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Head of College, Concordia Lutheran College, closes - 18 August 2017

Head of College

Concordia Lutheran College, Toowoomba is a P-12 co-educational day and boarding school operated under the auspices of the Lutheran Church of Australia Queensland District. It has an enrolment of 660 students situated on three campuses in Toowoomba, a 90 minute drive west of Brisbane. 

The successful applicant will be an experienced leader with a proven record in education, committed to excellence in Christian co-education, and an active communicant member of the Lutheran Church of Australia. 

Application packs are available on request from: 

Mr Dennis Mulherin 
Executive Director 
Lutheran Education Queensland 
PO Box 1535, Milton QLD 4064 
(24 McDougall Street, Milton) 

Applications close: 18 August 2017

The successful applicant will ideally commence service in January 2018.

Housemaster of Hodges House, Shore School, closes - 18 August 2017

Housemaster of Hodges House

Shore is a leading boys' Anglican Day and Boarding School emphasising excellence in academic, cultural and sporting pursuits and fostering integrity in moral and spiritual development in a Christian environment.

Applications are invited for the following permanent full-time position commencing January 2018:

Housemaster of Hodges House

Shore seeks to appoint an experienced pastoral leader to this significant middle management position. Reporting to the Director of Boarding, the Housemaster will lead one of the four boarding houses of the School. Shore has a well-established boarding community of just over 200 secondary boarders. 

The Housemaster will be an experienced Teacher and will have already held a pastoral or middle management leadership role. The Housemaster will oversee the pastoral care of boarders, staff leadership in the House, administration of School policy and will advise on risk management, budgeting and maintenance issues.

The Housemaster must support the Christian Ethos of the School, and will teach a reduced load within their subject area and participate in the cultural/co-curricular life of Shore. A more detailed position description is available from Kerrie Zabaks, PA to the Headmaster on

Applications giving details of qualifications and experience, together with a full curriculum vitae should be made by Friday, 18 August 2017.

Applications should be made in writing to:
The Headmaster
Shore School
PO Box 1221
North Sydney NSW 2059 


Head of Boarding, St Brendan's College, closes - 18 August 2017



St Brendan’s College is a Catholic Year 7 to 12 day and boarding school for boys located on a beautiful 300-acre campus on the Capricorn Coast. The boarding residences provide a wonderful living environment for boarders, nestled amongst beautiful gardens and sporting fields and adjacent to the academic facilities of the College. 

The Assistant Principal – Head of Boarding is accountable to the Principal. As a member of the College Leadership Team, the Head of Boarding has the opportunity to contribute to the development of the school in the promotion of a vibrant, safe and supportive learning culture. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative and collaborative leader, with a passion for boarding. The Head of Boarding will have the opportunity to inspire and empower the efforts of all staff engaged in boarding to ensure the College realises the full potential of its boarding operations. 

+139 Adelaide Park Rd, Yeppoon 

📞  (07) 4939 9403 

Boarding Head of Division, Saint Ignatius' College Riverview, closes - 18 August 2017



Saint Ignatius’ College, Riverview was established in 1880 as a Catholic boy’s school in the Jesuit tradition. Located in Lane Cove, Sydney, this leading independent school delivers a holistic education to both day and boarding students from Years 5 to 12. 

As one of the most prominent schools in New South Wales, Riverview aims to transform young men by empowering them to strive for excellence in all areas of their lives – in their studies and their co-curriculum activities, underpinned by a deepening experience of their faith and involvement in the Ignatian Service Program. 

The College consists of two campuses co-located on 45 hectares of land. Currently more than 1550 students attend the College, 330 of whom are boarders. 


The Head of Division is a member of the Boarding Team, which is inspired at all times by the highest Ignatian ideals of Companionship and Team. Each Head of Division participates in the effective management of boarding at the College as an integral part of the Riverview community. 

As the leader of a particular Division, the Head of Division has delegated responsibility for the efficient operation and team leadership of a year level of boarding, including the in loco parentis care of each boarding student in that Division. 


As the delegated leader of a Boarding Division in the College, the Head of Division is responsible to the Principal through the Director of Boarding. 


3.1 Team leadership 

Exercise effective team leadership for the development of an efficient Division in line with the Ignatian concept of Team that underpins the organisational structure of the College. 

