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Boarding Supervisor, Marist College Ashgrove, closes - 19 January 2018

Boarding Supervisor - Marist College Ashgrove

The College has a vacancy for a Boarding Supervisor.

In return for accommodation and meals, Boarding Supervisors are responsible for 13 hours of duty in the residences during College terms. (Supervisors are not normally remunerated beyond accommodation and meals.)

The 13 hours of duty may include duties such as morning wake-up and early morning supervision in the Residence before and after breakfast and afternoon supervision between the hours of 3.10pm and dinner, and evening shifts.

In addition, all Boarding Supervisors are expected to:

  • Be on the premises during their time of rostered duty.
  • Abide by the rules and regulations of the Residence.
  • Contact the Boarding Coordinator if special permissions for any boarding student are required.
  • Be the first point of contact for a boarding student during times of rostered duty.
  • Contact the Boarding Coordinator if required.
  • Attend full boarding school meetings at the beginning of each term.
  • Attend year level group meetings (for staff and students) when required.
  • Make out of school hours phone calls to parents when required.
  • Help with the regular prayer program for the boys in their Residence.

Applicants must be eligible to apply for a Blue Card issued by the Public Safety Agency. The College is a non-smoking workplace.

Applications close 3pm Friday 19th January 2018.

For queries, please contact James Metzeling, Head of Boarding
Phone: 0405379817 or Email:
Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button.

Boarding Assistants, St Catherine's School, Toorak - closes 22 January 2018

Boarding Assistants

St Catherine's School, Toorak is one of Australia's leading independent girls' schools, fostering students curiosity, perseverance, integrity and empathy. We are seeking expressions of interest for Boarding House Assistants to commence in Term 1, 2018 to join our team and contribute to a caring and supportive environment for our girls.

Our Boarding staff are involved in the daily pastoral care of the boarders and play a key role in supporting their academic progress, including the supervision of study time, meal times and recreational activities.

Previous experience in a Boarding House setting with young adolescents or experience in a similar environment would be preferable.

Tertiary qualifications in Education would be highly desirable. Applicants must have VIT registration or hold a Working with Children Check card.

Please note that these positions are non - residential positions and some shifts require overnight stays on a rostered basis.

Applicants must apply via our website and submit a cover letter and resume addressed to the Principal.

Applications close Monday 22 January

For more information please contact Cassie Monahan, Human Resources Manager via or visit our School website

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Cassandra Monahan on 03 9822 1285, quoting Ref No. 792253.

Boarding House Supervisor, St Hilda's School. Gold Coast - closes 22 January 2018

St Hilda's School is one of Australia's leading P-12 Anglican Day and Boarding Schools for girls, located on the Gold Coast. With an enviable reputation of excellence in girls' education and world class facilities, the School has a long history of outstanding academic achievement, based on strong Anglican Christian values. It is committed to excellence in the education of girls and to maintaining a safe and supportive environment for children and young people.

Applications for the following permanent Boarding House position to commence as soon as possible are sought:


Boarding House Supervisor

Fixed Term, Part time, Term Time

Term 1 - 20 January – 29 March 2018



6:00am -2.00pm 



Boarding House Staff are an integral part of the team which cares for the development of the girls. Each must have a genuine desire to work with adolescent girls who are living in an environment away from their homes. Experience in residential care would be an advantage, but is not essential.

The successful applicant will have experience and enjoy working with adolescent girls in a residential environment. We are looking for candidates who can show initiative and have the ability to engage the girls in activities. The candidate must hold, or be eligible to apply for, a Blue Card and be willing to have their name submitted to the Anglican Church's Professional Standards Register.

Online Application Forms and information about St Hilda's School can be found on Any questions about the position should be directed to the Head of Staff (07 55777 246).

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible.

The Head of School
St Hilda's School 
PO Box 290 
Southport Qld 4215 

Further details and information can be found on the St Hilda's School 

Boarding House Manager, Knox Grammar School, closes - 26 January 2018



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 education opportunities. Knox offers excellent professional development opportunities and benefits to its passionate team of teachers and support staff.


We have an exciting opportunity for you to become part of our boarding team and positively influence the lives of young men. This position requires someone who is caring, dedicated and who has a genuine desire to assist young men complete their education while living away from home and family.

This position is not live in, you will supervise students, ensuring they are ready to attend classes, greet them on their return and coordinate after school activities. The hours are 6.30 to 8.30 in the mornings and 3 to 5 in the afternoons, around 20 hours per week.

