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Boarding Supervisor, Peace Lutheran College, closes - 28 April 2017

Boarding Supervisor/Tutor Part Time position

Two great opportunities have arisen for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our dynamic team and help care for our boarding students.

This is your opportunity to shine in a caring Christian community that will reward your love of learning, as you support others to achieve their goals.

The successful applicant must demonstrate a capacity and willingness to engage with the Christian ethos of our College

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

Applicants will be expected to hold a current suitability card for Child Related Employment or be prepared to obtain one as a condition of employment.

A detailed role description can be found on our College website

Applications close 9 am Friday, 28 April, 2017 and should be forwarded to:

Mr Patrick Connell

Head of Boarding

Peace Lutheran College
P.O. Box 72F, FRESHWATER Q 4870 Phone (07) 4039 9000 Fax (07) 4039 1623


Boarding Senior Resident (Part Time), Peace Lutheran College, closes - 28 April 2017

Boarding Senior Resident Part Time position

Two great opportunities have arisen for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our dynamic team and help care for our boarding students.

This is your opportunity to shine in a caring Christian community that will reward your love of learning, as you support others to achieve their goals.

The successful applicant must demonstrate a capacity and willingness to engage with the Christian ethos of our College

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

Applicants will be expected to hold a current suitability card for Child Related Employment or be prepared to obtain one as a condition of employment.

A detailed role description can be found on our College website

Applications close 9 am Friday, 28 April, 2017 and should be forwarded to:
Mr Patrick Connell

Head of Boarding
Peace Lutheran College
P.O. Box 72F, FRESHWATER Q 4870 Phone (07) 4039 9000 Fax (07) 4039 1623


Boarding House Residential Staff, PLC Sydney, closes - 30 April 2017

Boarding House Residential Staff

  • Highly regarded independent girls' school
  • Excellent opportunity to work in a very caring environment


About PLC:

PLC Sydney is located 15 minutes from the CBD in the culturally diverse and vibrant suburb of Croydon. We employ over 200 professionals who encourage our girls to grow into well rounded 21st century young women in an academically focused Christian environment.

PLC Sydney values staff who are inspirational, have deep knowledge and are passionate about the pursuit of excellence in their field.

About the Role:

Residential Staff help with supervision of the Boarders in the evenings, and on weekends, on a roster basis. The ability to assist/tutor the students with their homework during preparation time is essential. Experience in residential care would be an advantage, but is not essential.

The time commitment is approximately 16 hours per week, averaged over a month, and there is a minimum of one sleepover per week.

Applicants should be mature, independent, energetic and creative. They should be interested in supporting the development of adolescent girls and be able to proactively commit to this.

In lieu of payment, shared accommodation is provided year round and all meals are provided in term time. This position attracts a small weekly gratuity during term time.

Applicants will be required to support the Christian ethos of the College.

Successful applicants must provide a Working With Children Clearance Number and date of birth.


To Apply: please go to our website: and follow the link to Employment Opportunities to submit your application.

Be sure to include a covering letter including a recent photo as the first page of your resume and the names and contact details of at least two referees.

If you are a highly motivated and energetic individual looking for a career in a dynamic environment, then we would like to hear from you. Apply now!

House Parent, Kimberley Education Excellence Program - Wunan, closes - 30 April 2017

House Parent (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth)

The Kimberley Education Excellence Program (KEEP) aims to transform lives and communities through the power of education.  The program gives young Indigenous people predominately from the East Kimberley and the wider Kimberley access to high quality private education in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney; in a supported environment and with an extensive range of extracurricular opportunities. Houseparents are sought for our Family Boarding Homes located in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.  We are looking for dedicated house parents keen to work alongside Indigenous families to care for these students.

Students attend local schools, close by the Family Boarding Home.

If you are a committed couple or single person looking for a rewarding challenge, this opportunity might very well be for you!

House Parent and Casual House Parent positions are available now. Applications will be considered as received.

Eligibility to Apply: Pursuant of Section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, the occupant of this position must be of Aboriginal descent.

Pre-requisites: Current Working With Children Check (or state equivalent), Current National Police Clearance, C Class Drivers Licence

How to Apply: 

Please submit a comprehensive resume and a cover letter to  Ensure your application clearly addresses your suitability for the position according to the following criteria:

  • Experience in assisting with the management of the day-to-day operations of a hostel/group home or similar entity including the ability to plan, organise work and manage priorities
  • Ability to use spreadsheets and word processing computer programmes to  gather and record information, and the ability to use Microsoft Outlook for emails, scheduling and tasks
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and family structures
  • Skills in engaging and working respectfully with Aboriginal families and young people

The ability to handle conflict and crisis situations in a range of settings.

