CONNECT with us
Positions Vacant

Positions Vacant

Positions Vacant

Positions Vacant

To post an advertisement on this site please send an email to absa@boarding.org.au with all the details you want advertised.

Boarding Supervisor, Snowy Mountains Grammar School, closes - 8 December 2017

Snowy Mountains Grammar School

Snowy Mountains Grammar School is seeking a committed, dynamic, caring and enthusiastic boarding staff member who is passionate and experienced in working with young men and women in a residential environment. The school attracts students from across NSW and Victoria and has a weekend program that incorporates the Snowy Mountains in both summer and winter. Activities include mountain biking and snowsports.

Full Time Permanent Position – Commence 24 January 2018 

Boarding Supervisor

A Boarding House Supervisor is an integral member of the boarding team and works closely with the students, families and staff of the school to provide an outstanding educational and living experience for students as boarders of the school. A Boarding Supervisor is responsible for working individually and with groups of students and is responsible directly to the Head of Boarding. The successful applicant has the opportunity to work across both girls’ and boys’ boarding.  A full role description can be found on the employment tab of the school’s website.

Salary range is dependent on experience and qualifications and is in accordance with the 2017 Independence Schools NSW SAO MEA and onsite accommodation may be available if required. Applicants should include a curriculum vitae, containing the contact details of three referees (one of whom should be the person’s most recent employer) and a statement outlining the applicant’s experience and philosophy of working in boarding.

Applications close at 5:00pm Friday 8 December 2017. It is envisaged that the successful applicant will be available to commence in Term 1, 2018.

All applicants must be supportive to the ethos of coeducational independent schools and provide a current Working with Children Check clearance. For more information, please contact the Head of Boarding, Mrs. Julie Wright, on (02) 6457 1022 or julie.wright@smgs.nsw.edu.au.  

Applications, should be submitted via the employment page of the school’s website – smgs.nsw.edu.au 

Child protection legislation requires preferred applicants to be subject to employment screening.

 

Residential Boarding Staff, The Armidale School, closes - 8 December 2017

TAS Residential Boarding Staff

TAS is the only regionally based, co-educational, GPS school in NSW and prides itself on the high quality of its academic, boarding and co-curricular programs.

We are seeking Residential Boarding Staff able to work 17 hours per week on supervisory duty. All meals and single accommodation are provided in lieu of payment.

Duties may include morning wake up and supervision before school, afternoon and evening and some weekend duties.

Job Description and Application Form available at www.as.edu.au or email dob@as.edu.au

Applications close on Friday 8 December, 2017.

Applications should be supportive of the Christian ethos of the school.

Locked Bag 3003 T 02 6776 5800 E info@as.edu.au
Armidale NSW 2350 F 02 6776 5830 www.as.edu.au

Boarding Supervisor, St Francis De Sales Regional College, closes - 8 December 2017

St Francis De Sales Regional College, Leeton 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following position: 

Position Title: Boarding Supervisor (Boys Dormitory) 

Reports to: Principal via the Boarding Co-ordinator 

Location: Boarding School 

Term: Permanent Part Time, 35 hours per week (sleepover required) 

Context and Mission Statement 

St Francis De Sales Regional College Leeton is a Co-educational Catholic School Office School. All staff support the Catholic ethos of the school in their relationships with staff, students and parents and in the manner in which they undertake their roles. 

The Boarding Supervisor must exercise professional leadership, to support the Boarding House Community efficiently & effectively. 

CONDITIONS 

  • Employment is in accordance with, and adherence to, the principles and values of the Catholic Church, and is subject to regulation by the Enterprise Agreement 2015 – NSW and ACT Catholic Systemic Schools, relevant legislation and the Catholic Schools Office policies, practices and procedures as appropriate and amended from time to time. Appointment is conditional on meeting the requirements of the NSW Child Protection Legislation and a successful functional assessment. 
  • Must become familiar with the content contained within the following publications - ‘Boarding Supervision Policy’, ‘An ABC of the Boarding House’ and ‘Boarding House Staff Handbook’ 
  • Required to complete Professional Development as supplied and required by the College 
  • Work schedule involves 35 hours per week during school terms. This includes sleeping over Monday to Thursday nights inclusive. 
  • Self-contained living quarters are provided (at no charge) – a level of cleanliness and care of the accommodation is expected to be observed 
  • Other duties as directed by the Principal, or his/her delegates, that are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from persons occupying a position at this classification 
  •  Completion of a weekly time sheet 
  •  The successful candidate will be paid an averaged amount of $2034.20 gross per fortnight. 

Selection Criteria 

  •  An understanding of and commitment to Catholic Education 
  •  Current First Aid Certificate 
  •  Previous boarding supervision experience 
  •  Current Anaphylaxis qualification 
  •  Current CPR qualifications 
  •  Light rigid bus licence 
  •  Strong organisational and interpersonal skills 
  •  Knowledge and understanding of working with students, preferably high school age. 
  •  Application of a restorative justice process. 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a pre-employment functional assessment and complete Working with Children and Criminal History Checks. 

The Employer reserves the right to vary this position description in response to its changing needs. 

Applications to be received by close of business, 8th December 2017

Further information can be obtained by contacting; 

Leanne Allen 

Business Manager 

(02) 6953 3622. 

