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Boarding Residential Academic Tutor. Scotch College, Melbourne - closes 18 October 2019

Scotch College is seeking a Boarding Residential Tutor to join a motivated and committed team to care for boarding students from Years 7 to 12 in 2020. 


The primary role of staff on the Hill is to provide for the physical, emotional and spiritual development of the Boarders under their care.  The Resident Academic Tutor completes a number of weekday and weekend duty commitments (Duty Person). 

As a member of a House Team under the direction of the Head of House, the Resident Academic Tutor’s normal week involves one ‘day’ duty and one ‘night’ duty, plus a weekend day two out of every three weekends. Duty times can be negotiated.   

Skills and Experience

  • Level 2 first aid
  • Current working with children’s check
  • Outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills underpinned by tolerance, compassion and integrity
  • Understanding and commitment to the enhancement of pastoral care of students
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role and in being able to create a caring, friendly and welcoming boarding environment
  • Demonstrated proficient communication and interpersonal skills and has an ability to relate well to staff, student and parents

Remuneration includes 

  • Private accommodation for 52 weeks per year
  • Meals provided during term time
  • Allowance

Scotch College is committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants who are to work with children and young people to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.   Applicants will be subject to the relevant child protection screenings, and the successful candidate must hold an Employee Working with Children Check.

Applications can be forwarded to the Human Resources Manager employment@scotch.vic.edu.au

BOARDING COORDINATOR/TEACHER, St Gregory's College, Sydney - Closes 18 October 2019

About the College

St Gregory's College is an Independent K-12 (K-6 co-ed and 7-12 all boys) day and boarding school conducted by the Marist Brothers.

Since its foundation in 1926 by the Marist Brothers, our College has been proud of its school spirit which places an emphasis on family, belonging and encouragement to do your best. The College has a strong tradition and reputation for academic excellence, high achievement in sporting competitions and for providing a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

About  the Role

Full-time permanent position

Commencement date: 28 January 2020

Closing Date for applications: 18 October 2019 (4.00pm)

Teachers at the College are employed under the NSW Catholic Independent Schools (Teachers-Model B) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017

Applicants do not require a CEO (Catholic) number to apply for this position.For further information about the position, please refer to the employment section on the College Website at www.stgregs.nsw.edu.au.

Enquiries may be directed to the HR Coordinator on 02 4629 4125 including the details of the remuneration package.

How to Apply

Applications should be addressed to the Deputy Principal Mr Paul Brooks.

Applications need to be sent to employment@stgregs.nsw.edu.au with the following

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • and must include a completed application form which is located on the College website www.stgregs.nsw.edu.au

Successful applications must comply with the NSW Child Protection Legislation.

St Gregory's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Head of Boarding and Deputy Head of Boarding, various AHL, Katherine, Tennant Creek, Kununurra, Sydney, Newcastle, Dubbo, Wadeye, Thursday Island - closes 20 October 2019

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.   A career with AHL will provide you with a chance to contribute to improving the quality of life and economic opportunity for Indigenous Australians.  We offer rewarding experiences and generous employment conditions.

Our Secondary Education Hostels are dedicated to providing a Home Away from Home for young indigenous Australians (aged 12-18 years) who are accepted into partner schools (grades 7 - 12). Our commitment in our student hostels is to ensure that we provide:
• A Home Away from Home experience where students have ongoing access to educational, emotional, social, economic and cultural development;
• A fair, honest and culturally respectful environment that values each student and their connection to country;
• The highest level of care and protection;
• Nutritious meals;
• Extra-curricular activities; and travel to and from school each day.

