Work Wanted

Below are listed those people looking for work in Boarding Schools. Please contact them directly.

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My name is Cheryl O’Meara and I am currently seeking casual and/or, relief Boarding Supervisor work in Hobart, to further broaden my experiences in working and caring for Upper Primary and Secondary students.

As a recently retired primary teacher of 45+ years; particularly of 12-13 year olds, and now tutor, I believe I am highly suited to a casual position at your school. References can be provided for my teaching experience and suitability as a Boarding Supervisor.

I have recently completed my ‘Duty of Care’ workshops at St Michael’s Collegiate and feel that I understand the protocols, responsibilities and care that are required by the position.
I thoroughly enjoy the interaction that this age-group offers and as a teacher with a passion for pastoral care, and inclusiveness, I would be quite excited by the challenge and opportunity.

Whilst, I do own my home, I am seeking casual (residential if needed) position. I would be interested in working anywhere between one and four shifts per week, either at night or over the weekend.
Please contact me at to discuss any employment opportunity you may be able to provide or to request further information. Thank you for your time in advance and I look forward to hearing from you soon.


My name is Ella Singleton, I am currently in my second year at the University of Leeds studying Childhood studies.
 I am looking to undertake a placement year and work full time during July 2019 (Term 3) - June 2020 (Term 2) as a house tutor/school assistant.
I have a wealth of experience working with children in various settings and a passion for childcare and education. 
I am from the United Kingdom and have also worked in Canada so I also have lots of experience working with different cultures and people of all backgrounds.
Which I believe are important factors especially working with children. 
In my free time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends and travelling.

Please contact me via email- 

To discuss any employment opportunities


Seeking casual/relief boarding opportunities in Brisbane. 

Hello, my name is Alice Clearwater and I am currently seeking casual and or relief work within a boarding school in Brisbane. I am currently working as a full time HPE secondary teacher in city centre Brisbane and I am now seeking opportunities to grow and develop my pedagogy and broaden my experiences with secondary school students. I am originally from New Zealand, where I trained and worked for three years, before moving here to Brisbane a the beginning of this year. 

I am seeking residential opportunities, however I would be open to any work or opportunities that would mould with my current role. 

Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions or any positions that may become available.

Thanks so much for your time and consideration. 


I am seeking fulltime employment in a school or boarding setting in Australia, I will consider all locations and all school/boarding positions. 

I have over five years’ experience working with secondary school students, along with 4 years leadership and management experience. I have a strong business focus, as well as excellent people management, leadership and communication skills. 

I was recently the Acting College Manager (Director of Boarding) in Western Australia. Which involved the management and leadership of a staff team of 26 while fostering the students pastoral care and wellbeing and providing the best possible environment to 115 boarding students, prior to taking on this role I was a Senior Supervisor at the Residential College.

With my extensive experience and knowledge of secondary school students and boarding, I am certain I would make a valuable contribution to any school or boarding setting.

Some of my qualities and skillsets are outlined below;

  • I have developed and implemented strategies in increasing student numbers while College manager.

  • I have organised and hosted campus visits and tours for future students, schools and families.

  • Experienced working with indigenous students with a strong understanding of their cultures, values and beliefs. 

  • I have completed a Certificate IV in Residential Boarding along with other courses to complement Boarding roles.

  • I have experience with keeping close and careful control of Boarders’ leave arrangements – signing out.

  • I maintained college facilities and assets in accordance with the Departments objectives and student needs.

  • Experienced in providing supervision and pastoral care of the boarders.

  • While College manager I ensured all appropriate health, safety and security for and within the residential college.

  • Experienced liaising with students, parents and staff as appropriate.

  • I am experienced as a youth mentor, guiding and supporting students in their personal, social and educational development. 

I have an in-depth understanding of the boarding environment through my boarding career and spending my secondary school years as a fulltime boarder, this also gives me a great understanding of what it is like living away from home at a young age.

I have a true passion for the boarding environment, and supporting students to succeed, my goal is preparing tomorrow’s leaders by crafting today’s students.

If you feel I would be suitable for any positions please contact me via my email.

Kind Regards

Michael Gilmour    

Work Wanted for Term 1 2020 start - New South Wales

I am Ellie Byrnes, aged 20 from the United Kingdom and have recently concluded an 8 month GAP placement at Ballarat Grammar school. I have worked in the boarding houses, Centre for Early Education and across all year groups within the junior school. Prior to this I have volunteered at local Primary schools and Secondary school sporting events across the South West of England, as well as the completion of my educational studies. 

I am hoping to pursue a position for work within a boarding environment with the possibility of providing support in the Junior school or PE department, commencing at the start of Term 1 (2020) in Sydney, NSW. 

Having a real passion for working with children has provided me with a wealth of experience, encouraging me to pursue my career as a teacher. I will be studying a Bachelor of Education at ACU and would thrive off of any opportunity to work with students.

Please contact me via:


References available upon request. 

*Complete Working with Children

*Australian drivers licence

*Australian citizenship