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Deputy Head of Boarding, Aboriginal Hostel Limited, closes - 6 January 2019

Deputy Head of Boarding 

Aboriginal Hostel Limited's (AHL's) purpose is to provide culturally safe, fit-for-purpose, affordable accommodation for Indigenous Australians who need to be away from home to access employment opportunities, health, education and other essential services.

Exciting opportunities are on offer for passionate and experienced individuals to join our network of Secondary Education Hostels. A career in one of AHL's Secondary Education Hostels will provide you with a chance to contribute to improving the quality of life and educational opportunities for indigenous youth in years 7 - 12.  A summary of the positions is as follows:

Thursday Island:

  • Head of Boarding (APS 6)
  • Deputy Head of Boarding (APS 5)


We offer rewarding experiences and rewarding employment conditions. Benefits of the positions include a diverse and inclusive workplace; salary sacrifice of up to $15,900 per FBT year for mortgage, rent or living expenses; generous leave for school holiday periods; and more.

Further information on the positions and how to apply is available on our website: http://ahl.gov.au/employment

Applications close on 6 January 2019.

Head of Boarding, Aboriginal Hostel Limited, closes - 6 January 2019

Head of Boarding 

Aboriginal Hostel Limited's (AHL's) purpose is to provide culturally safe, fit-for-purpose, affordable accommodation for Indigenous Australians who need to be away from home to access employment opportunities, health, education and other essential services.

Exciting opportunities are on offer for passionate and experienced individual to join our network of Secondary Education Hostels. A career in one of AHL's Secondary Education Hostels will provide you with a chance to contribute to improving the quality of life and educational opportunities for indigenous youth in years 7 - 12.  A summary of the positions is as follows:

Kununurra WA:
Head of Boarding (APS 5)

We offer rewarding experiences and rewarding employment conditions. Benefits of the positions include a diverse and inclusive workplace; salary sacrifice of up to $15,900 per FBT year for mortgage, rent or living expenses; generous leave for school holiday periods; and more.

Further information on the positions and how to apply is available on our website: http://ahl.gov.au/employment

Applications close on 6 January 2019.

Residential Youth Worker, Aboriginal Hostel Limited, closes - 6 January 2019

Head of Boarding and Residential Youth Worker 

Aboriginal Hostel Limited's (AHL's) purpose is to provide culturally safe, fit-for-purpose, affordable accommodation for Indigenous Australians who need to be away from home to access employment opportunities, health, education and other essential services.

Exciting opportunities are on offer for passionate and experienced individuals to join our network of Secondary Education Hostels. A career in one of AHL's Secondary Education Hostels will provide you with a chance to contribute to improving the quality of life and educational opportunities for indigenous youth in years 7 - 12.  A summary of the positions is as follows:

  • Head of Boarding (APS 5)
  • Residential youth Worker (APS 3)


We offer rewarding experiences and rewarding employment conditions. Benefits of the positions include a diverse and inclusive workplace; salary sacrifice of up to $15,900 per FBT year for mortgage, rent or living expenses; generous leave for school holiday periods; and more.

Further information on the positions and how to apply is available on our website: http://ahl.gov.au/employment

Applications close on 6 January 2019.

Accomodation Shift Leader, Tec-NQ, closes - 6 January 2019

Accommodation Shift Leader (Casual) 

About Tec-NQ 

Tec-NQ is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and senior secondary school. Tec-NQ delivers education and training to Townsville and the North Queensland region, including full time apprentice training, on demand industry training, pre-employment programs and school-based apprentice programs. Vocational and trade training is provided across the broad industry areas including Construction, Electro-technology, Engineering, Automotive and Information Technology.

About the Role  

Tec-NQ House is a student accommodation facility that is located within 5kms of the Townsville CBD. The facility provides the opportunity for regional and remote students to access training and education services provided by Tec-NQ. Tec-NQ is seeking a suitably qualified applicant to act as an Accommodation Shift Leader. Shiftwork and weekend work is included.

