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Academic Boarding Coordinator, Columba Catholic College, closes - 15 November 2018

Columba Catholic College is seeking applications for the following position:


15 hours per week
One year fixed term commencing January 17 2019

The position suits a person who has had experience in residential environments, particularly tutoring and liaising with staff and students to ensure study sessions are individualised, productive and proactive.
High organisational and communication skills are essential, as well as the ability to provide a strong pastoral support so students can achieve their full potential.
Duty Statement available on request.

Please click here for the Duty Statement. 

Email Application including a resume containing current referees to:

Applications close 15 November 2018

Assistant Head of Stage - Boarding, Knox Grammar School, closes - 15 November 2018

Assistant Head of Stage - Boarding


Located in Wahroonga in Sydney’s north, Knox Grammar School is an independent Uniting Church day and boarding boys’ school with a focus on positive education, quality teaching and providing outstanding educational opportunities. Knox offers excellent professional development opportunities and benefits to its passionate team of teachers and support staff.


We currently have an exciting opportunity in our Boarding team where you can positively influence the lives of young men. This position can be either live-in or live off-site, commencing from Term 1 2019. 

Your commitment to the Boarders will be for three evenings (Monday to Friday) each week plus Saturday and Sunday evenings every second weekend, to average around 22 hours per week.

For the live-in position, year-round apartment-style accommodation (suitable for a single or couple only) is provided as part of the package, which also includes the provision of all utilities, internet access, mobile phone allowance and use of the School's facilities such as tennis courts, aquatic centre and fitness room at the Senior School campus.

You will have:

  • Experience or demonstrated interest in boarding
  • Appreciation and understanding of what is important in a successful boarding environment for boys
  • Ability to relate well to boys, staff and parents
  • Self-motivation, flexibility, initiative and resourcefulness
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Support for the ethos of the Uniting Church
  • An understanding of the issues and strategies around the Positive Education of boys
  • A current First Aid Certificate

This role may be expanded into a full-time position if you possess teaching qualifications or co-curricular capabilities which can be utilised on any of the Knox campuses, should they align to business needs.


Before applying, please read the comprehensive role description found on our website at:

Please apply via SEEK by clicking 'Apply for this job'.


4.00pm Thursday, 15 November 2018

Successful applicants will be required to provide the School with a current Working with Children Check number and comply with the requirements of the NSW Institute of Teachers Act (if applicable)

Residential Boarding Activities Tutors, Brisbane Grammar School, closes - 16 November 2018

Residential Boarding Tutor || Boarding Activities 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 a Residential Boarding and 2 x Boarding Activities Tutors for our Boarding Facility (Harlin House). No previous boarding experience is required. Both of these roles are provided with accommodation (year-long) and meals (term time only) in return for fulfilling the duties associated with them (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 - 4:00 pm on Friday 16 November 2018.


Residential Boarding Supervisors, AFL Cape York Limited, closes - 19 November 2018

Residential Boarding Supervisors
AFL Cape York Limited

About the business and the role

AFL Cape York House believe that our young people will transition through life if they are engaged in an environment that provides support and learning through education, positive life experience and wellbeing support. AFL Cape York House is striving to build a boarding environment that is client centred where we provide individual support to our young people, through successful transition in their secondary schooling years.

We are looking for:

  • Enthusiastic applicants who want to help us support our young people in this transition
  • Applicants who have experience and qualifications in youth work
  • Passionate applicants who believe in client focused service


AFL Cape York have exciting full-time Residential Boarding Supervisor positions available at our Girls House (in Redlynch) and Boys House (in Portsmith), for people wanting to pursue a career in the Boarding / Community Service industry. 

Reporting to the Boarding Manager, the primary purpose of these roles will be to provide supervision and ensure a safe, secure and fun living away from home environment for students boarding at AFL Cape York House. We exist to ensure students are able to reside in Cairns to attend secondary education. Supervisors are responsible for all areas of care predominantly outside school hours.