As a Head or Deputy Head of Boarding you will be critical in managing and supervising the day to day operations of the hostel to ensure appropriate pastoral care is provided to students. You will be a leader for the Residential Youth Workers and key contact for students, teachers, parents and stakeholders. You will have prior management experience and be able to manage staff matters as well as difficult student situations and behaviours.
Through this recruitment round, AHL will establish a merit list to fill vacancies that arise within the next 12 months. Future (expected) vacancies may arise in the below locations:

•APS 4 Deputy Head of Boarding and APS 5 Head of Boarding
Katherine, Tennant Creek, Kununurra, Sydney, Newcastle, Dubbo

• APS 5 Deputy Head of Boarding and APS 6 Head of Boarding:
Wadeye, Thursday Island

A full list of the duties, position benefits and how to apply is on our website - www.ahl.gov.au/employment 

Boarding Supervisor - continuing position from 2020, Fairholme College, Toowoomba - closes 22 October 2019

Fairholme College is one of Australia's leading independent girls' schools with approximately 800 day and boarding students from Kindy to Year 12. 

We seek a committed, appropriately qualified person wishing to join the College community as a member of the Boarding House staff. Preferably, we seek someone with experience working with girls aged between 11 and 18 years, preferably in a boarding or residential environment.

A Boarding Supervisor is responsible to the Head of Boarding for day to day operational procedures in the Boarding House and works within a set roster during term time.  Accommodation and meals are provided during the school term. A Blue Card is required.  

For further information and a position description, please go to 


Applications, which close Tuesday 22 October 2019, and should include full curriculum vitae, address the specific duties and include the names and addresses of 3 referees, and be sent to:

Head of Boarding
Ms Marguerite Dunne
Fairholme College
PO Box 688

email: recruitment@fairholme.qld.edu.au

Phone (07) 4688 4688 fax (07) 4688 4694

The interview panel will review applications and determine a short list. Non successful candidates will be advised via email once the interview process has been completed and the successful candidate appointed.

*NB. The commencement date will be from Term 1 2020.

Leader in Boarding, Kildare Catholic College, Wagga Wagga - closes 23 October 2019

Leader of Boarding - 2020

Full time – Permanent

To commence in January 2020

Closing date:  23 October 2019


The Leader of Boarding is employed by the Catholic Education Diocese of Wagga Wagga and is responsible to the Director through the Principals of Kildare Catholic College and Mater Dei Catholic College. The Leader of Boarding works in close collaboration with staff from both schools to ensure that the Mt Erin Boarding community is one where each member is able to fulfil their spiritual, academic and social potential in accordance with the vision and mission of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Wagga Wagga 

It is the responsibility of the Leader of Boarding to exercise professional leadership, to manage Mt Erin Boarding School efficiently, effectively and economically and to liaise with the day schools, Kildare Catholic College and Mater Dei Catholic College. The Leader of Boarding will be available for call in all contingency situations. 


Essential Requirements 

 Commitment to the ethos and values of a Catholic boarding community 

 Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills 

 Effective interpersonal communication skills 

 Ability to work in a collaborative environment and build team capacity 

 A demonstrated understanding of the holistic needs of secondary students and how this impacts on all aspects of boarding 

 Capacity to ensure a safe and supportive boarding environment 

 Current Driver Licence 


Please contact Val Thomas on 0405 736420 for further information

Girl's Boarding Supervisor, Red Bend Catholic College, Forbes NSW - closes 25 October 2019

Applications are sought for the following position:


General hours of work are 3.00 pm – 8.30 am, inclusive of overnight stay, four days a week. (This may include one day of a weekend with longer hours).   

The successful applicant must be able to provide effective supervision of boarders. This includes the care and wellbeing of boarders, encompassing their academic, spiritual, social and physical development.     

Selection criteria and position description are available by contacting the Executive Assistant to the Principal, employment@redbendcc.nsw.edu.au 

Applicants should forward a written application, supported by a personal and professional resume, giving details of background and experience, including two referees and a current Working With Children Check.  Please apply by email to principal@redbendcc.nsw.edu.au

Applications close on Friday 25th October 2019.

Red Bend Catholic College

Telephone Enquires:  (02) 6852 2000

Website:  redbendcc.nsw.edu.au

Senior Boarding Resident, Abbotsleigh, Sydney - closes 28 October 2019

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.