All applications should be marked ‘Confidential’ and sent to: 

The Business Manager 

St Francis De Sales Regional College 

102 Yanco Avenue 

Leeton NSW 2705 

Or emailed to allenl1@ww.catholic.edu.au 

Assistant House Supervisor, Pymble Ladies' College, closes - 8 December 2017

Assistant House Supervisor - Boarding

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

The Role

The College is seeking a positive and supportive Assistant House Supervisor to join the College Boarding team on a permanent, part-time basis working 30 hours per week during term time including Friday and Saturday evenings every second to third weekend.

This role is responsible for providing support for the operational aspects of the Boarding House, ensuring that students are safe and supported in a strong and caring environment and will act as second in charge in the absence of the House Supervisor. The successful candidate must also be able to sleep over when on duty during the week and on the weekend duties.

About you

You will have:

  • Experience and a genuine interest and passion in working with young people 
  • Experience in a school/educational context is preferred 
  • The ability to respond to student wellbeing needs and to make sound, appropriate judgements about reporting incidents and concerns
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as relationship building skills
  • The ability to support the Boarding House operational and daily routine in an efficient and effective manner.

To learn more about this position, the calibre of person we are seeking to appoint and what makes Pymble an excellent place to work click 'APPLY' to go to the College website.

Applications close 3.00pm Friday 8 December 2017.

The successful candidate must have a Working with Children Check clearance. Pymble Ladies' College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Boarding Supervisor, Methodist Ladies' College Melbourne, closes - 11 December 2017

Position: Boarding Supervisor

Reports to: Head of Boarding

Department: Tiddeman Boarding House

Please note this position involves shift work, including weekends and some overnight stays on a rotating roster.  Accommodation provided for overnight stays.

Primary Purpose 

The primary purpose of this role is to share accountability for the welfare of approximately 110 students from Years 7 – 12 in the MLC Boarding House. This role is responsible for supporting students and parents/guardians throughout the College.

At MLC, we are committed to providing a challenging, enriching and supportive learning environment, which develops confident and articulate young women who have the skills, knowledge, values and attitudes needed to shape their future and contribute meaningfully to the international community.  

Position in Context 

Methodist Ladies' College is one of Australia’s most respected and innovative schools, with over 2,000 students from our Early Learning Centre (MLC Kindle) to Year 12, including international students and boarders.  MLC is a technology rich environment, teaching staff and students from Prep have their own iPads/notebook computers.

Tiddeman House is one of Australia’s most respected and innovative Boarding Houses. Our underlying philosophy is to empower boarders to take charge of their own learning, resulting in confident young women who create their own future. There are approximately 110 boarders from country and regional Australia and overseas. The Boarding House is situated onsite in a heritage building. 

Key Contacts 

Internal

  • Health Centre staff, Special Services, School Counsellors
  • Four Schools (Junior School, Junior Secondary School, Middle School and Senior School) – MLC day staff where relevant
  • Maintenance, Cleaning, Security
  • ESS staff throughout the College

External

  • Parents
  • Welfare Guardians

Major Duties and Responsibilities

To ensure the provision of high level quality care, supervision and pastoral support to the Boarders. To be aware of, and actively support, the routine and protocols of the Boarding House as outlined by the Head of Boarding.

Student Wellbeing:

Understand and enforce all College & Boarding House policies and procedures in the area of the Boarders’ wellbeing and learning:

  • Foster and provide a supportive community.
  • Be responsive and available to students and provide support where necessary. 
  • Attend boarding and whole college events to support students’ participation.
  • Escort students to hospital and health centre visits as required.
  • Monitor the needs, issues and concerns of students and liaise with day staff.
  • Promote healthy living skills.

Supervision of Boarders:

Ensure the Boarding House is an environment where each Boarders’ self-esteem and sense of worth are enhanced and where values of responsibility, respect and compassion are fostered. Care for and supervise Boarders with compassion, consistency and fairness.

  • Assist in ensuring that all Boarders comply with all relevant MLC Boarding House and MLC College policies and procedures.
  • Accurate and timely recording of students’ leave arrangements so that they can be accounted for at all times.
  • Supervise students during homework preparation to ensure a conducive and productive environment for study and provide academic support as required.
  • Supervise and participate in weekend activities and excursions with students organised by the Boarding House. 
  • Carry out administrative and operational duties associated with the running of the Boarding House including security checks, locking up and alarming of the House.

Administration and Communication:

Maintaining accurate records of day to day correspondence and events relating to the Boarding House and Boarders.

  • Attendance at College and Boarding Staff meetings as required.
  • Maintain regular communication with Parents and Guardians.
  • Liaise with teaching staff regarding specific students and their learning needs.
  • Assist in the induction of new staff.

Person Specification

Whilst initiative and resourcefulness are integral to this position, routine is vital. Decisions are to be made in strict accordance with the policies of the Boarding House and College. The Head of Boarding is available for advice when needed.

Essential Criteria (competencies, qualifications, knowledge and experience):

  • A genuine interest in young people and their learning and development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Honesty, integrity and consistency.
  • Competent computer skills.
  • Internationally minded and able to work in a diverse community of staff and students.
  • Adherence to all College policies.
  • Behave in accordance with the Child Safe Standards.
  • Current Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) Registration; or Current Working with Children Check 
  • First Aid Qualification - Level 2
  • Anaphylaxis and CPR Qualifications

Desirable Criteria (competencies, qualifications, knowledge and experience)

  • Previous Boarding facility Supervisor experience (or similar) 
  • Teaching experience and/or education qualification.

Appointment to this position is for a three year fixed term position until December 2020

MLC performs thorough assessments of potential and existing employees.  The assessments will be used to ascertain whether the potential or existing employee is a fit and proper person to be trusted to work in a school environment and in the position applied for or held.  The screening process includes, but is not limited to, Criminal Records Checks and Working with Children Checks.

