Director of Boarding – St Matthew’s Collegiate School, Masterton

St Matthews Collegiate School – Director of Boarding (girls)

St Matthews Collegiate School is an integrated day and boarding school for girls from years 7-13. Located in the sunny rural town of Masterton in the heart of the Wairarapa.

 The Role:

The Director of Boarding is a senior member of staff responsible for the leadership and operations of two boarding houses comprising of 120 students. This is a unique role reporting to an experienced and supportive Principal who works collaboratively. The special character of this school involves the incorporation of Anglican values into the school environment.  

This important role is diverse, busy and you have the opportunity to make it your own. This role will suit someone who is looking for an exciting opportunity to shape and develop pupils to reach their full potential.

 You will bring:

 Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • A passion for working with young adults
  • Natural leadership qualities and the ability to foster trust and build cohesive teams
  • A high level of professional integrity

 This is a full-time position (40 hours per week that are flexible, which includes some weekend/evening work), and the Director of Boarding (Girls) is required to live on-site.

The position offers:

  • Salary range of $80,000-100,000 per annum (experience dependent)
  • 3 bedroom renovated house (onsite)
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • The opportunity to grow and make this unique role your own.
  • A discount available for children across the Trinity School System (Hadlow School – Primary, St Matthews Collegiate – Girls Yr 7-13, Rathkeale College – Boys Yr 9-13)

For further information about this position contact Ryan Wilson on or on 021 192 4251

If you are interested in this opportunity please click the APPLY NOW button. All applications will be acknowledged electronically.

Housemaster – Whanganui Collegiate School







Whanganui Collegiate School is an Anglican coeducational, seven-day boarding and day school which has been providing first class education for 167 years.

We seek, a visionary teacher with a genuine interest, knowledge and expertise in pastoral care of girls to lead one of two girls’ Houses, home to both boarders and day students.

The successful candidate will have teaching, leadership, pastoral care, wellbeing, communication, and administration skills, together with a commitment to full boarding life at Whanganui Collegiate School.

Due to the nature of the Housemaster position the successful applicant will be required to live on site.

The position will start Term 1, 2022.

How to apply

Please submit the online application form, a covering letter, CV and a 2 page document addressing your experience, knowledge and vision of boarding across the key responsibilities stated in the position description.

 To request the position description and a link to the online application form email:

Haylee Ellwood
(06) 349 0210 ext 822

Applications close 12 noon Wednesday 29 September 2021.

 Whanganui Collegiate School is an equal opportunities employer.

Day Matron – Whanganui Collegiate School







Whanganui Collegiate School is an Anglican co-educational, seven day boarding and

day school which has been providing first class education for 167 years.

A full-time position has become available in one of our Boarding Houses for an

experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic Day Matron.

The successful applicant will need to be flexible, reliable, efficient, have an outgoing,

friendly, helpful disposition and a caring nature. The ability to use various computer

programs such as Microsoft Office Suite is required. This position will be term time


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • To be a responsible, caring, supportive adult in the House
  • Student care and supervision outside school hours
  • Manage low level student discipline and behaviour management
  • Parent point of contact in conjunction with the Housemaster
  • Support and liaise closely with the Housemaster and tutors in daily operations of
  • House and student issues
  • Co-ordinating laundry and cleaning services
  • International Student support and liaison with the Director of International Students

 The position will start Term 4, 2021.

Please email a covering letter, cv and submit the online application form.



Phone: Haylee Ellwood (06) 349 0210 ext 822

Applications close 12 noon Monday 27 September 2021.

Whanganui Collegiate School is an equal opportunities employer

Director of Boarding – St Patrick’s College, Silverstream, Wellington


Director of boarding

Full time, Permanent

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Other senior leadership

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Closes 30 September 2021

We seek a qualified and experienced teacher to lead our boarding school, Redwood House, from the start of 2022.  This is a live-in position.  Redwood House is home to approximately 100 boarders. Promoting the Catholic, Marist Special Character of St Patrick’s College Silverstream is important to this position.

How to apply

Information Pack available from Dawn Clark, Rector’s Personal Assistant. Please send your CV, covering letter with 3 referees to Mr Grahame Duffy, Rector:

Dawn Clark, Rector’s Personal Assistant
(027) 565 3336


Assistant Principal – College House, Christchurch


Assistant Principal College House


  • Christchurch Location
  • Lead Student Wellbeing
  • Experienced Education Professional

About The Role

The Assistant Principal at College House (CH) is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, engaged in the full life of the College and responsible for the welfare of all students.  This role is responsible for the leadership of:

  • Student wellbeing at CH and guidance of the student leaders (House Council and Room 16’s)
  • Residential Assistants
  • A high-quality tutorial programme
  • All CH events, including the Alumni programme
  • Marketing and Branding, including social media, school visits, handbook and magazine.

Skills and Experience

We seek an educational leader with strong presence and mana, who is able to move easily between a variety of social, educational and cultural contexts. You will:

  • Put staff and student wellbeing at the forefront of your thinking and actions,
  • Have a passion for the pastoral and academic leadership of students,
  • Being recognised as superbly organised, with exceptional time management skills,
  • Have a caring and personable style, with empathy for working with youth
  • Have some marketing experience, however this is not essential.