Duties will include;

  • Supervising boarding students
  • Organising and monitoring of student meals
  • Laundering, cleaning and maintenance of the facilities
  • Inspection, cleaning and maintenance of vehicles
  • Overseeing an activities program for students including travel arrangements and monitoring the whereabouts of all students
  • Coordinating and monitoring the health and behavioural needs of all students
  • Timely and accurate record keeping

Selection Criteria  

Essential

  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills;
  • Current Passenger Transport Drivers Authority or the ability to obtain;
  • Queensland ‘Blue Card’ to work with children or the eligibility to attain;
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certificate;
  • Water Safety Certificate / Bronze Medallion; and
  • Safety Food Handling Certificate or the ability to obtain.

Desirable

Current Light Rigid Australian Driver’s licence or the ability to obtain and the capability to drive a Coaster type Bus.

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 6th January 2019

Forward your resume and response to selection criteria to:

Demi Scarfone
Human Resources Advisor
Phone: 07 4779 2199
Email: demi.scarfone@tecnq.com.au

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Boarding Housemaster & Housemistress, Nexus International School, Malaysia - closes 7 January 2019

Nexus International School Malaysia, is a modern co-educational Early Years to Year 13 school located in Putrajaya, Malaysia’s federal administrative capital, 30 minutes south of Kuala  Lumpur. The school is part of Taylor's Education Group and is one of six schools operated by Taylor's. 

The Boarding House at Nexus was opened in August of 2011. It commenced with nine boarders and has now grown to over sixty boarders. Boarders are aged from 10 to 18 and come from various parts of the world including  Bangladesh, Indonesia, China, Japan, Korea, Norway, Germany and islands off the Malaysian peninsular.

The boarders live in a modern building next to the school, boys and girls live on separate floors with a resident houseparent(s) living on each floor. The houseparent oversees the boarder’s pastoral needs ensuring that all are cared for and supported in all aspects of their lives.

We are seeking an energetic and caring Housemaster and Housemistress who is a confident communicator and able to relate to all in our community. Couples are welcome to apply.

Applicants must have a genuine interest in working with children and have:

  • a positive and mature manner when dealing with adults and children
  • sound problem solving skills
  • demonstrated ability to build and maintain positive relationships
  • excellent time management skills and the ability to work on a flexible basis
  • demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment
  • good computer skills
  • understanding of educational pastoral care practices
  • knowledge of educational systems in general to ensure smooth transitions between boarding and the School

Although a Duty of Care Certificate is preferred, applicants with boarding house experience will be considered. A full driver’s license and current first aid qualification is essential.

Accommodation (spacious & modern three bedroom apartment) and meals (during term time) are provided. More remuneration details are available from the Director of Boarding on request.

Date of commencement:     August 12th 2019

Further information:     Please visit school website (www.nexus.edu.my)

Please send a detailed CV and letter of application to Troy Looms - Director of Boarding

Email: looms.t@nexus.edu.my    Phone: +60 3 889 02533 

Applications close Monday January 7th 2019.  

Boarding Residents and Learning Assistant, Peace Lutheran College, closes - 10 January 2018

PEACE LUTHERAN COLLEGE

Boarding Senior & Junior Residents; Boarding Learning Assistant; 

BOARDING - SENIOR & JUNIOR RESIDENTS
16.5 hrs/week part-time positions (including some weekend shifts/overnights) commencing 21 January, 2019

BOARDING - LEARNING ASSISTANT
16 hrs/week (M-Th), part-time position commencing 21 January, 2019
Opportunities have arisen for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our dynamic team and help care for our boarding students. This is your opportunity to shine in a caring Christian community that will reward your love of learning, as you support others to achieve their goals. The positions involve the supervision of boarding students on weekends, some evening shifts during the week and assisting boarders in the homework program. 

We welcome applications from individuals who are creative, inquiring, enthusiastic and have a genuine commitment to teaching. This is your opportunity to shine in a nurturing learning environment that will reward your love of teaching, innovation and pastoral care. Working as part of a team, you will actively contribute to curriculum development. 

Applications for the above positions close 9 am Thursday, 10 January 2019 and should be emailed, along with references to: applications@plc.qld.edu.au.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a capacity and willingness to engage with the Christian ethos of our College and will hold, or be prepared to obtain, a Blue Card (Working with Children). 