3.2 Shared vision 

Lead the Division, in collaboration with colleagues in the Boarding Team, towards the achievement of excellence in boarding at the College. 

3.3 Climate of excellence 

Encourage a climate of excellence in student care through the establishment of effective collaborative relationships with parents and those responsible for the services to the Division through the Director of Boarding. 

3.4 Pastoral Care 

  • Provide for the physical, spiritual and emotional welfare of all boys in the Division. 
  • Take an active interest in the academic and co-curricular development of each boarder. 
  • Ensure that boarders experience a safe living environment at all times. 
  • Clearly define and communicate the expectations of each boy in regard to cooperation and behaviour in the Division. 
  • Work with colleagues in the Boarding Team to ensure that the application of student Pastoral Care is consistent across all Divisions. 
  • Maintain open communication with boarders and to relate to them on an individual basis. 
  • Liaise with parents, Heads of House, College Counsellors, Boarding Supervisors, and the Director of Boarding on all issues regarding the welfare and progress of individual boys. 
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a database of pastoral needs in regard to each boarder in collaboration with each of the Heads of Divisions, the Director of Boarding and Heads of House. 
  • Ensure that boarders who require Health Centre support and/or hospitalisation are adequately supported. 
  • Ensure that there is an appropriate environment in which boys can study without distraction. 
  • Arrange dances, leisure activities and the provision of recreation equipment to support student wellbeing. 

3.5 Management and Administration 

  • Work with colleagues in the Boarding Team to develop and implement an effective operational schedule for the Divisions including daily timetable, weekend activities, attendance at College events, liturgies and celebrations. 
  • Prepare and communicate procedures for off-premises leave and ensure all boarders use the REACH system. 
  • Monitor the transport arrangements of boarders to and from College activities and to home at the end of each term. 
  • Facilitate the smooth entry and exit of boarders from the Division each term. 
  • Oversee the movement, behaviour and hygiene of boarders. 
  • Prepare the boarding report for parent/s each semester. 
  • Maintain hard and soft copies of all forms and procedures including leave, study and transport. 

3.6 Boarding Staff 

  • Build a strong, collaborative team culture within the Division Staff. 
  • Ensure that staff working in the Division are responsive to the expectations, policies and procedures of the College, that they are appropriately inducted and their work is closely supervised. 
  • Ensure that appropriate supervision of boarders is provided at all times through the preparation of duty rosters, and arrange supervision in the event of a Boarding Supervisor being unavailable. 
  • Ensure that all staff working in the Division engage in a program of regular goal setting and review in line with College policy. 
  • Meet regularly with other Heads of Divisions to ensure effective communication of the vision for the operation of Boarding in the College. 
  • Provide for the pastoral care of Boarding Staff and to liaise regularly with the Ignatian Centre in this regard. 

3.7 Communication and Availability 

  • Maintain effective communication with the Director of Boarding, Heads of Divisions and Boarding Supervisors to ensure the efficient functioning of the Division. 
  • Ensure parent/s have access to appropriate and timely information including regular electronic newsletters about happenings in the Division. 
  • Provide new boarding parents with appropriate information on boarding procedures. 
  • Be available to parent/s and respond appropriately to phone calls and enquiries in a timely manner. 
  • Supervise boarders and maintain a high profile with parents and the community at Boarding and College functions. 
  • Act as the Director of Boarding on a rotational or on call basis as needed. 

3.8 College Fabric 

  • Ensure that the College buildings, plant and equipment used by the boarders are kept tidy, cared for, maintained and regularly refurbished in line with the College development and maintenance planning. 
  • Notify the Maintenance and Property Services Departments in regard to security, maintenance, repair and upkeep of dormitory and recreation areas. 


The Head of Division is appointed on contract for a period of three years renewable on the completion of a successful Performance Appraisal for one further term. 


The Head of Division will be required to undergo a yearly Professional Review with the Director of Boarding and a comprehensive Performance Appraisal towards the end of the three year contract. 


The Head of Division will carry a 0.5 FTE teaching load and is expected to do a minimum of 14 hours rostered duties per week in the Division. 