MLC’s commitment to child safety

MLC is committed to the safety, participation and empowerment of all children.  All members of our community, including employees, contractors, agency staff and volunteers, have an important role in providing students with a safe and nurturing environment in which to prosper and thrive.  MLC has zero tolerance of child abuse, and all allegations and safety concerns will be treated very seriously and consistently within our policies and procedures. 

MLC is committed to preventing child abuse through identifying risks early, and removing and reducing these risks.  We have robust human resources and recruitment practices, supported by regular training and development.  

We support and respect all children, as well as all members of our community. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal students, the cultural safety of children from a culturally and/or linguistically diverse background, and to providing a safe environment for children with a disability. 

This position description is the property of Methodist Ladies' College and is intended for candidates' and employees’ use only.  It cannot be reproduced without College permission.

To apply please visit https://www.mlc.vic.edu.au/Form-Pages/Career-Opportunities

Boarding Coordinator, Ascham School, closes - 11 December 2017

Boarding Coordinator

We are seeking a vibrant and highly organised person to supervise students in one of the School's four boarding houses. This position would suit an individual with a background in teaching or adolescent health. 

This is a full-time role commencing start of Term 1, 2018.

Some of the duties and responsibilities of this role include:

  • Assist the Head of House and undertake such duties as are required for the smooth running of the boarding house
  • Work with the Head of House to oversee the physical and social welfare of each student
  • Help oversee weekend activities for the house, in conjunction with other staff as required
  • Ensure documentation is kept up to date, including weekend leave
  • Work with the Head of House to ensure the safety and security of the students in the house at all times
  • Implement policies of the school as required
  • Be a good role model for students
  • Support the students in the house by attendance at school functions and events as appropriate

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 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 valid Working with Children clearance

Successful applicants will enjoy:

  • The experience of working in a supportive and successful school
  • On-site accommodation 
  • 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, 11 December 2017.

Before applying for this role you must have the right to work in Australia and a Working With Children clearance

Male Boarding House Supervisors, Wongutha CAPS, closes - 11 December 2017

Male Boarding House Supervisors 

Wongutha is seeking Expressions of Interests for Boarding House Supervisors to join the team.  Wongutha is a year 11 and 12 boarding school for male & female students from all over Western Australia.  

Wongutha is situated at Gibson 30km from the beautiful town of Esperance WA on a sheep and wheat farm.  The boarding house's were completed in 2010 and are well equipped with generous living areas, gym, reverse cycle air conditioning and modern entertainment areas.

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed Christians with an ability to run activities and provide a high level of care to our students. Experience in youth work, Outdoor Ed, or working with Aboriginal young people would be desirable but not essential. 

It is necessary for applicants to have or be willing to attain the following qualifications within an agreed time frame:

  •      Working with Children Clearance
  •      Certificate 4 in Community Services Work
  •      LR/HR licence with F endorsement
  •      Senior First Aid
  •      Community Surf Rescue Certificate

Interested Applicants please contact the Hostel Manager on 0458 712 339 or email boardingmanager@wonguthacaps.wa.edu.au for further information.

Closing date: 11 December 2017

Assistant Director of Boarding, St Patrick's College Townsville, closes - 11 December 2017

Assistant Director of Boarding

An exciting opportunity exists to join the team at St Patrick's College Townsville in 2018 - an Independent Catholic Girls Secondary College (day and boarding) situated on The Strand Beachfront.  

The  Assistant Director of Boarding position is a Full Time position commencing 2018.  

If you are an exceptionally well qualified person who is ambitious to make a difference, then we would like to hear from you.  Applicants must contribute to the development of the College as a Catholic educational community in the Mercy tradition.  The position description is available online.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Monday 11 December 2017

Applications should be forwarded to:

The Principal

St Patrick's College Townsville

PO Box 721

Townsville  QLD  4810

or email: principal@stpatscollege.qld.edu.au

www.stpatscollege.qld.edu.au/employment

 

Boarding Resident Assistants, Abbotsleigh School, closes - 15 December 2017

Boarding Resident Assistants

Residential role for females
Starting Term 1 2018

Abbotsleigh is an independent Anglican Girls' School at Wahroonga with a proud reputation for empowering young women with education since 1885. Approximately 900 girls are enrolled in the Senior School (Years 7 - 12), of which almost 180 are boarders. We are seeking enthusiastic, dedicated and friendly females as Resident Assistants for our Boarding School to ensure the ongoing provision of a warm, caring and safe environment for our boarders.

This is a live-in position. The typical shift arrangement is 16 hours per week of a flexible roster involving some weekend supervision and activities, and / or prep, dinner and recreational supervision on weeknights. The Resident Assistant receives a room (bathroom shared with the other resident in the house) and all meals, internet access, a phone and use of the School's facilities on the Senior School campus. Residents typically work rosters of 16 hours of work per week in term time (12 hours per week in return for board plus 4 hours per week at $33.71 per hour). There is often the opportunity to earn extra money for relief work (such as administrative support elsewhere in the day school, exam time supervision etc) at the full applicable casual rate.  

Resident Assistants supervise the girls in each boarding house on a rostered basis for weeknight prep supervision and also when the Boarding Coordinator is off duty, usually around weekends. Residents may live on campus for the duration of the time they are employed at the School and do not need to leave during school holidays. The School's sporting facilities such as tennis courts, aquatic centre and fitness room (gym) are available for use by the resident staff. Other staff benefits include free broadband access to your own personal laptop or tablet and full borrowing rights at our technology-rich Library (Abbotsleigh Research Centre).