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.

Applications close Monday 28 October 2019

Assistant Head of Stage - Boarding, Knox Grammar School, Sydney - Closes 28 October 2019


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


We currently have an exciting opportunity in our Boarding team where you can positively influence the lives of young men. This position can be either live-in or live off-site, commencing from beginning of Term 1, 2020.

Your commitment to the Boarders during term time will be for three evenings (Monday to Friday) each week plus Saturday and Sunday evenings every second weekend, to average around 22 hours per week.

For the live-in position, year-round apartment-style accommodation (suitable for a single person or married couple with no children) is provided as part of the package, which also includes the provision of all utilities, internet access, mobile phone allowance and use of the School's facilities such as tennis courts, aquatic centre and fitness room at the Senior School campus.

You will have:

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


Before applying, please read the comprehensive role description found on our website at: 


Please apply via SEEK by clicking the 'Apply for this job' button.

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

Head of Girl's Boarding, Westminster School, Adelaide - Closes 28 October 2019

About Westminster

Westminster School is a leading coeducational, day and boarding Uniting Church School located in Marion, south-west of the city. We promote being courageous, curious, inclusive, kind, mindful and resilient and aim to instill these values in both our students and our staff. 

Our Mission is to provide an exceptional education for students Preschool to Year 12.

About the Head of Girls’ Boarding

We welcome applications from both teaching and non-teaching professionals.

Full-time. Permanent appointment. This position is residential which includes provision of on-site housing.

Commencing January 2020.

The Head of Girls’ Boarding is a residential, senior pastoral and administrative position within Westminster School.  Reporting to the Director of Boarding/Head of Boys’ Boarding, this position is responsible for the efficient running and management of the Girls’ Boarding program.  In particular, the Head of Girls’ Boarding is responsible for the pastoral and boarding progress of the students under their care.

Key Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Work closely with Director of Boarding/Head of Boys’ Boarding to achieve the best outcomes for boarding students.
  • Take oversight of, and responsibility for, general wellbeing, behaviour, discipline, and morale of girl boarders. 
  • Take responsibility for the day to day facility management and general state and appearance of the Girls’ Boarding House
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Boarding/Head of Boys’ Boarding to ensure consistency and cohesion of policies, procedures and practices between Girls’ and Boys’ Boarding
  • Arrange staff duty rosters in accordance with boarding policy, and sharing in duty as appropriate.
  • Lead and manage girls’ boarding house staff
  • Foster strong relationships with Boarder parents and communities
  • Communicate regularly with individual parents regarding the needs of their children and respond promptly to parental communications
  • Ensure boarding house compliance with regulatory requirements (eg WHS)
  • Undertake a teaching load of up to 0.4 FTE within the Senior School (if appointed as a teacher)

Key Selection Criteria: Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Teaching, Community Services, Youth Work, (or similar)
  • Previous demonstrated experience in a similar leadership role
  • Experience at a senior level within a boarding environment advantageous
  • Proven ability to manage staff, ie rostering, recruiting, performance development and management
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a budget
  • High level of administration skills
  • Sound understanding of Work, Health and Safety requirements as they pertain to a boarding environment
  • Current First Aid Certificate (Provide First Aid)
  • Knowledge of legislative requirements regarding medical care of students is desirable
  • Exemplary classroom practitioner with a proven record of student outcomes (for teachers)

Key Selection Criteria: Personal Qualities:

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver effective pastoral care to students/boarders in years 7-12, especially girls.
  • Well-developed ability to communicate and liaise effectively with students, parents, school staff and other community and agency members
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build positive and effective working relationships
  • Is nurturing, warm and friendly, is approachable and personable
  • Displays patience, compassion and flexibility
  • Enthusiastic, resilient and optimistic educator
  • Innovator and initiator, committed to lifelong learning
  • A team builder who inspires others to learn and grow
  • A team player demonstrating a ‘whole School’ and ‘whole child’ perspective

A position description is available on our website under Careers www.westminster.school  

For further information about this role please contact humanresources@westminster.sa.edu.au

To apply, please address your resume and a cover letter to Mr Simon Shepherd, Principal

Applications close Monday 28 October

Applications will only be accepted when submitted through Seek.