For more information about AFL Cape York please visit –

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Ensure students receive appropriate care to maintain health and wellbeing
  • Ability to work to a case management model; working with children with trauma backgrounds
  • Maintain appropriate record keeping and reporting requirements
  • Supervise and enrich students' personal and social development
  • Plan and implement a wide range of suitable activities for students to enjoy
  • Ensure students are school-ready Monday to Friday including laundry, breakfast, driving students to school and ensuring all school needs are taken care of
  • Fulfils an appropriate duty of care for all students while maintaining and environment that is filled with fun and laughter
  • 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


Skills & Knowledge

  • High level of personal and professional time management / organisation skills
  • Case Management experience with a trauma informed practise framework
  • Experience working with youth including from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Proven leadership and initiative in running or contributing to youth programs
  • Customer/Client centric
  • Active person who likes to have fun

Experience & Qualifications

  • Youth work/Community Services/Teacher Qualification
  • Current LR/MR Drivers Licence
  • Experience working with youth from Culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Positive Working with Children Blue Card (or eligible to apply)
  • Cert IV in Community Services (or ability to obtain in first 12 months
  • Cultural Awareness
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Bronze Medallion (surf or still water)


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

This job has the following conditions:

  • 12 weeks leave (during QLD school holiday period), inclusive of 6 weeks Annual Leave and 6 weeks accrued leave.
  • A normal working week is 43.7 hours (38 hours plus an additional 5.7 hours, which contributes towards accrued leave)
  • This job involves 1 – 2 sleep-overs per week. These sleep-overs hours contribute to your normal work hours
  • Dependant on qualifications and experience up to $55,000 per annum, plus superannuation.

How to apply

Applications for this position will close, Monday, 19 November 2018, 5:00pm (AEST) and must include:

1. A cover letter responding to the key selection criteria (below) maximum 2 pages;

  • High level of personal and professional time management / organisation skills
  • Case Management experience with a trauma informed practise framework
  • Experience working with youth including from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Proven leadership and initiative in running or contributing to youth programs
  • Customer/Client centric
  • Active person who likes to have fun
  • Youth work/Community Services/Teacher Qualification
  • Experience working with youth from Culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Please advise if you have a preference working at the girls/boys house

2. An up-to-date resume

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

Kristine Van, Operations Manager - Boarding

Tel: (07) 4054 5199 | Mob: 0439 791 622 | Email:

Residential Assistant, St Saviour's College Toowoomba, closes - 19 November 2018

St Saviour’s College Toowoomba

Residential Assistant (Academic Support) 

Residential Assistant (Activities)

McAuley House

St Saviour’s College, Toowoomba is seeking an enthusiastic and caring person who has the ability to provide supervisory assistance to our boarding house.  The candidate will work closely with Senior Supervisors and the Head of Boarding.  

This residential position is for 12 hours per week supervision outside school hours with some weekend work and a occasional sleepover in return for full board during term time and accommodation year round. The position would be suitable for a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year or postgraduate university student or single working female. There is often the opportunity for paid relief work, extra supervision etc. 

All Boarding Staff:

  • Must have a genuine interest in working with young people
  • Undertake to be informed regarding the College’s legal obligations in relation to Duty of Care, Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Work Health and Safety regulations and to support the policies and practices that are in place.
  • Report to the Head of Boarding with regard to the welfare, supervision, safety and health of the boarders.
  • Maintain and nurture practices within the Boarding House by taking initiatives to create and seize opportunities to get to know the boarders as individuals. 
  • Support, listen and report any concerns to the Head of Boarding. To maintain firm and caring control through consistent and fair practices that are conducive to a home-like environment and are also in keeping with the ethos of the School.
  • Work positively and constructively with other staff members in order to be part of an effective team. 
  • Maintain a sound study environment for boarders and assist in encouraging boarders to maximise their learning potential.
  • Are reliable and punctual in reporting for duty at the designated times.
  • Present as a good role model in terms of dress sense and grooming, hygiene and language.
  • Must have a sense of humour

Applicants will be required to support the Catholic ethos of the College. Successful applicants must provide a Working With Children Blue Card or be willing to apply for one.

As Boarding House positions involve responsibility for the care of female boarders between the ages of 12 and 18, we are seeking female applicants only.

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

For all enquires and a copy of the Role Description please contact the Head of Boarding via email at by Monday, November 19 2018.

House Mother, The Glennie School, closes - 21 November 2018

House Mother (Boarding House Supervisor)

The Glennie School is an Anglican school for girls in Toowoomba, providing exceptional education for prep, primary and secondary students with boarding from Year 6. The School enjoys an excellent reputation for the quality of its programs, care and support offered to students, as well as the commitment, dedication and professionalism of its staff.