The successful applicants will be self-motivated and friendly, with compassion for adolescents and an awareness of the responsibility attached to the duty of care of the boarders. A senior first aid certificate (HLTAID003 or HLTAID004) and Working With Children check clearance are both prerequisite certifications for this role.

The role may suit postgraduate or part-time university students (particularly appealing to those studying Education) seeking a safe and supportive residential base in Sydney, close to rail and Macquarie University.

APPLY NOW! 

Click to view the Position Description.

Please include cover letter, detailed CV, copies of qualifications, WWC Clearance, First Aid Certivifate and references to wileyr@abbotsleigh.nsw.edu.au

For more information please visit www.abbotsleigh.nsw.edu.au/employment

School Nurse, Cranbrook School, closes - 15 December 2017

School Nurse

About Cranbrook

Cranbrook School is an Anglican independent day and boarding school for boys, Pre-school to Year 12 located in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs.

At Cranbrook our vision is to be a world class school which encourages and enables all of our students to explore, enjoy and fulfil their potential. We lead our students to discover and make the most of their talents, to thrive in, and love the pursuit of, excellence. As a school we energise the educational environment by offering a rich and distinctive schooling both within and beyond the curriculum and give powerful pastoral support. Cranbrook builds resilience and confidence so that each student can face the challenges of the twenty-first century with personal confidence, intellectual versatility, academic hunger and optimism.

cranbrook.nsw.edu.au

About the Role

The Junior School Nurse is responsible for the health care of the students of Cranbrook Junior School, staff and visitors and for specified administrative tasks related to the care and well-being of students on the Junior School campus.

The role is Part-time 3 days per week (Wednesdays to Fridays total of 24 hours per week)

Key Responsibilities

Nursing & Health

  • Manage first aid and second aid of acute illness and / or injury; 
  • Organise admissions to Health Centre; 
  • Arrange transfers home as required; 
  • Provide medical support at inter-school sporting events; 
  • Responsible for care of ill / injured boys in Health Centre; 
  • Monitor boys at risk (e.g. returning to sport) and with special health requirements;
  • Inform parents of accident or illness to their child according to school policies and procedures;
  • Administration of medication to boys as requested; 
  • Health supervision of staff returning to work after injury; 
  • Liaison with relevant health professionals, parents and teaching staff as required;
  • Counselling as requested by students or staff and referral to outside resources as requited;
  • Provision of resources as requested for health promotion / education programs;
  • Record keeping; 
  • Organising first aid facilities for sporting events and other school activities;
  • Ordering and receipt of appropriate supplies; 
  • Involvement as required with the school's Pastoral Care activities

General Administration

  • Taking a lead role in promoting and supporting student, staff and visitor safety and well-being, anticipating and responding accordingly to potential threats;
  • Being familiar with emergency procedures and being ready to implement them if necessary;
  • Assist with other administrative duties as directed by Head of Junior School, Leadership Team and Office Manager.

Qualifications

  • A current practicing and registered General Nurse certificate 
  • Current CPR and Senior First Aid certificate.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • A passion for health promotion, professional and personal development; 
  • Clear and professional communication skills and an ability to build relationships with a range of people and groups within the School Community, including but not limited to, parent bodies, sporting groups and the extended community;
  • Professional presentation and strong customer service skills; 
  • A friendly and courteous manner; 
  • Ability to think clearly and to remain calm when under pressure; 
  • Strong attention to detail and ownership of tasks; 
  • Pro-active approach to planning tasks and anticipating requirements of other staff and students;
  • Honesty, patience and a sense of humour; 
  • The ability to maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality; 
  • Knowledge of MAZE and Momentum database programmes an advantage.

Working with Children Check is required

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Please forward your Resume and cover letter outlining your experience.

Residential Assistant, Loreto Normanhurst, closes - 15 December 2017

RESIDENTIAL ASSISTANT

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

We are currently seeking a part time, term time Residential Assistant to work in the Boarding School on a contract basis.

The position is responsible to assist in the Dormitories, supervision of boarders and other duties in the boarding school as directed by the Director of Boarding.

The role is a live-in position and involves shift work during week days and weekends.  You will be accommodated in a share home with meals included during term time, a minimal payment for rent will be required.

There is also an opportunity to earn extra money for relief work (such as other boarding shifts, administrative support, sport, exam supervision etc.)

A current CPR and First Aid certificate is essential and a preparedness to obtain a Duty of Care Certificate. A warm and welcoming manner and genuine interest and willingness to work with teenagers is essential.

Please visit our website www.loretonh.nsw.edu.au for more information about this position and details of the application process. All applicants must complete an Application Form and sent to recruitment@loretonh.nsw.edu.au

More Information about this role can be found on the school's website http://www.loretonh.nsw.edu.au.

Closing Date: Friday 15 December 2017 

All staff are expected to actively support the Catholic, and specifically Loreto, ethos of the school.  The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a valid Working with Children Check from the Office of the Children's Guardian.

 

Head of Boarding, Worawa Aboriginal College, closes - 15 December 2017

WORAWA
ABORIGINAL COLLEGE
2018 OPPORTUNITY IN VICTORIA

HEAD OF BOARDING


Worawa Aboriginal College provides secondary education for young Aboriginal women from Aboriginal communities in urban, regional and remote locations across Australia. Located in a beautiful rural environment in the Yarra Valley, Worawa offers an educational model that is holistic, integrating academic achievement with cultural and general wellbeing. The College is based on the philosophy of ‘Walking Together’ bringing together the knowledge and wisdom of Aboriginal Elders and Western education aimed at bringing each student to their full potential.