Westminster, where you can achieve more than you thought possible.

Head of Boarding, UTAHLOY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, ZENGCHENG, CHINA closes 1 November 2019


UISZ is an IB, K-12 international, co-educational boarding and day school situated near Guangzhou in southern China. We are currently seeking to appoint a Head of Boarding, commencing 01 August 2020. 

The successful candidate will combine an excellent track record of successful educational leadership, with strong inter-personal skills and cultural awareness. He/She should have the ability to inspire the UISZ community and manage the demands and needs of all stakeholders. Exceptional communication skills combined with being a visible leader and ambassador for the school are central to this role. The role requires strategic thinking with a firm grasp of how to ensure outstanding pastoral care and academic learning across all sections of the boarding community. Candidates must be committed to working in partnership with staff, students, parents and the local community to engage and forge effective partnerships.

The successful candidate will be closely aligned with the core values and ethos of UISZ and possess a genuine understanding and appreciation of the IB values. He/She will have the passion and expertise to work individually and collectively with students and staff, to maximise the learning outcomes for each individual student, ensuring that the boarding programmes are differentiated for the specific learning needs of students across a full range of abilities. The successful applicant will be expected to work collegially and collaboratively as part of the Senior Leadership Team to plan and implement whole school goals and strategic aims.

The Head of Boarding should have a caring and compassionate disposition, with good interpersonal and administrative skills and should be a good motivator and communicator. He/She should be able to provide professional leadership for the Boarding School, make effective use of resources and ensure improved standards of boarding life for all students and staff.

The Head of Boarding is responsible for ensuring all daily operations of the boarding school are effective and efficient. He /She is responsible for the direction and supervision of all personnel who perform their respective duties within the boarding community. In this role, the direct line manager is the Head of School.

At UISZ we take Child Protection very seriously. UISZ adheres to the CIS code of conduct as well as following a rigorous Child Protection policy and procedures.

Expressions of interest should be directed to the Head of School, Mr Nicholas Evans (nevans@uiszc.org) or the current Head of Boarding, Mr Jeremy Holt (jholt@uiszc.org).

School Principal - Tiwi College, NT - closes 4 November 2019

About Tiwi College and Melville Island

Located at Pickataramoor on Melville Island, Tiwi College is an exciting and dynamic secondary boarding school initiated and governed by the Tiwi people to provide quality education for the young Tiwi. The college caters for holistic learning; helping the young Tiwi become "work ready". At Tiwi College, the life skills learned in the Family Group Homes are valued as highly as the academic programs. 

Are you ready for a career change that inspires?

Tiwi College now has a rewarding opportunity for a Principal to join their team on a full-time basis. This is a full-time role, starting in January 2020 for the beginning of the school year. 

Working closely with the Tiwi Education Board, you would be primarily responsible for the academic, boarding, and operational functions of the school.

For more information about the position and Tiwi College, please click 'Apply Now'.

A remote teaching opportunity with a difference

Tiwi College prides itself on its strong community culture which has evolved over the last 5 years to result in excellent student attendance and retention rates. As a relatively new and well-resourced facility, staff have excellent conditions as part of their work entitlements and due to all of these factors, staff satisfaction levels and retention rates are extremely high. 

For your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded will an attractive salary package circa $150,000-$200,000 plus super. In addition, you will have access to a host of other benefits including:

  • Salary sacrificing of $15,993;
  • Fully paid accommodation, phone and utilities;
  • Free weekly food freight from Darwin;
  • Immunisation and health care entitlements;
  • Social Club entitlements;
  • 4 x free flights to Darwin per annum; and
  • Relocation assistance.