Detailed role descriptions can be found on our College website www.plc.qld.edu.au

Head of Boarding House, Ascham School, closes - 11 January 2019

Head of Boarding House 

Ascham School is a non-selective day and boarding school for girls from Prep to Year 12, supporting girls to develop into confident, independent, compassionate young women with a sense of purpose in the world.

We are seeking a vibrant, highly organised, and experienced person to manage our largest boarding house (approx. 60 boarders).

The Head of Duntrim House coordinates and supervises the Boarding Coordinator(s) and is directly responsible to the Head of Boarding. This position would suit an individual with a background in teaching or adolescent health.

This is a full-time permanent role commencing the start of Term 1, 2019.

Some of the duties and responsibilities of this role include:

  • Provide leadership within the house for staff and students such that all members of the house understand their roles and responsibilities
  • Liaise with the Head of Boarding and  boarding staff in preparing and implementing duty rosters
  • Maintain a visible and active presence in the house especially during prep and lights out
  • Induct new boarding staff into the house
  • Be responsible for the physical, social and emotional welfare of each student; be aware of the individual circumstances, needs, strengths and challenges of each student so that individual opportunities, talents and potential are developed and maximised
  • Establish systems and routines that ensure the safety and security of students at all times and that maximise the smooth and consistent running of the house
  • Establish good communications and contact with parents, other members of the boarding staff, teaching staff, maintenance and the Business Office
  • Keep suitable records of students’ progress, welfare, health and well-being and to provide reports as required by the School’s reporting schedule
  • Ensure the girls adhere to standards of behaviour and appearance as stated in the School’s policies
  • Liaise with the Head of Boarding, the Weekend Activities Coordinator and other boarding staff to ensure that a full and varied program of evening and weekend activities is availabl

What do you need to succeed?

  • Relevant qualifications or experience gained from working with young people, preferable girls, in teaching, nursing or other youth-related activities
  • A thorough appreciation of and commitment to the boarders and their families and an understanding of their individual requirements, development needs and their ongoing pastoral care needs
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and commitment to positive relationships and professional communication with all stakeholders
  • The ability to build strong relationships with students, be an excellent role model, and  maintain a strong team approach within the house and across all houses
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a small team with an adaptable and proactive approach to all duties
  • Excellent understanding and interest in contemporary issues in adolescent wellbeing and development
  • Advanced computer literacy, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and databases
  • A current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • A valid Working with Children clearance.

Successful applicants will enjoy:

  • The experience of working in a supportive and successful school
  • On-site accommodation provided and utilities paid (except private phone calls)
  • Support for continuous learning and development

Further information about this position is available at www.ascham.nsw.edu.au.


To apply: email a cover letter, your CV and the names and contact details of three referees to recruit@ascham.nsw.edu.au by COB Friday, 11 January 2019.

Student Transition Manager, Aboriginal Hostels Limited, closes - 13 January 2019

Student Transition Support Manager 

The Transition Support program is a major initiative of AHL’s funding agreement with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to operate the Kardu Darrikardu Numida Student Hostel in Wadeye.

This program supports and links with the Northern Territory Government’s Transition Support Unit, which is responsible for the provision of support services for remote Indigenous students and their families with educational options and transition to secondary school pathways. Transition Support Teams operate across the Territory to support students and parents with the transition to secondary schooling in urban and regional schools.

The Transition Support Manager provides leadership and guidance to achieve optimal educational outcomes and support for students, their parents and school communities in the transition to secondary boarding schools and residential facilities away from the Wadeye community.

The Transition Support Manager will be accountable for the implementation of program support to meet the needs of remote students preparing for transition to secondary schools within the Territory, as well as interstate.

Modest accommodation is available onsite. The successful candidate will be required to commence as soon as possible in the new school year.

Salary: $77,9850 - $81,968 per annum, plus superannuation and generous salary sacrifice options.
Vacancy Type: Non-ongoing, Full-Time

Applicants must complete an Application Form.  For further information about the position and how to apply visit http://www.ahl.gov.au/employment

Applications close on 13 January 2019.

Student Transition Manager, Aboriginal Hostels Limited, closes - 13 January 2019

Student Transition Support Manager 

The Transition Support program is a major initiative of AHL’s funding agreement with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to operate the Kardu Darrikardu Numida Student Hostel in Wadeye.

