Senior Boarding Supervisor – Female

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Department of Education
Norseman, Australia

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Senior Boarding Supervisor - Female

Job ID: 11363
Job Views: 9
Location: Broome
Post Code: 6725
Category: Education & Training
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 15/05/2024


Kimberley Education Region
Broome Residential College
Senior Boarding Supervisor - Female
$73,896 - $79,717 per annum + 25% loading over 46 weeks (DOE (RCS) CSA 2021)
Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE895155 

This is a permanent full-time position commencing ASAP

Professional Benefits

Working for the Department of Education attracts a range of attractive professional and personal benefits including:

  • 11 percent employer contributions to superannuation
  • More than 20 days of other leave, including sick leave and carers’ leave

Job Requirements:

The Role and our Branch

We encourage all applicants with diverse professional experiences to apply.

Broome Residential College is seeking a Female Senior Boarding Supervisor to join their friendly team.

The Senior Boarding Supervisor provides leadership and advice to supervisors and assists staff to support and reinforce appropriate values and behaviours of students. They ensure that supervisors are fully aware of their responsibilities and carry these out in accordance with Departmental policies, procedures and guidelines. They will undertake team building and coordination of supervisors, organise regular staff meetings and coordinate planning by supervisors. The successful applicant will ensure that all supervisors have the skills required to carry out their responsibilities and ensure that supervisors’ training needs are met.

The successful applicant will deputise in the absence of the College Manager, including the supervision of all college staff and being on call as required. This position will assist the College Manager to develop effective policies and guidelines relating to student management and well as assist the monitoring and management of staff leave entitlements to ensure accrued leave is cleared in accordance with relevant awards, agreements and Department policy.

For this position, the person's gender is a genuine occupational qualification (Equal Opportunity Act 1984). Only applicants possessing the required qualification will be considered for appointment in these circumstances.

Cultural Diversity

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Your written application will be assessed against the following Selection Criteria:

  1. Demonstrated capacity to work with secondary students in a residential setting and develop appropriate processes and leisure activities to support their wellbeing.
  2. Demonstrated time management, organisational and interpersonal skills, including the ability to both lead and make an active contribution as a member of a team.
  3. Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively address students, parents and staff and accurately write memos, letters, reports and operating procedures.
  4. Demonstrated capacity to run effective recruitment processes, manage the training requirements of staff, performance manage staff and comply with mandated processes and requirements.

For a full outline of the role responsibilities and selection criteria, please refer to the JDF.

It is recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

All inquiries are welcomed

Please contact Michael Gilmour - College Manager, Broome Residential College by telephoning (08) 9194 7550 or emailing

How to Apply:

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow all instructions. It is recommended you have relevant documents completed and ready to attach with your online application. Please allow enough time to complete this process as applications must be received prior to the closing date and time.

Your application should include:

  • A three (3) page statement addressing the selection criteria listed above, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
  • A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please phone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please phone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

Eligibility and Training Requirements

Employees will be required to:

  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance before commencing employment
  • obtain or hold (and maintain) a current Working with Children Check
  • complete
    • the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement.
    • training specific to this role required by Department policy
    • the Department’s training in Accountability and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment
    • the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement
  • work according to rostered hours which may include nights, weekends and public holidays
  • obtain (prior to first rostered shift working with students) and maintain a current:
    • First Aid Certificate – Provide CPR (HLTAID009); and
    • First Aid Certificate – Provide First Aid (HLTAID011);
  • within six months of commencement of employment obtain and maintain a current:
    • LR Class Driver’s Licence with a Passenger Transport Driver (PTD) authorisation
    • Aquatic Rescue for Group lll Pool Award*
    • Surf Rescue Certificate*
  • obtain a Certificate IV in Community Services – Student Residential Care (CHC42021) within six months of commencement of employment

* Dependent on operational requirements as determined by College Manager.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 28 May  2024.

Lodgement is system generated. Any submissions at, or after, 4:30pm will not be accepted.   



This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our division for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

ATTACHMENTS: PUBLISHED JDF - Generic - Senior Boarding Supervisor - Residential Colleges - L3 - Jun 2023.pdf

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WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Full Time
FTE: 1.0
CLOSING DATE: 2024-05-28 4:30 PM
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