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

Head of Stage 6 - Boarding, Knox Grammar School, Sydney - Closes 4 November 2019


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


We currently have an exciting opportunity in our Boarding team where you can positively influence the lives of young men.

Commencing from Term 1 2020, this is a year round live-in position, combining a leadership position within our Boarding team with a 0.5 FTE teaching load.

The accommodation provided as part of the package is a one-bedroom apartment (suitable for a single person or married couple with no children) with car parking. The package includes the provision of all utilities, internet access, mobile phone allowance and use of the School's facilities such as tennis courts, aquatic centre and fitness room at the Senior School campus.

You will have:

  • Extensive experience in providing effective team leadership, development and support of an efficient Boarding House team which includes all staff, boarders and parents
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of the issues encountered by overseas and remote students and their families
  • Appreciation and understanding of what is important in a successful boarding environment for boys
  • An understanding of issues and strategies around the Positive Education of boys
  • Effective organisational and communication skills leading to successful relationships within a School community
  • Teaching qualifications which can be utilised in our Senior School campus
  • Support for the ethos of the Uniting Church


Before applying, please read the comprehensive role description found on website


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


4.00pm, Monday 4 November 2019

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



Programs Director, AIEF Australian Indigenous Education Foundation, Sydney - closes 9 November 2019

About AIEF

AIEF was established in 2008 in response to community demand from Indigenous families who choose to enrol their children in boarding schools.

Bringing together the government and private sector, AIEF provides scholarship funding for Indigenous students to complete Year 12 or tertiary studies, with career support to help them make a successful transition to their chosen careers. 

AIEF has grown from one scholarship student in 2008, to now having around 450 students on scholarships each year and a network of over 600 Alumni and growing by over 70 graduates each year, from over 400 communities from every state and territory across Australia. 


The Role

Reporting to the Deputy CEO, the Programs Director has overall responsibility for the delivery and implementation of the AIEF Scholarship Program and AIEF Pathways Program and all of the activities and initiatives under each of those programs.

As AIEF’s Programs Director you will:

  • Maintain an overarching and comprehensive view of all facets of the AIEF Scholarship and Pathways Programs, including conceptualising, planning, implementing and evaluating program improvements
  • Ensure relevant program and people KPIs and business outcomes are set and achieved
  • Maintain high morale, satisfaction and engagement of program team members
  • Oversee all Scholarship Program distributions and acquittals
  • Supervise, support and manage program staff including oversight of recruitment, on-boarding, performance management and professional development
  • Oversee all program-related: 
    • policies and procedures
    • strategies, submissions and proposals
    • planning, risk-management and resource allocation
    • reporting and evaluations
  • Establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with partner schools and tertiary colleges
  • Establish and maintain other relevant relationships with stakeholders including government departments, corporates and non-profits

The Person

We are looking for someone who is motivated by AIEF’s mission and values and:

  • Has at least five years experience in program delivery and improvement preferably in an education, young people and/or employment environment, and an ability to drive program outcomes
  • Has a high level of Indigenous cultural competency and extensive networks in Indigenous communities and organisations
  • Is a highly skilled communicator with proven results in building effective and professional relationships with stakeholders, preferably students, educational institutions and corporates
  • Has experience conceptualising, planning, delivering and evaluating programs and initiatives for young people
  • Has a strategic mindset, and the capacity to balance strategic imperatives with “hands-on” operational work required of everyone in a small organisation
  • Is an experienced manager with the ability to manage, lead and supervise staff
  • Is highly organised, hardworking, self-motivated and able to manage timelines and deliverables
  • Has strong written skills, particularly related to reports and proposals

This position is based in our Sydney office and travel, including interstate, is a normal part of the role.

All AIEF employees are required to undergo a National Criminal Record Check by the Australian Federal Police and a Working with Children Check by the relevant State and Territory Government(s) as a condition of employment.

To Apply

Please send your resume with a one to two page cover letter addressing the first five criteria that are listed under “The Person” to jobs@aief.com.au. Please also include where you saw this advertisement.

Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply.