Boarding Supervisor – Active Night Shift

  • Full Time

Website Department of Education

About this Job

Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE898085

Appointment Pool

Broome Residential College is seeking to establish a pool of Boarding Supervisors – Active Night Shift for appointments to fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during 2024 and up to the end of June 2025. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within 2024 up to the end of June 2025.

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

The Role and our Branch

We encourage all applicants with diverse professional experiences to apply.

Suitable applicants will support and reinforce appropriate values and behaviours of students, and supervise students, fulfilling duty of care requirements in line with Department policy. They will respect and embrace diversity within the student population, and provide and supervise opportunities which support the academic, social, emotional and physical development of students.

Boarding Supervisors will promptly report concerns with student and staff wellbeing, duty of care, occupational safety and health and maintenance matters to senior staff. This role will require suitable applicants to uphold the Public Sector Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct and work in accordance with Department requirements.

Appointments made from this pool will be for night shift positions.

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 skills and understandings appropriate to the supervision and care of students in a residential setting.
  2. Demonstrated capacity to initiate, plan, document and safely lead a wide range of leisure activities for secondary students.
  3. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, with the ability to write plans, pastoral notes and reports; and interact positively with students and parents including those with diverse multicultural backgrounds.
  4. Demonstrated organisational skills and ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team.
  5. Demonstrated capacity to successfully meet and maintain the required eligibility and training requirements of this position.

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

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 two (2) page statement addressing the selection criteria listed above, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
  • A CV of up to two (2) 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
  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment and every three years thereafter.
  • complete the Department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness online course within 3 months of commencement
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
  • consent to a Nationally Coordinated Criminal History Check and obtain a current Screening Clearance Number issued by the Department of Education’s Screening Unit prior to commencement of employment
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check if required
  • 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 and a Passenger Transport Driver (PTD) authorisation;
  • Aquatic Rescue for Group III Pool Award*; and
  • 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.

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

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 24 June 2024.

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



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