This program supports and links with the Northern Territory Government’s Transition Support Unit, which is responsible for the provision of support services for remote Indigenous students and their families with educational options and transition to secondary school pathways. Transition Support Teams operate across the Territory to support students and parents with the transition to secondary schooling in urban and regional schools.

The Transition Support Manager provides leadership and guidance to achieve optimal educational outcomes and support for students, their parents and school communities in the transition to secondary boarding schools and residential facilities away from the Wadeye community.

The Transition Support Manager will be accountable for the implementation of program support to meet the needs of remote students preparing for transition to secondary schools within the Territory, as well as interstate.

Modest accommodation is available onsite. The successful candidate will be required to commence as soon as possible in the new school year.

Salary: $77,9850 - $81,968 per annum, plus superannuation and generous salary sacrifice options.
Vacancy Type: Non-ongoing, Full-Time

Applicants must complete an Application Form.  For further information about the position and how to apply visit http://www.ahl.gov.au/employment

Applications close on 13 January 2019.

Boarding Supervisor, Cape York Girl Academy, closes - 16 January 2019

Boarding Supervisor (casual/part-time)
Cape York Partnership

Boarding Supervisor are required for a ground-breaking school for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls.

About Girl Academy

Girl Academy is a new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarding school, the first in Australia, catering for school-aged mothers (and their children), and other young Indigenous girls needing a second chance at schooling. Girl Academy provides girls with the opportunity to complete their schooling through customised delivery models, supplemented by health and wellbeing supports delivered by professional staff.

About the Applicant

Girl Academy Boarding Supervisor have extensive experience working with school aged Indigenous girls, including those who are disengaged or at risk of becoming so. Generally, this experience has been obtained in a school and/or residential setting.  In addition, the Boarding Supervisor supports and deputises (on a shift basis) for the Head of Boarding to ensure the effective delivery of the approved boarding program, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students and to provide supervision of Boarding Assistants during shifts.

The position will involve, but will not be limited to:

  • Ensuring the effective delivery of the approved boarding program, as applicable to the rostered shift, as directed by the Head of Boarding or Principal. This includes the coordination of logistical arrangements necessary for program delivery and supervision of other rostered boarding staff. 
  • Ensuring the school’s policies and procedures are implemented, as well as the management of  incidents and risks and reporting to the Head of Boarding and/or Principal in line with the school’s policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring effective supervision and pastoral support to boarding students in a manner that is consistent with school wide approaches (unless otherwise directed by the Principal).
  • Ensuring the school’s property and equipment are secured, kept clean and hygienic (where applicable) and maintained (in line with established practices) during the rostered shift.
  • Maintaining effective communication with students (and the parents of students as delegated by the Head of Boarding or Principal).

Closing date for applications: 16 January 2019

Desirable:

Cert IV in Community Services (Residential Care) or willingness to obtain

For more information and to download the PD please visit our recruitment page: https://cyp.recruitmenthub.com.au/Vacancies/

Boarding House Tutor, Ravenswood School for Girls, closes - 21 January 2018

Boarding House Tutors 

Ravenswood is a Uniting Church K-12 day and boarding school for girls located on Sydney's North Shore. Ravenswood students enjoy outstanding academic success supported by innovative teaching practices that are underpinned by a whole school approach to Positive Education.

Applications are invited for the position of Boarding House Tutors to join the Boarding team on a casual basis. This role is responsible for providing a high level of tutoring assistance for boarders, in a safe and caring environment.

To be considered for this position you will ideally have experience in a similar position as well as the ability to tutor boarding students in some of the following areas:

  • IB;
  • Mathematics;
  • Science;
  • English; and/or
  • Humanities

We are looking for someone who will be a positive role model for girls, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a calm and approachable demeanour and enjoy being an active and collaborative member of a team.

To Apply:

Please include a cover letter as the first page of your resume.

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

Applications close 21 January 2019

For more information please contact Lucy Cumming, Director of Boarding on 02 9498 9898 or by email lcumming@ravenswood.nsw.edu.au

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 Lucy Cumming on (02) 94989898, quoting Ref No. 839939.

ABSA - Australian Boarding Schools Association