We are looking for a Head of Boarding who can provide leadership for the Boarding House and a safe, supportive and respectful residential environment that actively supports the physical, social, emotional and cultural needs of all students.

This is a Full-Time residential position with an attractive package that fully provides accommodation.

The successful applicant must have:

  • Experience in a similar leadership position working with adolescents in a residential environment and experience working with indigenous communities
  • Relevant qualification in Healthcare, Teaching, or Youth Work or equivalent experience
  • Solid understanding of Health and Safety requirements including Child Safety regulations
  • Current Working with Children Check and Police Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate

Worawa Aboriginal College is committed to promoting and protecting the interests and safety of children. We have zero tolerance for child abuse.
If this is an opportunity you would like to apply for, please forward your
application to the Human Resources Manager to:
hrmanager@worawa.vic.edu.au

Residential Supervisor, Beaconhills College, closes - 19 December 2017

Residential Supervisor - College Residential Facility

Beaconhills is proudly a co-educational Christian College with an open-entry enrolment policy. Our College provides outstanding educational opportunities to a large number of families in the outer south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. We have two large campuses, both providing education from Prep to Year 12, with our Little Beacons Learning Centre at our Pakenham Campus.

Our wonderful students and professional staff make Beaconhills a great place to work. In the ever-changing and complex 21st century world, a comprehensive and holistic education provides the platform for a successful life. At Beaconhills we aim to provide a large range of educational opportunities for our students so they can grow and develop in a supportive, yet challenging environment. 
 

Beaconhills is proudly a co-educational Christian College with an open-entry enrolment policy.  Our College provides outstanding educational opportunities to a large number of families in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne.  We have two large campuses, both providing education from Preparatory to Year 12, with our Little Beacons Learning Centre at our Pakenham Campus.

You will be supporting students from a variety of backgrounds with daily living and wellbeing care and will require strong interpersonal skills, initiative and well developed organisation skills.  Empathy with students in residence and the ability to relate well to adolescents is critical.

This position commences in January 2018 and is part-time (32.5 hours per week).  The usual hours of employment will be 3.00pm – 10.00pm Monday to Friday with the requirement to stay overnight (in private accommodation) and be available to respond to any incidents or issues that arise through the night.  The initial appointment is for Term 1, 2018 only with the possibility of further work after this time.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure purchase orders are raised and processed correctly, reviewing items, budgets and Residence Leader

  • Be accountable for oversight of the Mill Street Residence 
  • Providing supervision and support to the students, including overnight 
  • Manage and update student records as directed by the Head of International 
  • Report any maintenance issues to the Property Manager 
  • Providing support to students who are sick or in need of medical attention 
  • Oversee the supervision handover process with Residential Mentors 
  • Updating pastoral information into College database (Synergetic) 
  • Demonstrate a friendly and warm manner towards students and create a collegial environment within the Residence
  • Demonstrate full awareness of work health and safety issues and procedures, complying with these and taking responsibility for personal health and safety.
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures and being ready to implement if necessary

Residence Supervision

  • Provide supervision and support to the students of the Residence 
  • Monitor student leave and movements within and out of the Residence 
  • Monitor collection and delivery of linen and washing and assist students where required
  • Conduct room checks regarding cleanliness and tidiness 
  • Manage and update student records as directed by Head of International 
  • Report any maintenance issues to the Property Manager 
  • Develop aspects of the program, including leisure activities and homework supervisions and life skills
  • There is an expectation that professional development in the role will be undertaken as directed
  • Attend Residential staff meetings as directed 
  • Drive the school bus or personal car to ensure the students are transported safety to social, co-curricular and leisure activities.
  • Serious student health and welfare concerns are to be reported to Campus Principal
  • Any child protection concerns are to be reported directly to the Campus Principal at the time of incident or disclosure.

Key Competencies

  • A genuine interest in young people and their learning and development. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a cohesive team. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Honesty, integrity and consistency. 
  • Competent computer skills. 
  • Internationally minded and able to work in a diverse community of staff and students.
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a small team with an adaptable and proactive approach to all duties
  • Adherence to all College policies. 
  • Behave in accordance with the Child Safe Standards.

The incumbent must hold or be in the process of obtaining:

  • Current Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration or a current employment Working With Children Check
  • A current police certificate 
  • Appropriate first aid qualifications (HLTAID003 or equivalent including Asthma and Anaphylaxis training)
  • Food Handlers certificate 
  • Australian citizenship or permanent residency   

The successful candidate must hold or be in the process of obtaining:

  • Previous Boarding facility supervisor experience (or similar) 
  • Teaching experience and/or education qualification 
  • Australian citizenship or permanent residency

Please refer to the full position statement on our website at www.beaconhills.vic.edu.au/employment for a detailed outline of the role and instructions on how to apply.

Our wonderful students and professional staff make Beaconhills a great place to work.  We offer our staff wonderful opportunities to let their light shine; to grow and develop their careers while working in bright, modern surroundings with amazing facilities.  We offer extensive professional development, individual mentoring and a range of other employment benefits.

Applications

Applications should include:

  • A cover letter that addresses your suitability to the role 
  • A curriculum vitae detailing your qualifications and experience 
  • Contact details of three professional referees.

Applications for this position close at 5pm Tuesday 19th December.


Enquiries and applications should be directed to the Human Resources Department.
 