The role of House Mother (Boarding House Supervisor) at Glennie is integral to the success of the School as we pride ourselves not as a school that offers boarding, but rather as a boarding school.

The successful applicant should be energetic, have a deep understanding of adolescent girls, be passionate about supporting girls to be all they can be academically, physically, emotionally, spiritually and creatively.

Our boarding house is truly a home away from home and the House Mother needs to ensure that, as in any home, the girls are cared for and supported in all aspects of their lives with a kind, guiding, and firm hand.

This is a full-time, term-time position commencing Term 1, 2019. A 3-bedroom unit attached to the Brown Boarding House is provided and includes a kitchen, bathroom, lounge room and adjoining office.

The successful applicant must be supportive of the ethos of Anglican Schools and have a current Blue Card or their application in process or, if he/she is a teacher they must be eligible for teacher registration or have registration with the Queensland College of Teachers.

Applications must include a cover letter, resume and the contact details of at least three referees.

For a Position Description please visit

Please forward applications marked 'Confidential' no later than 1 pm Wednesday 21 November 2018 to:

Mrs Sabine Eadie

Human Resources Manager

The Glennie School

246a Herries Street




P: 07 4688 8767  

F: 07 4688 8879

Boarding House Supervisors, Peninsula Grammar, closes - 21 November 2018

Boarding House Supervisor

Peninsula Grammar is a preeminent K-12 independent, co-educational school located on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, just 50 km from Melbourne. We are a leader in the field of Positive Education and develop our staff through an innovative, progressive and forward-thinking workplace culture.

The following opportunity exists to join the Girls Boarding House (Heather Reilly House) in 2019.

Boarding House Supervisor

Part-time, ongoing commencing in Term 1 2019

The role involves supervising and assisting students at meal times, during recreational activities and importantly during their scheduled study time.  Applicants must have a genuine desire to work with adolescents who are living away from home and be committed to developing positive relationships with the boarders and being a supportive presence in the Boarding House. The work involves a weekend shift including overnight supervision ie Saturday/Sunday. Experience in residential care would be an advantage but is not essential.

Please visit the School's website for further information

Information relating to the terms and conditions of this role will be discussed at interview.

Interested applicants are invited to forward an application, and include a curriculum vitae outlining relevant qualifications, recent experience and the names of at least two referees. Applications should be addressed to the Principal and emailed to no later than 5.00pm on Wednesday 21 November 2018.

Queries relating to this position should be directed to:

Mr Peter Ford
Deputy Principal - Student Wellbeing
Tel: 03 9788 7718

20 Wooralla Drive, Mount Eliza, VIC 3930 
Tel: 03 9788 7777 | Email:

Boarding House Supervisors, Genazzano FCJ College, closes - 23 November 2018

Boarding House Supervisor

Part-time (Average 24-39 hours per fortnight)

Genazzano FCJ College is a leading Catholic Girls’ day and boarding school within the Ignatian tradition offering learning opportunities from ELC (co-educational) through to VCE.  

The College is seeking a vibrant, enthusiastic part-time Boarding House Supervisor for our Camberwell based Boarding House. The Supervisor will be responsible for the supervision and care of students living in a boarding community.

  • Approx. 24-39 hours per fortnight
  • May include up to 3 sleepovers per fortnight (Thurs/Fri; Fri/Sat; Sun/Mon)
  • Commencing late January 2019.

The successful candidate will possess experience and qualifications working with secondary school aged students, and demonstrate a knowledge of, and commitment to, the Catholic ethos. They will be an effective team member and be able to work independently within the house, supporting and promoting the house guidelines.

Essential credentials include:

  • A car and current driver’s license
  • Working with Children Check
  • National Police Check
  • Level 2 First Aid Certificate
  • Willingness to drive the College mini-bus.

To view the Position Description and to apply, please visit the College website:

Applications close on Friday 23rd November @ 4.00pm 

Genazzano FCJ College is committed to creating and maintaining a child safe environment in which all students feel safe and are safe. Our human resources and recruitment practices are strictly adhered to during the application, interviewing and selection process. Applicants are advised that Genazzano undertakes working with children checks, police record checks and reference checks as appropriate, to ensure that Genazzano is recruiting the right people for our College.

Residential Boarding Staff, The Armidale School, closes - 23 November 2018

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 approximately 19 hours per week (Term time only) on supervisory duty. Payment will be based on the Independent School NSW MEA Agreement (See job description on school website for more information).