The Head of Division will receive a Leadership Level 2 Allowance. The Head of Division is required to live on campus therefore accommodation and utilities (including home telephone, electricity, gas, water and mobile phone) are provided 


A full role description can be viewed on the College website and only applications submitted online will be considered. Please provide your cover letter, CV, university transcripts and contact details for three referees. Applicants must be able to teach in NSW and  have a current Working with Children number.

For questions related to this role please contact the Dean of Staff, Mrs Jennifer Richardson at

Applications close Friday 18th August, 2017


Assistant Head of Girls' Boarding, Djarragun College, closes - 18 August 2017



Djarragun College is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic and innovative Assistant Head of Girls’ Boarding to join our committed team in the unique and picturesque region of Gordonvale, just 20 minutes south of Cairns. 

Djarragun College is a co-educational Indigenous school with 330 students from Prep to Year 12. There are approximately 70 boarding students with girls and boys residing in separate boarding houses on site. The College is situated on a large campus with outstanding facilities such as a pool, Olympic standard gymnasium, several basketball courts, hospitality and trade trading centres and three large rugby ovals.

An opportunity exists for a committed Assistant Head of Girls’ Boarding to join our team and lead our girls’ boarding program working in consultation with the Assistant Head of Boys’ Boarding and Deputy Principal – Teaching and Learning. The Assistant Head of Girls’ Boarding will report directly to the Deputy Principal – Teaching and Learning. A suitable remuneration package, with the possibility of on-site accommodation, will be negotiated with the successful applicant. 

The successful applicant must be sympathetic to the ethos of independent schools and provide a current Blue Card as cleared. Experience in residential care and/or education would be desirable and it is essential that the Assistant Head of Girls’ Boarding is experienced with working with Indigenous students. For more information and a copy of the role description, please contact Dr Michael Barton on (07) 4043 3725 or

If you think you have the potential to become a valuable member of our team, we'd like to hear from you!

How to Apply

Applications are to be addressed to the HR Manager, Djarragun College.

Please include:

  • A current CV including preferred contact details
  • Names of two (2) professional referees (referees will not be contacted until after selection has been made)
  • A letter of application detailing how your previous experience would enable you to meet the requirements of the role
  • Please download the Position Description
  • Closing date for applications is 5.00pm Friday 18th August 2017.

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and experience 

Stand out: Great opportunity to be part of an innovative boarding program within an Indigenous school, dedicated to empowering the lives of young Indigenous people

Job location: Cairns, QLD 4870

Harlin House Residential Tutors, Brisbane Grammar School, closes - 20 August 2017


Harlin House Residential Tutors 

Expressions of interest 

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. The School is committed to the welfare and safety of students in its care. 

Applicants for all non-teaching positions must be eligible for a positive notice and a blue card through the Department of Justice and Attorney-General. Candidates must disclose any information relevant to their suitability to work with or around children. 

In addition all applicants should read and familiarise themselves with the School’s Recruitment and Selection Policy and Child Protection Policy and Child Risk Management Strategy which can be accessed on the School’s website at Candidates must disclose any information relevant to their suitability to work with children. 

Your privacy is important to us. The Standard Collection Notice (available on our website) sets out how your personal information will be collected, managed and protected when you apply for employment at Brisbane Grammar School. 

Harlin House Residential Tutors 

From time to time, the School will be seeking Residential Tutors for our Boarding facility (Harlin House) to commence as required. No previous boarding experience is required, but those with an education background will already have skills that suit this role. 

A Harlin House Tutor is provided with accommodation (yearlong) and meals (term time only) in return for two seven (7) hour shifts per week (during term time) - one in the working week and the other on the weekend (this is a Reportable Fringe Benefit). 

This position reports to, and will commence as agreed, with the Director of Boarding. 

The successful candidate(s) will also have the opportunity to gain residential pastoral experience and qualifications. The School will pay for any professional development required in this area. 

Specific Duties: 

You are required to perform the roles and duties applicable to your position, and as directed. 

  •  One weekday shift (7 Hours) 
  •  One weekend shift (7 Hours) 
  •  Attend to, and record, routine and non-routine incidents during shifts. 
  •  Attend and assist at house functions (one per term) 
  •  Attend and assist with new boarder induction. 
  •  Attend weekly House Dinners (Mondays) 
  •  Support and take part in Tutors v Boarders sports events (5 per year) 
  •  Tutor a group of boarders. 
  •  Attend house tutor meetings with the Director of Boarding and Head of Residence (max 2 per term) 
  •  Organise one outing, or event, per term, with a tutor group. 
  •  Attend to annual training. 
  •  Partake in an annual Performance Review. 

You will report to the Director of Boarding for your annual Performance Review. 

You will report directly to the Head of Residence with regards to the completion of regular duties. 


Brisbane Grammar School only advertises on Seek, our website and local newspapers. If you are reading this information on any other website, please be advised that it may not be a true representation of the application process. We request that you visit our website prior to applying. We will not accept or respond to applications from any other source. 

To be considered, please submit: 

  1. A cover letter 
  2. A full CV including: 

a. The names, addresses and telephone numbers of two (2) recent professional referees. One of these referees should be the applicant’s most recent direct supervisor and the other the applicant’s most recent Headmaster/Principal (if applicable). The School also reserves the right to contact other persons who may have relevant knowledge of your qualifications and experience. Please see Section 6 of the School’s Recruitment and Selection Policy for further information contact to discuss any preferences regarding the timing of contact with referee(s). 

b. Relevant Qualifications (Please provide evidence) 

c. Photo Identification (e.g. passport, or both sides of a Driver’s License). 

3. Expressions of interest via email to Your attachments are to be combined into one document (Word or PDF), and your email subject should be “First Name Surname – Harlin House Tutor” 

Only submissions adhering to all of the above will receive an acknowledging email. 

For further information, please contact

Head of Boarding, Presbyterian Ladies College Armidale, closes - 23 August 2017


PLC Armidale an independent Christian school for girls from Pre-Kinder to Year 12, located in Armidale, New England NSW.

Applications are sought for the following position:


Following the announcement of the retirement of the current Heads of Boarding, Margot and Murray Ball, applications are sought for this strategic role within the College. Reporting directly to the Principal, the Head of Boarding has responsibility for the smooth operation of the Boarding House, creating a safe and supportive residential environment for students of the College. The Head of Boarding has primary responsibility for leading a team of staff as they attend to the pastoral needs, academic progress and personal development of the boarders. As a position of leadership, the Head of Boarding is expected to maintain a personal example of integrity and professional conduct consistent with the Christian values of the College. 

The successful applicant will have:

  • Evident commitment to girls’ education and the unique needs of adolescents 
  • A willingness to support the Christian faith position of the College 
  • Demonstrated inter-personal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others
  • High level organisational skills and capacity to manage the diverse operational needs of the boarding environment
  • Capacity to review and implement boarding policies and procedures in line with NESA registration requirements 
  • Current NSW Working with Children Check Clearance and First Aid Certificate
  • Experience within a girls boarding environment highly desirable

For more information, please see the link below.

Applications must be received by Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Director of Boarding, Melbourne Grammar School, closes - 23 August 2017

Director of Boarding

Full-time, residential position, available from Term 1, 2018.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of Australia's most respected schools, Melbourne Grammar School (MGS).

Boarding is an important part of life at MGS. The boarding precinct centres on three renovated Victorian houses which provides modern, purpose-built student accommodation to 120 boys from Years 7 to 12; Creswick House for Years 7 and 8 and Perry and School Houses for boys in Years 9 to 12. The boarding community includes boys and their extended families, resident staff and families, nursing staff, an Activities Assistant, Wellness Coordinator, Afternoon Assistant, GAP Assistants and cleaning staff.

Reporting to the Headmaster (through the Deputy Headmaster and Head of Senior School), the Director of Boarding will be responsible for providing strategic leadership, management and administration of MGS's three boarding houses, with the welfare of boys the central focus. This position will ensure that the boarding houses provide a safe, caring and community-spirited environment for boys and staff alike. The Director of Boarding will provide advice and consultation in relation to the School's strategic and staffing planning for the boarding houses, taking into account current and future trends in boarding.

The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader, with recognised management skills and experience in leading a boarding community. The appointee will display excellent interpersonal and relationship management attributes with well-developed team building skills. Presenting with strong academic credentials and qualifications, the successful candidate will be committed to the welfare of boys in a boarding community.