Nathan Fulford

HR Officer
Beaconhills College
T: 03 5945 0260
E: jobapplications@beaconhills.vic.edu.au

 

Residential Supervisor, AFL Cape York Limited, closes - 20 December 2017

Residential Supervisor

About the business and the role

AFL Cape York Limited provides educational and training opportunities for Indigenous Youth from the Far North Queensland communities of Torres Strait, Cape York Peninsula and Gulf Savannah ("remote communities"). AFL Cape York House is a safe, secure and inclusive boarding facility for male Indigenous secondary students from remote communities, whilst attending secondary school in Cairns.

AFL Cape York House has established partnerships with several secondary schools in Cairns. Whilst students attend one of our partner schools, they are supported in their educational and pastoral care needs. Our student cohort are mentored and supported in education and life skills with the view to accessing higher education, employment and training opportunities post secondary education.

AFL Cape York have an exciting full-time Residential Supervisor position available for people wanting to pursue a career in the Boarding industry. 

Reporting to the Boarding Manager, the primary purpose of this role will be to provide supervision and provision of a safe, secure and fun living away from home environment for students boarding at AFL Cape York House.

For more information about AFL Cape York please visit – http://www.aflcy.com.au/

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Supervise and enrich students' personal and social development
  • Plan and implement a wide range of suitable activities for students to enjoy
  • Ensure students receive appropriate care to maintain health and wellbeing
  • Maintain appropriate record keeping and reporting requirements
  • Fulfils an appropriate duty of care and service for all students
  • Undertakes regular, positive communication and liaison with colleagues, students/guardians, school staff, other professionals and members of the local community
  • Supports and assists in House events and functions including external promotional, sporting and community activities

Skills and experience

Essential

Skills & Knowledge

  • High level of personal and professional time management / organization skills
  • Interact positively with youth
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Maintain professional boundaries
  • Leadership and initiative

Experience & Qualifications

  • Cert IV in Community Services (or ability to obtain in first 12 months)
  • Current MR Drivers Licence
  • Positive Working with Children Blue Card
  • Cultural Awareness
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Bronze Medallion or equivalent swimming qualification

Desirable

Skills & Knowledge

  • Results and performance driven
  • Customer/Client centric
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Collaboration influencing & advocacy

Experience & Qualifications

  • Youth work/Community Services/Teacher Qualification
  • Experience working with youth from Culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Active person – Coaching/Leadership

Job benefits and perks

The successful candidate will receive the award and entitlements as set out in the National Employment Standards.

Applications for this position will close, Wednesday 20th December 2017, 5:00pm and must include:

  • A tailored cover letter
  • An up to date resume

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

Rick Hanlon

Program Manager

T: (07) 4054 5199

E: recruitment@aflcy.com.au

Boarding House Supervisor, St Stanislaus College, closes - 20 December 2017

Boarding House Supervisors

About the business and the role

St Stanislaus College Bathurst is a Catholic Day and Boarding School for Boys, Years 7 to 12.  

The Boarding House Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of boarders and ensuring compliance with all Boarding House routines and regulations as set by the College. The Boarding House Supervisor will work to ensure that the students in the care of the College adhere to all College expectations and regulations in terms of personal conduct, academic endeavour and social interaction. 

Job tasks and responsibilities

Please see the position description at stannies.com for specific job tasks and responsibilities. 

Overall Expectations

Boarding House Supervisors are to: 

  • Attend each shift on time. 
  • Actively supervise in designated area(s) throughout the shift. 
  • Maintain respectful, appropriate relationships with students. 
  • Seek assistance from senior staff when a student or situation is of concern. 
  • Follow all Boarding House/College procedures. 

Please note that preference will be given to applicants who are able and willing to reside onsite in College accommodation. 

Further Information

Further information can be obtained from stannies.com 

Applications close 5pm, Wednesday 20 December 2017. 

Appointment is subject to a current Working With Children Check approval. 

Applications can be emailed to hocpa@stannies.com or mailed to:

Head of College, PO Box 97, BATHURST, NSW, 2795

School Nurse, Westminster School, closes - 22 December 2017

School Nurse

About the business and the role

Westminster is a leading coeducational, Early Learning to Year 12, day and boarding Uniting Church School. We aspire to be the best school for an exceptional all round education, developing individuals of great character who enhance and inspire the world. To make this happen, we share a real sense of purpose, service and a commitment to learning and improving. Our outlook is global and we build authentic relationships to foster a strong community. We want Westminster to have a world class reputation, providing every opportunity for our students to succeed.

Job tasks and responsibilities

The Health Centre comprises of a small team of nurses who will manage and coordinate the School's health services program and will provide primary nursing and health care for students and staff, which will include first aid, emergency treatment and ongoing holistic health care for the School community. The School Nurse will work closely with the School Psychologist and other Wellbeing staff in the provision of holistic health care that reflects the mental, emotional and physical needs of the student.

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Student Management, including delivering professional, timely and quality assessment, treatment and referral of ill or injured students, educate and manage students with serious and chronic illnesses, and work closely with the School Psychologist, Heads of Boarding and other pastoral care staff regarding student mental health and well-being issues.
  • Health Centre Management including the establishment and maintenance of a Health Centre Policy and Procedure manual, managing the dispensing of medication to students and ensure appropriate controls are in place, coordinate vaccination programs and ensure adequate supplies are available, manage the Health Centre budget
  • Medical records including maintaining appropriate medical records according to legislative and School requirements, manage and update student health management plans, participate in accident and incident reporting procedures
  • Education including assisting with the provision of ongoing education, support and guidance to other health care team members, such as educating staff members on relevant care for specific illnesses, act as a curriculum resource in the area of health education
  • Standards including reference and compliance with relevant legislation relating to school nursing practice and child and adolescent healthcare, advocating for and protect the rights of children and young people, engage in collaborative practice to provide comprehensive school nursing care.