Essential requirements:-

  •          Experience or demonstrated interest with boarding
  •          Ability to relate well to boys, staff and parents
  •          Self-motivation, flexibility, initiative and resourcefulness
  •          Strong organisational and communication skills                                                                                 


Before applying, please read the comprehensive role description found on our website at Please apply via SEEK by clicking the 'Apply for this job' button.


Successful applicants will be required to provide the School with a current Working With Children Check number 

Boarding Assistant, Loreto Normanhurst, Sydney - closes 26 January 2018

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

We are currently seeking a permanent part time, term time Boarding Assistant. 

Hours of work Friday 2:45pm to Sunday 6:30pm every second weekend.  Sleepovers required.

Applicants should have experience working with groups of young people, demonstrate personal maturity, be team focused and enjoy the challenge of caring for adolescents. Teaching, nursing or youth camp experience is ideal. A Working with Children Check clearance and Driver's Licence are essential.

Please visit our website for more information about this position and details of the application process. All applicants must complete an Application Form and email to

More Information about this role can be found on the school's website.

Closing Date: Friday 26 January 2018

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

Assistant Boarding House Supervisor, Ravenswood School for Girls, closes - 26 January 2018

Assistant Boarding House Supervisor

Ravenswood is seeking a positive and supportive Assistant Boarding House Supervisor to join the Boarding team on a permanent, part-time basis working 16 hours per week during term time including the following shifts:

3.00pm to 10.30pm on Saturday and Sunday (additional hours by negotiation)

This role is responsible for providing support for the operational aspects of the Boarding House, ensuring that students are safe and supported in a strong and caring environment.

To be considered for this position you will ideally have experience supervising in a boarding facility. We are looking for someone who will be a positive role model for girls, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy being an active and collaborative member of a team. A current senior First Aid Certificate is also necessary.

Applications close: 26 January 2018

To apply: Please visit our website at and click on Quick Links Employment

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

Casual Boarding House Assistant, Ravenswood School for Girls, closes - 26 January 2018

Casual Boarding House Assistants

Ravenswood is seeking positive and supportive Boarding House Assistants to join the Boarding team on a casual basis.

This role is responsible for providing support for the operational aspects of the Boarding House, ensuring that students are safe and supported in a strong and caring environment.

To be considered for this position you will ideally have experience supervising in a boarding facility. We are looking for someone who will be a positive role model for girls, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and enjoy being an active and collaborative member of a team. A current senior First Aid Certificate is also necessary.

Applications close: 26 January 2018

To apply: Please visit our website at and click on Quick Links Employment

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

Residential Youth Workers, Wadeye, Northern Territory, closes - 28 January 2018

Wadeye, Northern Territory

Residential Youth Workers

Exciting opportunities to join AHL’s Student Hostel in Wadeye have arisen.  These positions are to be offered on a non-ongoing basis to end 2018, with the possibility of extension.  

The successful candidates will be required to commence in their role as soon as possible. 

The Hostel

Kardu Darrikardu Namida Student Hostel provides school-term accommodation in Wadeye for Indigenous secondary education students.  Adjacent to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Thamarrurr Catholic School, the Hostel has 40 resident beds.  

The Role

Our Residential Youth Workers provide pastoral care and deliver personal development programs to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Knowledge and understanding of key challenges in a secondary boarding student environment in remote areas in Australia will be required to deliver after-school recreation and social development activities.  Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively, as well as a commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Stretch your skills!

Residential Youth Workers have challenging but rewarding roles that make a difference.  If you have a Certificate IV in Youth Work and/or relevant experience working with secondary school students during out of school hours, then we encourage you to apply.

Here's what we'll offer you in return: 

  • Live-in accommodation free of charge
  • $62,241 - $62,803 per annum plus a district allowance and superannuation
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 per FBT year
  • A generous annual leave allocation
  • Return air travel expenses to and from Wadeye will be provided during term breaks.

Applicants must complete an Application Form. For detailed information about the duties of the position and how to apply please visit

Applications close 28 January 2018.

Full Time Boys' Boarding Supervisor, St Paul's College, Walla Walla - closes 31 January 2018

A vacancy exists for a full time Boys' Boarding Supervisor at St Paul's College Walla Walla NSW.  This position involves shift work, overnight stays and weekends. 

St Paul's College is a growing Lutheran school, which aims to encourage and support students, informed and sustained by the word of God, to develop their God-given talents so that they may shape and enrich their world.

Our College is situated on spacious and attractive grounds approximately 40km north of Albury/Wodonga. Day and boarding students are drawn from local communities, the cities of Albury and Wodonga, the Riverina, North Eastern Victoria and more remote locations.  The College has 275 students, of whom 80 are boarders.