This is a residential position and has a teaching load of 0.5FTE, which is regarded as a significant aspect of the role.

If you are interested in applying for this position and possess energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to the education of young people, please submit your cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees via the MGS Careers Page. Click here to access MGS careers page

Click here to download a position description for the position.

Candidates are asked to address their cover letter to Ms Helen Voogt-Dillon, Director of Human Resources.

Applications close Wednesday 23 August 2017.

Head of Boarding House, Kincoppal-Rose Bay School, closes - 25 August 2017

Head of Boarding House

Kincoppal-Rose Bay School

We have a strong boarding community, with a third of our senior students from regional NSW, interstate or overseas, living on our iconic campus at Rose Bay.  We now seek an empathetic Head of Boarding House, to actively contribute to student academic, physical and spiritual care.  The Head of Boarding House will also teach in the Senior School, reporting to our Director of Boarding and is permanent full time.  Accommodation will be provided for the successful candidate.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Preparedness to commit to the Mission of a Catholic School, and the goals of the Sacred Heart Education
  • Ability to establish positive, supportive relationships with students, their families and the Boarding community
  • An understanding of adolescent girls and their pastoral and academic needs in a residential environment
  • As this is a teaching role, qualifications in education and BOSTES accreditation to teach in NSW
  • Demonstrated commitment, passion and knowledge for a subject area and the way it is taught with a knowledge of BOSTES syllabus requirements and pedagogical principles
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teachers and members of the Boarding Team to contribute to a culture which encourages open communication, collaboration and creative problem-solving
  • Inspirational leadership for excellence and quality learning outcomes
  • High level of organisational skills, with the ability to implement and maintain systems
  • Capacity to think strategically and to contribute to the School's Strategic and Operational plans
  • Valid Working with Children (WWC) number and First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis, Asthma Management Certifications

To apply for this role please visit the employment section on our website at or click here.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 25th August 2017.

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Boarding House Supervisor, Kincoppal Rose Bay, closes - 25 August 2017

Boarding House Supervisor 

Permanent Full Time role from Term 4, 2017 at one of 

Sydney's leading independent schools 

We have a strong boarding community, with a third of our senior students from regional NSW, interstate or overseas, living on our iconic campus at Rose Bay. We now seek an empathetic Boarding House Supervisor to join our Boarding Team. Working with our Director of Boarding, Heads of House and other Supervisors, the person in this role is responsible for ensuring the well-being of our Boarders and would actively contribute to student physical, spiritual and pastoral care. 

Key Selection Criteria 

  •  Preparedness to commit to the Mission of a Catholic School, and the goals of the Sacred Heart education 
  •  Ability to establish positive, supportive relationships with students, their families and the Boarding community 
  •  An understanding of adolescent girls and their pastoral and academic needs in a residential environment 
  •  Ability to ensure the well-being and supervision of boarders in the Boarding House, during meals, in supervised study times and out-of-school activities 
  •  Establishing a climate of excellence in boarder care through implementing effective procedure and processes within the boarding operation of the school 
  •  The position would suit someone undertaking tertiary studies 
  •  Valid Working with Children (WWC) number and First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis, Asthma Management Certifications 

To apply for this role please visit the employment section on our website at or click here

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 25th August 2017. 

Female Boarding Supervisor, City Beach Residential College, closes - 25 August 2017

Female Boarding Supervisor

City Beach Residential College
Position No: DOE496345 
Salary/Level: $55,045 per annum including 25% loading over 46 weeks

City Beach Residential College are seeking to establish a pool of Female Boarding Supervisor for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2017 and 2018. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2017 and 2018.

The Boarding Supervisor will support and reinforce appropriate values and behaviours in students whilst fulfilling an appropriate duty of care in the creation of a positive, happy and responsible boarding environment and service for all students. The successful applicant will respect and embrace diversity within the student population and provide, and supervise, opportunities and enrich students' personal and social development. The Boarding Supervisor will plan and implement a wide range of suitable activities for students to enjoy whilst ensuring students receive appropriate care to maintain health and wellbeing.

