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Boarding Housemother, Anglican Church Grammar School, closes - 27 March 2018

Boarding Housemother

Anglican Church Grammar School (Churchie) is a leading independent boys school, for day and boarding students, located in inner-city Brisbane. Its central mission is the development of young men of good character, strong intellect and generous spirit who will move confidently into the global community and who will use their talents and gifts to lead and serve others.

Churchie is home to 170 boarding students in Years 7 to 12, who come to Churchie from local and international destinations.Churchie’s boarders thrive in Churchie’s seven-day-a-week boarding programme, taking advantage of Churchie’s expansive 22 hectare campus, excellent facilities and inner-city location. The modern boarding precinct includes two boarding houses managed by a small team of dedicated and supportive staff. The housemaster, assistant housemaster, resident housemother and resident supervisor form the pastoral care for each house and play a crucial role in providing expert pastoral care within a nurturing environment.

Churchie is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated person to join the school’s boarding houses as:

Boarding Housemother Senior School (Pastoral Care)

Contract position commencing ASAP (17 April 2018, until end of academic year 2018)

This vibrant live-in role requires a mature-minded, highly motivated pastoral care provider who will be able to demonstrate a commitment to the ideals of the Anglican ethos and support the needs of the boarding students by maintaining a positive, caring, nurturing and protective environment.

Mandatory requirements for this role are:

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver effective pastoral care to boys in Years 7 to 12 in a residential school/educational setting and model sensible, considerate and positive interpersonal skills and behaviour.
  • The ability to establish and maintain good working relations with parents, staff and the school community; and work collaboratively with other staff.
  • Hold a current Positive Notice Blue Card (working with children check) issued by Blue Card Services Queensland and/or be a Qualified Teacher registered with the Queensland College of Teachers (or working toward).
  • Eligibility to reside and work in Australia

All staff at Churchie are expected to support the philosophies of the School, must either hold or be able to obtain a Blue Card and/or be registered with the Queensland College of Teachers.

Interested persons, should in the first instance, consider carefully the position description and selection criteria documentation which can be found on the Churchie website -  Applications must include a covering letter addressing the selection criteria.

Applications are to be submitted via Seek and addressed to: 
Human Resources
Anglican Church Grammar School
Oaklands Parade, East Brisbane Qld 4169

Closing date: Tuesday, 27 March 2018 at 12 noon.

We thank you in advance for your interest in this position, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Anglican Church Grammar School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Boarding Supervisor, St Ursula's College Toowoomba, closes - 27 March 2018

Part-Time, Term Time Boarding Supervisor

Applications are invited for the position of part-time term time Boarding Supervisor, (on contract expiring at the end of Term 3, 2018) a role which provides care and supervision for our female boarding students aged between 12 and 18 years.

The successful applicant will be required to work flexible hours including weekends, public holidays,evenings and overnight sleepovers, with shared accommodation available.

Please refer to our website for a detailed role description for this position.

All staff at St Ursula's College must be eligible to apply for, or currently hold a Working With Children Suitability Card and be committed to upholding the ethos and core values of the College. 

Applications must include your resume, cover letter, as well as the details of three current referees and should be forwarded to Mrs Kathy Sperling, Principal's Assistant via email to: no later than Tuesday 27th March at 4:00pm.

Boarding Resident (Boys), Concordia Lutheran College, closes - 27 March 2018

Boarding Resident (Boys)

The College has an opportunity for a live-in Resident within our Boys boarding community (Years 7-12).

You will be required to provide up to 15 hours supervision per week during school term time, assisting with the daily routines, study and weekend activities. In return, you will receive:

  • Free accommodation in a fully furnished, self-contained unit (to be shared with 1 other resident).
  • Free electricity and wi-fi internet connection. 
  • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner during the school term.

Rostered hours include weekends and evenings.

To be appointed, you will need to support the Christian ethos of the College and be eligible for a Working With Children Blue Card.

Applications need to include a covering letter, resume and two (2) referees. Please visit our website for further information about the College. 

Please submit applications no later than close of business Tuesday, 27 March 2018.

Enquiries can be directed to Mr Jim Tamvakis, Director of Boarding:  

Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button below.

Boarding Supervisor, Snowy Mountains Grammar School, closes - 28 March 2018

Boarding Supervisor

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.

Flexibility in Part time / Full Time Permanent Position available 

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. 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 Wednesday 28 March 2018. It is envisaged that the successful applicant will be available to commence on 3rd April 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 Programs, Mr Martin Philpott, on (02) 6457 1022 or  

Applications, should be submitted via the employment page of the school’s website:   

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

Residential Boarding Tutors, Brisbane Grammar School, closes - 29 March 2018

Residential Boarding Tutors

Brisbane Grammar School is a non-denominational boys school of about 1700 students (Years 5-12) that overlooks the Brisbane CBD. The School maintains a strong tradition of academic excellence and operates extensive extracurricular and student wellbeing programs. 

Brisbane Grammar School is seeking expressions of interest for Residential Boarding Tutors for our Boarding Facility (Harlin House). No previous boarding experience is required, but those with an education background will already have skills that suit this role. ​A Residential Boarding Tutor is provided with accommodation (year-long) and meals (term time only) in return for one weekday evening shift and two weekend morning or afternoon/evening shifts (this is a Reportable Fringe Benefit). 

If you are seeking the challenge offered by this opportunity to become an integral and valued part of boarding at Brisbane Grammar School, please click the APPLY button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the full description and application process.  Please ensure that you attach, in one document, all the requested information listed in the application process when you submit your application.

Brisbane Grammar School is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications close - 4:00pm on Thursday 29 March 2018.