Applications including two referees can be emailed to  Requests for the position description can be directed to Karen Schulz on 0260292200.  This position commences March 2018.

Applicants must hold a current NSW Working with Children Check.

Residential Boarding Supervisors, The McDonald College, closes - 31 January 2018

POSITION: Residential Boarding Supervisor

REPORTS TO: Head of Boarding


Resident Supervisors are required to assist with the running of the Boarding House.

Accommodation (all year) and meals during term time will be provided in return for

approximately 15 hours duty per week, including evenings and rostered weekends. Duties

include supervision of students and office duties.

Supervisors must be aware that whilst they have scheduled times of duty, they are required to

always be a presence in the house. This assists those on duty as well as ensuring a positive and

interactive environment occurs at all times. Relationships and respect can only form when

Boarding House Supervisors actively engage themselves in the lives of girls on a daily basis.

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.


The Residential Boarding Supervisor is appointed by the Principal. The appointee is responsible

to the Head of Boarding initially and ultimately to the Principal or her delegate.

It is expected that the Boarding House will run in accordance with the College Boarding

Policies, Processes and Practices as published in the Staff Handbook. A summary appears in the

table below.

Key Areas of Responsibility


  • Ensure girls are working diligently in the Library (Year 7 - 10) or at their desk with their door open (year 11 - 12)
  • Move from room to room (Year 11 - 12) seeing each girl at least once during Prep time
  • Notify the Duty Officer if a girl is not present or accounted for
  • Keep a daily record of what each girl is working on during Prep time & what was achieved during for each day
  • Ensure girls who are returning to the Boarding House late have their dinner and then get to Prep
  • Circulate amongst the girls who have returned late or other students that may need assistance or guidance beyond set prep time
  • Do weekend supervision duty to relieve Duty Officer on weekends as rostered
  • Be available in the case of a medical emergency to step in for supervision if needed
  • Report on pastoral, academic or discipline issues to the Head of Boarding
  • Maintain accurate and timely Boardingware records.


  1. Demonstrated ability and passion for looking after secondary aged girls.
  2. Ability to establish positive, supportive relationships with the girls and their families
  3. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with staff
  4. Understanding the academic and pastoral needs of girls in boarding.
  5. High level of organisational skills and the ability to sustain systems including electronic management systems.
  6. Ability and willingness to communicate with teenage girls within the boundaries appropriate for a boarding house.
  7. Valid Working With Children (WWC) number and First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis, Asthma Management Certification and ABSA Certificate in Boarding (or willingness to obtain).
  8. Qualifications attained through ABSA will be an advantage but not essential.


Written applications should consist of addressed selection criteria and full CV and should be

directed to Maxine Kohler, Principal of The McDonald College. Applications can be submitted

electronically to

Applications, which must include the names and telephone contact number of two professional

referees, should be received by 4pm Wednesday 31 January 2018.

Boarding House Assistant, Toorak College, closes - 2 February 2018

Boarding House Assistant

Toorak College has an exciting opportunity for an individual looking for a dynamic and personally rewarding role within a thriving international boarding house.

Our Boarding House, known as Joan Ansett Hall, has experienced significant enrolment growth and as we embark on the next exciting chapter we seek a dedicated, professional and caring Boarding House Assistant to complement our current team.  At Toorak College, our Boarding House Assistants play an integral role in supporting each of our boarders in their development and growth during their time at our School and within our Boarding House.

Being part of our Boarding House means that you are part of an enormous and dynamic family. It is a place where you are involved in all facets of each girls' life as you help them navigate the world. The building of relationships is fundamental as it is you that our boarders will depend on at this formative stage in their lives. 

Caralyn Dea, Director of International Education and Boarding

Specifically, we are seeking an individual to engage with our boarding girls and to provide them with a calm, secure and friendly atmosphere.  An individual who genuinely shares the School's values and who is passionate about providing unparalleled care and guidance in a "home away from home" environment is sought.

The role offered is a permanent, part time, rostered position with 2 overnight (sleepover) shifts and 1 weekend shift per fortnight (approximate FTE 0.3) with potential for further hours.  Experience in working with international boarders and adolescent girls is preferred.

Further a copy of the Position Description please refer to the School's website

Written applications including the name and contact details of two confidential referees should be directed to Mrs Kristy Kendall, Principal.

Applications close 9.00am, Friday, 2 February 2018.

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

Head of Boarding

Fulltime from Term 2 (May) 2018

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

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

The Head of Boarding is: 

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

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

Please email applications to by 4pm Friday 16 February 2018

Click to view the Position Description.

For more information about Abbotsleigh and for additional application requirements please view our website 

ABSA - Australian Boarding Schools Association