The Boarding Supervisor will undertake regular, positive communication and liaison with colleagues, parents/guardians, school staff, other professional and members of the local community in support of students' development and wellbeing whilst supporting the college with attendance at college functions, including award presentations, special events, orientation and open days. The successful applicant will work to the current roster and relieve other staff as and when required whilst upholding the Public Sector Code of Ethics, the Code of Conduct and the Equal Opportunity and Diversity Plan, and will work in accordance with Departmental policies and guidelines.



Click here to apply now

Closing Date: 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 25 August 2017

Director of Boarding, Ravenswood, Sydney - closes 25 August 2017

Ravenswood is a Uniting Church K-12 girls day and boarding school located on Sydneys North Shore. Offering a choice of credentials from the HSC and the IB, Ravenswood students enjoy outstanding academic success supported by innovative teaching practices, and a school culture of engagement, participation and excellence.

The Director Boarding is a full time residential position managing all facets of the schools Senior Residential College which accommodates students from years 7-12 as well as the program supporting international and ESL/EAL students at the school.

Working closely with the Deputy Principal, Learning and Wellbeing, this role has oversight of all boarding at the school. The position manages all aspects of the Residential College including staffing, administration, compliance and programs to ensure the educational, social and emotional needs of girls in our care are met.

This position will also have a teaching load of 0.2 to 0.5.

Ravenswood is a child safe organisation and all statutory checks and references are required prior to the confirmation of employment.

To apply for this position, please visit our website and click on Quick Links: Employment.

Applications close Friday, 25 August 2017

For more information please contact Amy Walsh, Director Human Resources on 02 9498 9982 or by email

Ravenswood is a Uniting Church IB World School.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Amy Walsh on 02 9498 9898, quoting Ref No. 770559.

Head of Girls' Boarding, Pembroke School, closes - 28 August 2017

Head of Girls’ Boarding

Full-time Permanent Position Commencing 2018

Located 6km from the Adelaide CBD, Pembroke School is a co-educational, non- denominational, day and boarding School from Early Learning Centre to Year 12. Pembroke School offers the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) and is also an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, offering the IB Diploma and the Primary Years Programme (PYP).

Our current Head of Girls’ Boarding is retiring after 16 years of outstanding service to Pembroke School. We are therefore seeking a visionary educator with excellent team management and people skills to provide leadership to the Girls’ Boarding House. The successful applicant will be able to enthuse students in their studies and make a significant contribution to the intellectual and boarding life of the School.

The Head of Girls’ Boarding plays a key role in guiding a community of students through their secondary schooling. This role is all the more vital because the students live away from their families in a boarding situation. The Head of Girls’ Boarding will work closely with other School leaders and staff who are involved with the Girls’ Boarding in managing the welfare of the students in their care. The Head of Girls’ Boarding will have a broad interest in whole School matters and be able to relate effectively with teaching and non- teaching staff through the School.

Applications are invited from passionate and experienced educators with outstanding leadership skills who are currently registered (or eligible for registration) with the Teacher’s Registration Board of South Australia. Alternatively, applications will be considered from non-teachers with a background in residential care.

Please download the Job and Person Specification and Teaching Staff Information to Applicants document for further information regarding teaching at Pembroke School or go to

For any enquiries regarding this position please email


All applications should be submitted with a completed Employment Application Form and emailed to

Applications close on Monday 28 August 2017 at 9.00 AM Applications received after the closing date will not be considered 

Principal, St Ursula's College Toowoomba, closes - 28 August 2017


Applications are invited for the role of Principal, commencing Semester 2, 2018.

St Ursula's College, Toowoomba is a Catholic girls' Day and Boarding College from Years 7 to 12, formed in the Ursuline tradition.  The College is dedicated to the provision of a broad and life-giving curriculum incorporating contemporary educational practice and the empowerment of young women for participation and leadership in society.

Applications close: Monday 28th August, 2017

Please see our website for full details of this position.

Boarding House Supervisor, Melbourne Girls Grammar School, closes - 30 August 2017


Residential and Casual Roles available

Negotiable Start

Melbourne Girls Grammar is proud to offer girls from different geographical, ethnic and family backgrounds the opportunity to experience community living in the MGGS Boarding House. Located within the City of Melbourne, our Boarders benefit from all the advantages of living at one of the best girls boarding schools in Australia, with excellent accommodation and access to the school’s co-curricular facilities.