Applications are sought from Registered Nurses, who ideally have previous experience as a School Nurse, Accident and Emergency and/or Paediatric Nurse.

The position descriptions are available on our website www.westminster.school under Employment

To apply, please submit your Resume and a cover letter in pdf or word format addressing the key selection criteria and address to Ms Tania Sargent, Director of Corporate Services.

Applications close 22 December 2017. Applicants will be contacted in the week commencing 8th January

Girls Boarding Supervisor, Melbourne Indigenous Transition School, closes - 30 December 2017

Girls Boarding Supervisor (.9 load) Start January 2018 

  • Support Year 7 Indigenous students learn and thrive in Melbourne
  • School terms only – 13 weeks paid leave per annum
  • 9 day fortnight - rotating shift
  • Small home-style residence in central Richmond location (close to parking and transport)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply

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

The fostering of a safe and inclusive community with a strong culture which is based on the school values of respect, kindness courage and care is a core part of the role

You have previous experience in a residential or boarding school environment, preferably including both male and female students and want a role where you can make a significant contribution to furthering the development of Indigenous students.  To meet the cultural requirements of this position you  can demonstrate a sound knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and lifestyles.  Naturally you will have the ability to establish appropriate relationships with young people, show consistency and fairness.  An understanding and appreciation of the needs and interests of Indigenous students living away from home is vital.

Student Welfare: You will supervise students, ensuring they are dressed and ready for school, participate in outings on weekend and contribute to a range of regular program of night and weekend activities to enrich their personal, social and cultural development. A background in student residential care is essential; experience in an Indigenous environment is highly regarded.

Importantly, you will be available to lend a sympathetic ear to children with problems and be sensitive to their concerns so experience with, and an understanding of the unique needs of Indigenous children living away from home is mandatory.

Living Environment: As part of this role you will contribute to domestic duties,  encourage students to keep the Boarding House tidy and supervise thier laundry to ensure our residents have clean uniforms, sporting clothes, etc. 

This role is an excellent opportunity to work with a committed and dedicated group of people in an environment which is meaningful and challenging.  This role will also offer you the potential for personal development through the growth and development of the organisation.  This is an innovative and exciting project that will make a real impact on the lives of Indigenous students and communities. .

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply

A full Position Description is available at www.MITS.vic.edu.au/Careers.  For consideration, please APPLY Now and attach your current CV and a covering letter.   No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible for immediate consideration.

Melbourne Indigenous Transition School
16 The Vaucluse Richmond VIC 3121

Please contact me by return email or call Hilary Dixon on 0407 096 607.

Indigenous Support Officer, Kinross Wolaroi School, closes - 30 December 2017

Indigenous Student Support Officer

About Kinross Wolaroi School

Kinross Wolaroi School is a co-educational Independent School of the Uniting Church.  The School has a strong history of excellent academic results along with a diverse co-curricular program.  Kinross Wolaroi School is a non-selective school with over 1100 students (including 330 boarders in Years 7 to 12), located in the NSW central tablelands in the city of Orange.  The School has a proud tradition of educating young people in an environment where ideals are based solidly on friendship, spirituality, the security of family values, hard work and the pursuit of excellence to the very best of one's ability.  The School offers the unique opportunity for co-educational learning with separate boarding sites for boys and girls.  Students are provided with a holistic education with a varied curriculum to meet the diverse needs of our students. 

The School has two main campuses.  The main campus, called Wolaroi, is a picturesque campus of 20 hectares and accommodates the main teaching facilities as well as the boarding facilities for boys boarding.   A second campus, called PLC, is located approximately five kilometres west of the main campus (on the opposite side of the city of Orange) and houses the girls' boarding facilities, a number of staff residences, a recreation and examination centre, an outdoor swimming pool and playing fields.

All classroom activities (the normal school day activities) for all students enrolled in the Early Childhood Centre and in classes from Kindergarten to Year 12 occur on the Wolaroi Campus.  The main campus also includes a performance theatre, an auditorium, a sports complex including gymnasium and indoor swimming facilities, a medical centre as well as five playing fields.

Further Information

For more information on the organisation, please visit www.kws.nsw.edu.au. Among other information, on the home page can be found a helpful 'pictorial tour' and also a video, 'Every story has a beginning', which provides a good insight into the School. There are also a number of videos showcasing the School at this link https://vimeo.com/kinrosswolaroischool

About the Position

The Indigenous student support officer (ISSO) assists the Student Academic Services (SAS) Department to identify, resource and implement appropriate academic and co-curricular adjustments and classroom strategies to meet the learning needs of Indigenous students. The primary goal of the ISSO is to ensure that Indigenous students are academically engaged and have the opportunity to enjoy all aspects of schooling life.

The ISSO is responsible for day-to-day administrative tasks within the Department. The ISSO will work collaboratively with teachers, SAS team, Boarding staff as well as Indigenous families to ensure that the learning, cultural and socio-emotional needs of Indigenous students are catered for adequately and appropriately.

The ISSO meets with individual students to develop and monitor Personalised Learning Plans and to assist students with targeted literacy and numeracy programs. The ISSO is also encouraged to meet with the Indigenous local community to promote Indigenous culture and heritage within the school. 