For more specific information about being a House Parent with Wunan please contact the KEEP Coordinator, Kristy Brittain on 0402 246 498.

Boarding House Junior Supervisor, St Catherine's School Waverley, closes - 30 April 2017

Boarding House Junior Supervisor

Commencing: As soon as possible

St Catherine's School's boarding house is purposefully small with up to 70 boarders from rural NSW and overseas students.  This enables the trained staff to care for each girl as an individual.  The boarding house seeks an experienced and enthusiastic person to join its team.                            

The position requires a female supervisor with experience in a boarding house or independent school environment. The position is 14 hours per week and live in. All meals are supplied during term time and accommodation is provided in term and non-term time.

This position requires an applicant who enjoys working with young adolescents, with the ability to problem solve, take a common sense approach to student issues, and one who can be proactive in their approach. The ability to work well with others and communicate effectively with students is key to the role. The duties involve supervision and tutoring of boarding students and the position reports to the Boarding House Manager.

For further information on the position, please visit:

Support for the Christian ethos of the School is essential.

This position requires the successful applicant to have a new Working with Children Check in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.  Details of how to apply are available on


Hostel Boarding Manager, Christian Aboriginal Parent-Direct School, closes - 30 April 2017


Christian Aboriginal Parent-Directed School (CAPS) 

The aim for CAPS Coolgardie is to disciple each student with the teachings of Jesus Christ. The purpose of CAPS Coolgardie is to see students discover God and be transformed through an exploration of themselves and His world so that they fulfill His purpose for them according to their gifts and talents.

The school motto "A school that builds character" represents how all staff, parents/guardians and students grow together in Christ.


Our school is rich is history and achievement. The vision of CAPS founding members when they established the school in 1981 was to create a nurturing environment to foster the spiritual and educational growth of their students and offer children the same high academic standards and Christian values they had experienced as children on the impressive Mount Margaret mission.


CAPS Coolgardie is a Christ centred learning community committed to fostering spiritual growth and advancing the scholastic and athletic gifts of each unique student for entry into tertiary institutions and the communities they will build.


Position Title:          Boarding Manager                  

Reports to:              Principal

Family atmosphere 

  • Helping young people recognise their personal contribution to building a family spirit. 
  • Promoting healthy attitudes of acceptance, respect and genuine concern for one another. 
  • Providing a cooperative and supportive staff who are consistent, just and understanding in their dealings with all boarders
  • Maintaining a high standard in health care and medical services.  
  • Providing the boarder with a well-balanced, nutritional diet.  
  • Ensuring that living areas are maintained in a comfortable, clean and hygienic state. 
  • Promoting good routines of daily life.  
  • Upholding a Code of Conduct in the boarding house.  
  • Partnering with the boarder's family.

Spiritual development

  • Highlighting the importance of a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ. 
  • Providing regular opportunities for prayer and reflection on the Word of God. 
  • Encouraging active participation in the local church.  
  • Encouraging the boarder to participate in activities of a service nature.  
  • Providing counselling or a 'listening ear' when needed.

Social development

Understanding and development of the common courtesies and respected behaviour of Australian society, in all interactions both in the hostel, school, the wider community and online.

Academic development 

  • Consistent, well managed after hours supervision which encourages sufficient sleep and regular attendance at school and completion of homework.
  • Liaising with and assisting the teaching staff with the academic and pastoral progress of the boarders. 

Cultural and sporting interests 

  • Encouraging involvement in a broad range of cultural and sporting activities and opportunities. 
  • Supporting the individual recreational needs of the boarders.  
  • Encouraging participation in hobbies, and cultural and community service activities.


For full Job description please email or

Applications must include a cover letter addressing the applicant's ability to fulfill the Duties and Competencies listed. All applications must be accompanied by a Resume including two professional referees which may be contacted prior to an interview. Please email applications to along with any supporting documentation.

Boarding Residential Supervisor- Night Duty (Short Term Contract), Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College, closes 1 May 2017

Boarding Residential Supervisor - Night Duty (Short Term Contract)


June 5th - June 29

July 17 - August 10

OLSH College Bentleigh is an independent Catholic secondary school for girls with a commitment to the mission of Catholic education. Administered by the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, the College is built on a tradition of more than 75 years of inspiring excellence at the Heart of girls' education.

We are passionate about young women and their success. We empower the learner, inspire a global consciousness and are at the forefront of innovative learning. We Believe! We Achieve!

