental First Aid/Bronze medallion/Light rigid bus licence

    PERSONAL QUALITIES:

  • Well organised

  • Enthusiastic and conscientious

  • Ability to be part of a dynamic team

    ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Recognised teaching qualifications

Cognitive Demands:

  • Ability to work with groups of young students and to handle multiple (sometimes competing) demands from them and from colleagues in a semi-structured environment

  • Ability to carry out high-level responsibilities, and effectively interact and communicate with students

  • Ability to make high level decisions and/or be involved in high-level decision-making

  • Ability to be resilient when dealing with staff and students

  • Ability to perform role whilst managing students’ behavioural demands.

    Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, to write on a blackboard/screen, move freely amongst a class of students for up to seven hours per day and to work at a computer

  • Ability to adapt a variety of body postures including prolonged standing, reaching overhead/forward, bending of back, squatting and rotation of neck

  • Ability to lift/carry parcels of up to 5 kgs for short distances.

    For full-time staff only:

  • Ability to manage students in a sporting situation, accompany students to sporting venues and assist with the delivery and demonstration of skills in training sessions

  • Ability to coach in both indoor and outdoor environments

  • Ability to demonstrate sporting activities with the upper/lower limbs, move upper/lower limbs through a full range of movement and simultaneously coordinate upper limb/lower limb activity

  • Ability to demonstrate sporting activities in a variety of environments which may include indoor/outdoor/water.

    Environmental Demands:

  • Ability to work in environments of variable noise levels, temperatures and weather conditions

  • Ability to assess whether Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required for particular activities and wear as appropriate.

    GENERAL INFORMATION:

    • Haileybury Rendall School promotes the safety and well-being of children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

    • The successful candidate will be expected to support the vision and ethos of the School.

    • Staff must ensure that all decisions, pertaining to their role at Haileybury, are made in line with legislations and Haileybury Rendall School Policies and Procedures.

      In the first instance, further information about this position is available from:

      Name: Mr Craig Glass, Principal Phone: +61 8 8922 1611

      This position description was prepared by: Vicki Kosonen

Permanent Part-Tim Girls' Boarding Supervisor, St Paul's College, Walla Walla NSW - Closes 10 January 2020

A vacancy exists for a permanent part-time Girls' Boarding Supervisor at St Paul's College Walla Walla NSW.  This position includes weekend shifts.

St Paul's College is a growing Lutheran school, which aims to encourage and support students, informed and sustained by the word of God, to develop their God-given talents so that they may shape and enrich their world.

Our College is situated on spacious and attractive grounds approximately 40km north of Albury/Wodonga. Day and boarding students are drawn from local communities, the cities of Albury and Wodonga, the Riverina, North Eastern Victoria and more remote locations.  The College has 275 students, of whom 70 are boarders.

Applications (including two referees) and requests for the Position Description can be emailed to karen.lowe@stpaulscollege.nsw.edu.au

Applications close 10th January 2020.

This position commences 23rd January 2020.

Applicants must hold a current NSW Working with Children Check.

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 Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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Boarding House Supervisor/s, Great Southern Grammar, WA - Closes - Ongoing

Great Southern Grammar is an independent, Christian, co-educational school for students from Kindergarten to Year Twelve, located on the waterfront of Oyster Harbour in Albany, Western Australia.    

Applications are invited from enthusiastic people with a passion for education to join the Great Southern Grammar boarding community.

The role of a Boarding Supervisor is varied and includes:

  • Leading and supervising students in the school's residential environment;
  • When attending activities and outings, providing pastoral care and guidance; and
  • Assisting with the organisation and operation of the school’s boarding houses.

GSG seeks motivated people to work on a Friday evening (approximately 3.00pm to 10.30pm) commencing Term One, 2020. We are building a casual pool of staff available for this work. Shift options vary across weekdays (afternoon/evening) and weekends. When applying, please indicate your interest/availability for work.

This position commences in Term One, 2020.  

Closing date: Ongoing

To find out more about this opportunity, including how to apply, visit gsg.wa.edu.au/careers