St Hilda’s School offers an exciting opportunity for an innovative leader to be appointed to the position of Head of Junior Boarding covering a fixed term maternity leave contract. We are seeking a proactive and caring person to provide leadership and administrative assistance within our boarding house.

St Hilda’s School is one of Australia’s leading P-12 Anglican Day and Boarding Schools for girls located on the Gold Coast of Queensland. It is committed to excellence in the education of girls and to maintaining a safe and supportive environment for children and young people. lt has been offering a caring community life for boarders for more than a century and today, our community comprises up to 180 girls enrolled from Years 6 to 12. Along with our traditional enrolment of girls from rural Australia, we also have boarders from the nearby Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. Our international boarders and daughters from expatriate families contribute to our school’s diversity and rich cultural fabric.

Head of Junior Boarding

Maternity Leave Contract – Full Time

27 February 2023 -29 March 2024

The Head of Junior Boarding oversees the pastoral care (physical, emotional, spiritual and academic wellbeing) offered to girls in their care and maintains professional and pastoral contact with Boarder parents. This role reports to the Head of Boarding and works closely with the Head of Senior Boarding and Connection and Activities Coordinator.

Please view the position description via our school website www.sthildas.qld.edu.au/employment

The successful applicant must hold Queensland College of Teachers registration or be working towards this and be willing to have their name submitted to the Anglican Church’s Professional Standards Register.

Due to the nature of the role the incumbent will be required to live on campus. Accommodation is provided to the individual and their family (if applicable) within the School campus, along with reasonable costs for utilities.

As a prospective member of the St Hilda’s Community, you will be willing to support the Code of Conduct – Staff and the stated values and Anglican Ethos of the School and must be committed to promoting the aspirational learning opportunities for young women.

Applications should be submitted by 9.00am 5 December 2022. Please include a current resume and cover letter addressed to the Head of Boarding.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted as applications are received and interviews may commence prior to closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. There is also the opportunity to work as a Boarding House Supervisor prior to commencing the Head of Junior Boarding from 18 January 2023.