The College is in its fifth year of operating an alternative program for our Year 9 students at Hartzer Park Burradoo in the Southern Highlands of NSW. We are currently seeking to appoint a Residential Night Supervisor to care for our Year 9 students overnight.  

The successful candidate will be the first point of contact for students across the night hours. With a spirit of openness of heart and a flexibility to serve our young women, staff and parents the person in this role will live the values of the OLSH Proclamation.

This position is scheduled to commence Monday June 5 2017

It would be suitable for those seeking employment outside of school/business hours

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an understanding of, and commitment to, Catholic education; 
  • Provide outstanding service to students and staff as required in the role of night supervisor
  • Have a nurturing approach to students and an ability to care for them with warmth and compassion

A current Working With Children Check (WWCC) is required and a current First Aid qualification would be an advantage.

A role description and selection criteria will be available on the College website as of 12 noon Friday 10 March 2017 at

Applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae and the contact details of three referees to be emailed to: The Principal at

For further details please contact: 03 85209219

Applications close on Monday May 1 2017.

Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College, Bentleigh

Director of Boarding, Concordia Lutheran College, closes - 1 May 2017

Director of Boarding

Commencing Term 3, 2017

Concordia Lutheran College is a Christian coeducational day and boarding school of the Lutheran Church of Australia for Years P-12 across 3 campuses.

The College is seeking an experienced and inspiring boarding professional to join its leadership team from the commencement of Term 3, July 2017. The Director of Boarding is a hands-on role, responsible for the provision of quality boarding programs and support services across both girls’ and boys’ boarding from Years 7-12.

Exceptional leadership and management of the Boarding staff team, along with effective communication with all stakeholders, especially parents, are key requirements of the role. Consistent with the College’s philosophy, a demonstrated Christian value set and intent will shape your leadership approach and style.

With more than 120,000 residents, Toowoomba offers the best of both worlds with significantly lower living costs than capital cities but with the modern amenities expected of a large urban centre. Fly direct to capital cities from our regional airport, or drive only 90 minutes to Brisbane. Join the growing number of people moving to regional centres to enjoy all the personal and professional advantages on offer.

To learn more about the College and this position please go to our website

Applications close on Monday, 1 May 2017.

Boarding Supervisor, Kambala, closes - 2 May 2017

Boarding Supervisor 

Kambala is an Early Learning to Year 12 Anglican day and boarding school for girls in Rose Bay, Sydney. We inspires every student to realise her own purpose with integrity, passion and generosity. The school achieves outstanding results in the Higher School Certificate and is also an International Baccalaureate World School, offering the Diploma Programme. We are seeking applicants for the following position:
Boarding Supervisor

We are seeking an enthusiastic and caring person who has the ability to provide administrative and supervisory assistance to our boarding house.  The candidate will work closely with the Director of Boarding and the Dean of Wellbeing in providing pastoral support to the girls within the Boarding House. The candidate will have strong communication skills and a demonstrated understanding of the needs of adolescent girls.

The position is a permanent full time position commencing as soon as possible. Accommodation within the Boarding House is provided. The position is primarily evening and weekend work. The candidate would be required to work part of every alternate weekend.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • To provide guidance and supervision of all boarding students 
  • To undertake administrative functions to support the Director of Boarding 
  • Supporting the School to provide for the spiritual, academic, cultural emotional and physical needs of the students in the boarding house
  • To take all reasonable steps to ensure the well-being of the students

The successful applicant will:

  • Possess strong knowledge relevant to contemporary adolescents both from a regulatory and well-being framework
  • Possess high levels initiative and interpersonal skills 
  • Have the ability to organise others in a positive an effective manner 
  • Hold the ability to resolve conflict, solve problems, conduct difficult negotiations and provide constructive advice and assistance
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate and Australian Driver's licence 
  • Possess strong communication skills 
  • Be highly efficient, being able to manage competing tasks and time effectively
  • Have the ability to build rapport and relationships with staff and students

Any applicant will have to be able to supply a current Working with Children Check Number or Application Number.

Please note that only candidates successful in progressing to interview stage will be contacted.

Applications should include the names of at least two referees and curriculum vitae.

HR Manager


794 New South Head Road


Telephone 02 9388 6777

Applications close: 02 May 2017

Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button.

Boarding House Parent, Clontarf Aboriginal College, closes - 2 May 2017

Boarding House Parents Full-time/Part-time

Clontarf Aboriginal College is a co-educational Catholic Aboriginal Boarding School in Perth that caters for Indigenous students in Years 7-12.  We are seeking applications for Boarding House Parents for our on-site boarding facility to begin as soon as possible.