The ISSO is responsible to the Head of Student Academic Services.

For further information on the position please visit http://www.kws.nsw.edu.au/careerskws

Middle School Boys' Boarding Head of Year, The Rockhampton Grammar School, closes - 30 December 2017

The Rockhampton Grammar School (Secondary)

Middle School Boys' Boarding Head of Year

Position Description 

Full--time permanent position, commencing 2018

Expressions of interest specifying teaching subject areas are welcome from suitably qualified and experienced professional educators who are seeking to:

  • Establish or continue a career in Boarding and Teaching. 
  • Dedicate themselves to the welfare and personal development of a cohort of boy Boarders numbering up to 40 in an outstanding residential environment.
  • Work cooperatively as a member of a dynamic and professional Boarding Staff Team.

Please email The Rockhampton Grammar School Director of Boarding Stewart Norford snorford@rgs.qld.edu.au, who will reply with a detailed position description.

Boarding House Supervisor, Downlands College, closes - 8 January 2018

BOARDING HOUSE SUPERVISOR

Downlands College is seeking a suitably qualified person for the role of Boarding House Supervisor for Girls Boarding Years 5 - 12. 

The Boarding House Supervisor’s role is to provide quality pastoral care and support as well as appropriate supervision in the general routine of boarding students. As members of the Boarding staff team, the Boarding House Supervisors play an important role in creating a positive, supportive and open culture which encourages full participation in the academic and extra-curricular programs within the College and the Boarding community. This role has a strong pastoral care focus as the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the boarders with their day to day needs whilst they are residing away from home. You will also play an important role with supporting the academic needs of the boarders to encourage their success with their studies. The successful candidate will be someone who enjoys the buzz of a boarding house. 

This is a full time position. Hours will be allocated on a roster system across 7 days of the week. Majority of shifts are of an evening and weekends. 

Qualifications or experience in boarding care or working with youth is important. You will be someone who can balance your caring and supportive nature with the need for consistency and structure, employing all rules and procedures with the Boarders. 

The successful applicant would be required to commence late January 2018. 

A suitability card from the Commission of Children and Young People Act 2000 is a pre-requisite to being appointed to this position.  

Downlands is a Catholic, independent, coeducational day and boarding secondary school in the tradition of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSC). Applicants will need to demonstrate an ability to understand and embrace the MSC ethos of the College.

Applications including CV and the names and contact details of three professional referees should be emailed by 8 January 2018 to: principal@downlands.qld.edu.au

Downlands College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Boarding Supervisor, Stuartholme School, closes - 8 January 2018

Boarding House - Night Supervisor

Stuartholme is a Catholic, Independent Girls' School catering for Secondary Day and Boarding students.  It is committed to the education of young women in the philosophy and tradition of the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  Stuartholme is a member of the Sacred Heart International Network with more than 140 Schools in over 40 countries, educating within the philosophical framework of the Goals of Sacred Heart Education. 

The Position

The Night Supervisor is responsible for the active supervision of all Boarders during the shift, including those in the Health and Wellness Centre and in accordance with the "Sacred Heart Model of Boarding".

This role will commence in January 2018 and is a 'stay-awake' position. The shift times are as follows:-

  • 10:30pm Tuesdays to 6:00am Wednesdays 
  • 10:30pm Sundays to 6:00am Mondays

Overview

Boarding positions and may include some public holidays occurring during term time when students are in residence.

All Boarding positions are responsible to the Principal through the Dean of Boarding.

As Stuartholme School operates a girls-only boarding facility, only female applicants are invited to apply.

All staff are expected to support the ethos of the School as expressed in the Goals of Sacred Heart Education.

Applicants are required to hold a Positive Notice Blue Card for Child Related Employment.  If you do not currently hold a Positive Notice Blue Card you need to be eligible to apply.

A full Role Description is available on the Stuartholme website at www.stuartholme.com.

The Application Process

Applications including a covering letter, full CV and contact details of three referees should be emailed no later than 4pm on Monday 8 January 2018.  Interviews will be conducted on Friday 12 January 2018.  Emails should be addressed to The Principal and forwarded to hr@stuartholme.com.

Head of Boarding, Abbotsleigh, Sydney, closes - 16 February 2018

Head of Boarding

Fulltime from Term 2 (May) 2018

Abbotsleigh is an independent Anglican School for girls in the diocese of Sydney Abbotsleigh encourages each girl to develop her potential in a caring, Christian environment by fostering her pursuit of personal and academic excellence.

The Head of Boarding is an executive role which encompasses a wide range of responsibilities. Working closely with Boarding Co-ordinators, the Head of Boarding is a practising Christian who is responsible for overseeing the smooth running of the boarding houses to ensure the well-being of all boarding students and staff. The Head of Boarding possesses superior communication and collaboration skills and fosters a sense of community and connectedness.

The Head of Boarding is: 

  • Responsible directly to the Headmistress for leadership of the Boarding School
  • Required to work with the Headmistress and other senior leaders on developing appropriate policy, procedures and direction of the Boarding School.
  • Knowledgeable about all legislation relevant to the care of children and young people and appropriately qualified in Residential Care
  • A member of the Senior Leadership and Heads of School teams.

The Head of Boarding is available to the girls, parents and staff throughout the school term and is required to attend school functions.

Please email applications to hr@abbotsleigh.nsw.edu.au by 4pm Friday 16 February 2018

Click to view the Position Description.

For more information about Abbotsleigh and for additional application requirements please view our website www.abbotsleigh.nsw.edu.au/employment 

ABSA - Australian Boarding Schools Association