We invite applications from energetic, highly organised and committed individuals for the position of Boarding House Supervisor. This role includes supervising, guiding and supporting boarding students from Years 7 to 12.

Essential qualities include:

  • A demonstrated ability to identify with the needs, aspirations and challenges facing today’s adolescent girls 
  • The ability to lead and work as a member of a team with other professionals
  • Good judgment, diplomacy and exercising the highest duty of care, being a role model by encouraging students to live with others and understand and respect them, as well as resolving conflict when it occurs.

Knowledge of how a school operates is highly desirable. This position would suit a current tertiary student or post graduate student and/or an individual with a background in residential care, education, adolescent health or youth work. A full driver’s license is essential to be able to drive the School’s bus and transport students of the Boarding House.

Casual Roles:

There will be variable hours including week day afternoon shifts, weekend overnight shifts and weekend day shifts; a number of hours are negotiable. Flexibility is critical. 

Residential Roles:

As a Residential Supervisor accommodation will be provided, as you will be required to live in the Boarding House. This is a part time 12 month fixed term position. There is a rotating roster comprised of variable overnight shifts (weekday/weekend). Flexibility is critical. 

The successful applicant must hold a current First Aid Level II Certificate qualficiation or be willing to obtain one prior to commencement. According to the Working With Children Act 2005 to be eligible for this position the applicant must hold a current (Employee) Working With Children Check.

Child Safety Statement: Melbourne Girls Grammar

  • Has zero tolerance for child abuse
  • Actively works to listen to and empower children
  • Has systems to protect children from abuse, and will take all allegations and concerns very seriously and Responds to them consistently in line with the organisation's policies and procedures
  • Is committed to promoting physical, emotional and cultural safety for all children
  • Is committed to providing a safe environment for all children

How to Apply – please click link to our website

Principal, Loreto Normanhurst, closes - 1 September 2017

Principal, Loreto Normanhurst, Sydney

  • Catholic independent boarding & day school for girls
  • Commencing 2019

Loreto Normanhurst is a leading Catholic independent day and boarding school for girls in Years 5-12. Established in 1897 by the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (IBVM), the school is part of a worldwide network of Loreto schools including seven in Australia.

Located in the upper north shore of Sydney, some 24 kilometres from the CBD, Loreto Normanhurst is set on over 25 acres of pristine grounds. It offers state of the art facilities for nearly 1,100 students, including 150 boarders, most of whom are from Country NSW.

Loreto Normanhurst is a vibrant school which strives to meet the needs of the young women in its care through the Loreto Normanhurst Student Growth Model (LNSGM), a unique and award-winning model of education. The LNSGM develops each student holistically in the areas of Faith, Academic, Community and Extra-curricular. Through the LNSGM, the school seeks to affirm and encourage the development of young women who will be well equipped to take their place in an ever-changing 21st Century world. The school fosters a liberal education, with independent learning and the pursuit of personal excellence central to its teaching and learning philosophy. 

The staff at Loreto Normanhurst are an innovative group of professionals with vision, energy and appropriate qualifications and experience for the roles they hold. The school places high value on the continuing development of wisdom, integrity and passionate creativity in its employees. Relationships are central to life at Loreto Normanhurst and the nurturing of community and teamwork is an integral part of the way in which the staff at the school work together.

After eighteen years of outstanding leadership, the last ten of which have been in the role of Principal, Ms Barbara Watkins is resigning from the position at the end of 2018, having led the school to its current position as a leading educational institution. The School Board seeks to appoint a dynamic and visionary educational leader to the role of Principal from 2019, to continue a legacy of 120 years' of excellence in girls' education and to lead the school community to fulfill its strategic intent as a Faith-centred, Person-centred, and Ecology-centred school.

This process is being managed by Trak Search. Please visit  for further information and learn how to easily progress an interest in this role.

Closing date: Friday 1st September 2017

Enquiries and expressions of interest are also welcome to John Chesher from this website; on 0417 068 220; or to  quoting reference no. TS1362

ABSA - Australian Boarding Schools Association