The role will involve leading and supervising young male and female Aboriginal students in a residential environment, contributing to their social, emotional, educational, physical and spiritual development.  There are weekday and weekend positions available and House Parents are required to stay overnight.


  • Experience in working with young people in leadership and support roles 
  • To be supportive of the Catholic ethos of Clontarf Aboriginal College 
  • The willingness to be a positive role model for students 
  • The ability to problem solve, use initiative and be flexible 
  • Ability to work in a team environment


  • Working with Children Clearance Check. 
  • Current C Class driver's licence. 
  • National Police History Check to be obtained.


  • Experience in Boarding and Residential Care or Youth Work. 
  • Senior First Aid Certificate. 
  • Current HR or MR drivers licence with 'F' class endorsement; or the ability to apply for this endorsement as soon as possible.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Enquiries can be directed to The Principal on: (08) 9251 0696.

All applications, including the names and contact details of three referees, need to be addressed to the Principal and are due by close of business, Tuesday, 2nd May 2017.

Please email applications to:

WEEKEND SUPERVISOR AND MIDWEEK SECURITY OFFICER, St Joseph's Nudgee College, Brisbane - closes 7 May 2017

St Joseph's Nudgee College (Est. 1891) is a Catholic Boys' Day and Boarding school in the Edmund Rice tradition for Years 5-12.  The College has a student population of 1550, with 250 Boarders. 

The College caters for students from the local Brisbane area, regional and remote Queensland, interstate and overseas. We uphold the values of Edmund Rice Education Australia in providing quality Catholic education to students.

The College is focused on providing an all rounded holistic education; curriculum, social justice, community service, sport and co-curricular activities, where every boy can find his place, make his contribution and achieve his best.  The College is located on 136 hectares in the Northern suburbs of Brisbane, Queensland.  Nudgee College is a member of the GPS Association.


The College seeks a person to fill two connected roles, Weekend Boarding Supervisor and Campus Security Guard.  


Suitable applicants must possess the following relevant qualifications / experience, or the ability to obtain the qualifications:

  • Duty of Residential Care Certificate,
  • Experience in a similar boarding supervision role, and
  • Class 1 Security Licence (Unarmed, Unrestricted).


Salary will be paid in line with the current Catholic Education RI College EBA.

Weekend Supervisor - $24.74/hour and Campus Security Guard - $23.41/hour.


A Position Description for this role can also be obtained here.

Please lodge your application directly to St Joseph's Nudgee College at

Applications close Sunday 7th May 2017.

Head of Girls' Boarding, St Paul's College Walla Walla, closes - 12 May 2017



St Paul’s College is a Lutheran, coeducational secondary boarding and day school in the eastern Riverina at Walla Walla NSW.  The College has 275 students, of whom 90 are boarders.

We are looking for a dynamic boarding professional who is warm, welcoming and works collaboratively with all stakeholders to transform the lives of young people.  We are looking for a caring and committed person who can relate well to teenage girls, with the ability to inspire them, promote a positive culture and act as an outstanding role model.

Our successful applicant will have:

  • Boarding Duty of Care certificate, and a clear understanding of the responsibility involved in the duty of care of students and school property.
  • Experience in implementing boarding policies and procedures to ensure best practice and operational effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated collaborative interpersonal and relationship building skills to ensure the ability to effectively negotiate, resolve conflict, motivate and engage students within the Boarding School.
  • Resilience and a keen sense of humour.
  • Current NSW Working with Children Check Clearance.
  • Current First Aid Certificate.

Remuneration package is negotiable, and includes on site accommodation and cost of relocation.  For commencement Term 3, or earlier by mutual agreement.

Enquiries may be directed to Mr Kris Wheeler, Director of Boarding, 02 6029 2200.  

Position description can be obtained from the Principal’s EA, Karen Schulz, 02 6029 2200.

Applications to be submitted before: 12 May 2017.


BOARDING HOUSE PARENTS x 2, (Girls House, full-time or part-time), La Salle College, Perth - closes 12 May 2017


(Girls House, full-time or part-time)

Week and weekend work with flexible hours to suit the candidates.

A current Working with Children Check and National Police History Check through the Western Australian Education & Training Sectors is required before commencement for both positions.

Please see click on the link to view the duty statement and for the application form or alternatively contact the College Office.

Applications close on Friday 12 May 2017.

A College application form must be submitted for the application to be considered.


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

Boarding Resident Assistants

Residential role for females

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.