This is a temporary part time role on a one year contract. The position starts on 1 January and ends on 31 December. Additional hours may be available for sports coaching and holiday camps.

Regular duties will include morning wake up and supervision before school, afternoon and evening and some weekend duties.

Job Description and Application Form available at or email

Applications close 5pm Friday 23 November, 2018.

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

Locked Bag 3003

Armidale NSW 2350

T 02 6776 5800


F 02 6776 5830

Deputy Head of Boarding, John Paul College, closes - 23 November 2018

Deputy Head of Boarding

John Paul College is Queensland's largest independent Early Learning to Year 12 co-educational school with a collective enrolment of approximately 2,200 students. Our motto is Unity, Christ, Learning. The College campus is located in Daisy Hill, south-east of Brisbane and north of the Gold Coast. We have a rich Christian ecumenical community with a national and international reputation for offering a leading-edge technology program; and excellent and extensive cultural and sporting programs.

We offer the International Baccalaureate Programme in Years 11 and 12 and the Primary Years Programme (PYP) in the Primary School.

The Position

We are seeking an experienced Deputy Head of Boarding, commencing January 2019. The Deputy Head of Boarding is an integral position in the operation of the Boarding Village. They have responsibility for assisting the Head of Boarding with the leadership, management and operations of the Boarding Village, and for converting the Colleges' strategic goals into operational priorities and plans for Boarding. A priority is to manage the physical, emotional, academic and spiritual development of the Boarders. 

The Boarding Village is located on land adjacent to the main campus of John Paul College, and is a bushland setting adjoining sports fields.  This fully refurbished village-style accommodation houses 52 students from years 7-12.  It is unique to the region, being co-educational, boutique and catering for students from diverse backgrounds including domestic, international and indigenous.  

The successful candidate will be a registered teacher and will have an ongoing teaching load of 0.6 on the College campus, determined by skills, vacancies and the operational requirements of the College.

The Candidate

The Deputy Head of Boarding to maintain a spirit and character that is friendly and supportive, recognises the worth of each student as an individual and creates a sense of belonging for all resident students in accordance with the College Ethos.

It is anticipated that applicants be aspiring leaders willing to undertake the challenges associated with such a position and inspired by the opportunity to assist with developing and shaping a boarding community. 

Applicants must have suitable qualifications in residential services, be a registered teacher, and a desire to demonstrate their leadership in ensuring a successful experience for the students of the Boarding Village.


Remuneration for this role will be commensurate with the experience the successful applicant brings to the position.

Accommodation is provided for the Deputy Head of Boarding and, if applicable, their family.  Services such as catering, laundry and cleaning are outsourced, but are available to the Boarding staff.

Full details about John Paul College and its many offerings are available on the College website.


Applications are to be made to the attention of Mr Adrian Moran – Head of Boarding and should include the names and contact details of at least three professional referees and the teaching areas for which you are qualified.  Applications are to be emailed to

Interested applicants may contact the College for further information as required by contacting Human Resources.

This position will commence 1 January 2019. Applications close -  23 November 2018 at 5.00pm

Boarding House Supervisors, Melbourne Girls Grammar School, closes - 23 November 2018

Boarding House Supervisor

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 a number of Boarding House Supervisor vacancies. 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; and
  • 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 and wellbeing 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.

Residential Roles:

As a Residential Supervisor accommodation and meals 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.

Casual Roles:

Supervisors do not reside in the Boarding House, with shifts mostly consisting of afternoons during the week and/or weekend shifts.

The successful applicant must hold a current HLTAID003 Provide First Aid certificate qualification or be willing to obtain one prior to commencement. Successful candidates must also 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

Applications close: 5.00pm, Friday 23 November 2018.

How to Apply

Applications must include a covering letter, resume and a completed employment application form including the details of 3 referees.

Please outline in your cover letter and application form whether a residential or casual position is of preference to you.

Residential Tutor - Boys Boarding, Concordia Lutheran College, closes - 30 November 2018

Residential Tutor - Boys Boarding

The College has an opportunity for a live-in Residential Tutor within our boys boarding community (Years 7-12) for the 2019 school year. 

You will provide on average of 15 hours of 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 2 bedroom 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

Please note there is no payment of wages as the benefits above are compensation for the hours worked.

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 and resume. Please visit our website for further information about this position and the College. 

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

ABSA - Australian Boarding Schools Association