Pymble Ladies’ College is a school of the Uniting Church in Australia for girls Kindergarten to Year 12 with boarding from Year 7. At Pymble, we foster a world-class educational environment with the importance of global citizenship and a worldwide perspective central to our strategic intent.

We believe our staff, both teaching and non-teaching, are our most valuable resource. We are proud to have passionate and dedicated staff who recognise the unique strengths and qualities of every Pymble girl.

The role

The College invites applicants for the following Assistant Head of Year (Boarding) positions.

  • Part time 30 hours per week, 40 weeks per year – temporary parental leave cover from January – October 2022.
  • Part time 20 hours per week, 40 weeks per year – permanent role from January 2022

The Assistant Head of Year (Boarding) 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. The successful candidates will be assigned to a specific year group and will work collaboratively with the Head of Year (Boarding) and the leadership team. There is also the requirement to sleep overnight in the Boarding House while on duty.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Provide exemplary care to facilitate the holistic wellbeing of Boarders
  • Effective administrative support to Head of Year (Boarding) in running a Boarding House.
  • Develop positive and productive relationships with Boarders and their families.

About you

You will have:

  • Previous experience in supporting and mentoring young people.
  • Demonstrated passion for working with students in a residential setting dedicated to supporting their physical, emotional, spiritual, academic and social needs.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to sustain and develop quality and supportive relationships with Boarders, parents and staff.
  • Relevant Boarding specific qualifications including First Aid, Youth Mental Health First Aid, Duty of Care and Boarding Fundamentals are desirable. Training may be provided to the successful candidate.

Why work at Pymble?

  • Be in a position to create a positive impact on the wellbeing of young people
  • Meaningful staff rewards and recognition program
  • The opportunity to work with experienced, professional and supportive staff.
  • Work amidst the beautiful school grounds.

The successful candidate must comply with any current Public Health Order requirements and have a Working with Children Check clearance.

Pymble Ladies’ College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a workforce which represents the diverse society in which we live. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

We acknowledge the Durramurragal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which our College is built. We pay respect to elders past, present and future recognising the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.