Please see our website for more information, including "how to apply", at and forward a cover letter, detailed CV, and copies of qualifications, certificates, WWC clearance and references to Mrs Rochelle Wiley, Head of Boarding, at as soon as possible

JOB DESCRIPTION: Boarding Resident Assistant
Reports to: Head of Boarding via Boarding Coordinator

The primary role of the Residents on duty (16 hours per week) is to supervise the physical, emotional and spiritual development of the girls under her care.

This requires those on duty to:

  • Know the whereabouts of all girls at all times, monitor the health of the girls, and supervise the general well-being of the girls
  • Keep an accurate record of girls' comings and goings after School and on weekends using the leave sheets in the house office
  • Actively supervise the girls, and walk around the house at least once every 30 minutes whilst on duty
  •  Attend meals in the dining room and Chapel when on duty 
  •  Supervise homework 
  • Ensure the Coordinator's duty roster for cleanliness and tidiness of all areas of the house is adhered to by the girls. All girls should be encouraged to clean up after themselves
  • Work together as part of a team and communication between staff. All staff are encouraged to support each other's decisions and be consistent in their dealings with the girls
  • Help maintain discipline in the house. Discuss disciplinary action for girls with their Coordinator. Resident assistants do not mete out disciplinary punishments
  • Post the name and location of the relevant staff on duty on the Boarders' notice board, in case of night emergencies
  • When on duty, attend dances, drama productions, excursions, etc. with the girls and arrange on-campus activities for the girls. Attend important Boarder functions such as the Boarder Fun Day (first Sunday of the School year), the Prefect Induction and Family Day in August, and the Birthday and Christmas banquets 
  • Write a shift report at the end of her shift and send it by email to other staff in her house and the Head of Boarding and Deputy Head of Boarding
  • Make note of any information or unusual event in order to assist those coming on duty. For example, sickness, medications, visitors, late arrivals, etc. Incoming staff should arrive 15 minutes before the start of their shift to discuss any issues and effect a smooth staff transition 
  • Keep the Coordinator of each house fully aware of any problems or issues that arise. The relevant House Coordinator is the first point of contact for resident assistants on the weekends. They can always be contacted by mobile phone
  • Report any maintenance items they notice to their Coordinator 
  • When on duty, be available at the beginning and end of each term, including travel days, to assist the Coordinator in preparing rooms for the girls
  • Check house security at appropriate times 
  • Provide other duties as required by the Head of Boarding. When extra duties are undertaken the Resident will be remunerated at an agreed hourly rate
  • Staff visitors are not allowed while a staff member is on duty 
  • Adhere to the Abbotsleigh Code of Conduct. A friendly, courteous and reliable manner is expected of all staff.

Specific requirements 

  • A mature and sensible manner, with particular attention to punctuality, appropriate dress and behaviour
  • A current First Aid Certificate 
  • Knowledge of the evacuation drill procedures of their house 
  • Read, understand, sign and submit the IT Acceptable Use Policy and Abbotsleigh Code of Professional Conduct documents
  • Sleep in the boarding house during term time 
  • Keep own living area clean and tidy 
  • Abbotsleigh is a smoke-free environment, and smoking is not permitted on the premises.
  • Boarding Resident Assistants are permitted to use the sports facilities at Abbotsleigh, including the gym, tennis courts and Aquatic Centre

Special notes 

Private and mobile phone numbers must NEVER be given out to Boarders or their parents
Resident staff may not have visitors after 9 pm without permission from the Head of Boarding
Resident staff may not have parties on School premises

Please see our website for more information, including "how to apply", at and forward a cover letter, detailed CV, copies of qualifications and references to 

Female and Male Boarding Assistants, part-time, non-paying positions - The Rockhampton Grammar School - closes 25 May 2017

Female and Male Boarding Assistants, part-time, non-paying positions
Commencing immediately

You will be provided with accommodation in a single room (shared communal facilities with other Boarding Assistants) and all meals during school terms and required to work up to 15 hours per week during school term time assisting with the supervision and organisation of student activities. Rostered hours include weekends and evenings. These positions involves pastoral care, general supervision of students from Years 7 to 12 and tutoring for 15 hours per week. Suitable for a uni student or recent graduate. For details please contact Mr Stewart Norford on 0419 713 706 or 


A comprehensive curriculum vitae should be forwarded immediately to:

Acting Director of Boarding, Mr Stewart Norford

The Rockhampton Grammar School
Archer Street
Rockhampton Q 4700

ABSA - Australian Boarding Schools Association