House Mother, New England Girls School, closes - 29 March 2018

House Mother


NEGS has a strong boarding community with students predominantly from regional communities. We are seeking a warm, reliable and energetic House Mother, to contribute actively to student physical, spiritual and pastoral care. This position will report to our Director of Boarding, and is permanent full-time. Accommodation will be provided for the successful candidate, when on shift.

For key selection criteria requirements visit our website

To apply for the position, a letter of application and curriculum vitae should be forwarded to:
T +61 20 6774 8700 | F +61 02 6772 7057

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5 PM, FRIDAY, 16TH MARCH 2018 Uralla Road, Armidale NSW 2350

Telephone: 02 6774 8700


Boarding House Matron, Scotch College Melbourne, closes - 30 March 2018

Boarding House Matron / House Manager

Scotch College has been accepting boarders ever since the College was founded in 1851 and boarders are an integral part of the school community.  The boarding school is a welcoming and supportive community which emphasises the development of self confidence, independence and a tolerance and understanding of others.

Scotch College is seeking a caring and highly organised person to commence  June 2018 as Boarding Matron/House Manager for one of our Boarding Houses.  This is a key residential role within the Boarding team, reporting to the Head of Boarding House, providing care and guidance to the boys.

As a full time presence in the House, working from Sunday evening through to Friday afternoon, the House Matron/Manager acts as an adult listener, confidant and supervisor.  

It is also important that the presentation of the boarding house and the boarding students is  maintained to a high standard.  The Boarding Matron/ Manager is required to work closely with the cleaning staff, boarding staff and students on a daily basis, to ensure that all necessary cleaning, housekeeping and boy-routine matters are attended to.   

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to supervise and meet the pastoral care and welfare needs of adolescent boys
  • Understanding of the dynamics and operations of a Boarding School 
  • Well developed organisational and time management skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • The ability to work independently and within a team 
  • Demonstrated initiative and judgement when required. 
  • The ability to manage and coordinate "housekeeping" duties. 
  • Employee Working with Children Check 
  • Level 2 First Aid 
  • Victorian Drivers Licence

Previous experience working with children and adolescents within an educational/care environment is highly desirable.  

Scotch College is fully committed to protecting children and young people from harm. We require all applicants who are to work with children and young people to undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment.

Applications should be directed to the Administration Manager and close on Monday 30th March 2018.  Previous applicants will be considered but do not need to reapply.

Please apply through SEEK or via email

If you would like a copy of the position description please email

Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button.

House Parents, Allison House Student Accomodation, closes - 30 March 2018


House Parents

About the business

Allison House provides a safe, friendly and comfortable boarding facility for rural students who live in remote areas of Far West NSW whilst receiving their secondary education in Broken Hill.

About the role

The House Parents are responsible for the welfare and safety of the students 24 hours a day, along with coordinating and preparation of all meals, cleaning and students laundry, Upkeep of the garden and lawns and general maintenance and hiring of casual or part time staff to assist as and when required.

Allison House is an Alcohol and Smoke Free environment.

Benefits and perks

Attractive remuneration includes full board and lodgings along with 4 weeks annual leave and superannuation.

Maximum number of students is 24 currently 15.

Skills and experience

  • Empathy for children
  • Experience in the role of caring for children
  • Respect each child individually with the ability to discipline in the context of a fair, caring, supportive environment
  • Take an interest in and give active support and encouragement to students in their academic studies and sporting activities
  • Communicate with student's families
  • Maintenance of the gardens, lawns and general routine maintenance of the House
  • Be computer literate
  • Working with Children Check
  • Police Check
  • Current Drivers Licence C Class
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • OH&S White Card

To apply please click here 

Boarding Assistants, Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School, closes - 30 March 2018

Boarding Assistants

Toowoomba Anglican College and Preparatory School was founded in 1911 and celebrates a rich tradition of excellence in academic and boarding provisions.  Staff at TACAPS lead by example, as there is a high expectation of students with regard to personal conduct and social responsibility.

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for a Boarding Assistant for Boys' Boarding.

The successful applicant will be required to work 15 hours each week during term time in both Senior (Years 7-12) and Junior (Years 1-6) boarding houses. The position is ideal for university students.

Boarding Assistants are provided with accommodation, internet access, use of facilities all year round and meals during term in lieu of payment.

A Position Description is available by contacting the School Office on (07) 4639 8111 or

Applications from suitable persons, including the names and telephone numbers of three confidential referees, should be addressed to the Director of Boarding.

Online applications will be received via the SEEK website - please click the 'Apply' button below.

Please note only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Boarding School Supervisor, Kildare Catholic College, closes - 30 March 2018

Boarding School Supervisor – Girls Full time permanent
Mount Erin Boarding House

Kildare Catholic College

38 hpw
3pm – 10.30pm Monday to Thursday
7am – 9am Tuesday to Friday
Sleeping over is required. Further accommodation by negotiation.

Mount Erin Boarding House is looking for an experienced, enthusiastic person who has a demonstrated ability to supervise and care for high school girls.

The successful applicant will –

  • Be committed to the values of the Catholic faith
  • Have a demonstrated ability to relate to and work with secondary high school students,
  • Have empathy for and experience in caring for the academic, social, spiritual and physical well being of groups of adolescent girls.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to relate to and work as part of a team.
  • Have a current Drivers Licence.
  • Have or be willing to obtain a current Senior First Aid Certificate (Level 2).
  • Have completed or be willing to complete the Duty of Care Coarse.
  • Be available to sleep overnight during the week (Monday to Thursday).

The successful applicant will be required to obtain their own Working with Children Check, and undertake a National Police Checking Service (Crimtrac).

A pre-employment functional assessment will be undertaken.

For further information or to obtain an application pack please contact the Director of Boarding, Mr Kris Wheeler on 02 6932 1099. 

ABSA - Australian Boarding Schools Association