  • Tight knit collaborative team, in a strong values-focussed organisation,
  • Key member of the senior leadership team,
  • Autonomous and flexible role,
  • Excellent level of professional development provided,
  • Attractive remuneration.

About College House

College House is a tertiary hall of residence for 159 University of Canterbury first and second year students. Modelled on the Oxbridge concept, it has a rich history with students enjoying strong traditions and heritage. College House is proud to offer students a unique community spirit and an environment that offers the best possible start to university life.  As well as the provision of a strong academic tutoring and pastoral care structure for students, it also offers conference facilities for hire during the holiday periods.

College House’s vision is to be the outstanding tertiary hall of residence in New Zealand and everything is underpinned by the CH values of excellence, collaboration, integrity and accountability. This exciting time for College House represents an opportunity for a skilled educational leader who is maybe looking for a change of scene and a role where they can give back to a highly talented educational community.

See our website for more information on College House:

About College House:


To apply in strict confidence now, email your cover letter and CV to quoting 7751sk.

Applications close on 12th September 2021.

Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.

To view a Position Description please visit the Job Search page at

For more information please phone Louise Green on +64 3 353 4367

Director of Boarding (Girls’) – Mount Albert Grammar School, Auckland


 Director of Boarding (Girls)

 The Role:

The Director of Boarding (Girls) is a key member of the senior staff and will lead the establishment and day to day operations of the first girl boarders at Mount Albert Grammar School.  Whilst the school has a long tradition of boarding, with School House for boys boarding established in 1927, 2022 will see the introduction of a boarding facility for girls.  The facility is within walking distance of the school and will see up to 30 places available for students.

This role will be varied, busy and challenging.  It has both a strategic and operational focus and involves working over a number of areas of the school including the pastoral and academic needs of students, property, employment, and financial.

The Candidate:

As Director of Boarding (Girls), you will be expected to maintain a safe and inclusive environment for all boarding students.

This position requires a person with

  • Proven experience, for a number of years, in a similar role, either leading or being an assistant director of a school hostel
  • A strong understanding of developing and implementing processes and procedures that ensure organisation compliance with legislative requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • An empathy for teenagers
  • A high level of professional integrity
  • Strong organization, planning, management, reflection skills
  • Substantial leadership experience with the ability to foster trust and build cohesive teams
  • Strong problem-solving skills and sound judgement, applied with a proactive and solutions focused approach

This is a full-time position (which includes some weekend work), and the Director of Boarding (Girls) is required to live on-site.  The salary package includes accommodation, electricity and water. The Director is expected to eat meals with the girls during term time.

The School:

Mount Albert Grammar School is a Decile 7, state co-educational secondary school in central Auckland.  Now in its 100th year, the school has a current role of 3,150 students and a staff of 280.  Established in 1922, Mount Albert Grammar School has a proud history of academic, sporting and cultural excellence and is one of the top academic schools in New Zealand. The school site and operations also includes boarding facilities for 100 boys and an 8.1 hectare operational farm. The school has strong links and connections within the local community, Auckland and New Zealand.

This is a senior role in the school that is supported by the Board of Trustees, Headmaster and Senior Leadership Team.

Start Date:  During Term 3 2021 (or by negotiation)

Please refer to Join Us under the School section on our website ( for the job description.  Applicants for this position should have NZ Residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Any enquires to Sarah Hayes (Deputy Principal) or (09) 815 4038.

Please send your cover letter, completed Mount Albert Grammar School staff application form and CV to



JD – director of boarding (girls) job description MAGS Mount Albert Grammar School


Resident Boarding Manager – St Cuthbert’s College, Auckland


Resident Boarding Manager

– Full-Time, Permanent

– Commencing Mid August  2021, or earlier by negotiation. 

About us:

At St Cuthbert’s we know girls – we’ve been educating and growing amazing young women for over a century now, and our heritage and values are renowned. So are our academic results, but here excellence isn’t just a grade; it’s about encouraging every girl to achieve her personal best. Choosing St Cuthbert’s gives an advantage that our girls will carry through life.

About the role:

St Cuthbert’s College is looking to appoint a full-time, permanent Resident Boarding House Manager to join our team of committed Boarding House Staff. Reporting to the Director of Boarding, you will be managing a House of 46 Year 7-12 female Boarders. Our three Boarding Houses accommodate 127 Boarders.  You will have a great attitude, strong customer service skills, be energetic and have a consistently helpful and professional approach to our students and their families.  The attractive salary package includes onsite accommodation in a  two-bedroom self-contained apartment.

This is a key role and responsibilities are:

  • The effective management of the Boarding House and the Boarders;
  • The well-being and safety of our Boarders;
  • Assisting with the coordination and organization of Boarding House programmes;
  • Working closely with students, parents and designated caregivers in conjunction with the College staff;

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A genuine interest in the pastoral care of teenage girls;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work collegiately;
  • Enthusiastic, patient, flexible and reliable;
  • A team player orientation, with maturity and professionalism;
  •  Computer literate, good attention to detail, administrative experience and an accurate data/record keeper;
  • Experience within the health or education sectors (particularly working with teenage girls) would be an advantage but not a requirement;
  • Ability to communicate with empathy and understanding with adolescent girls;

–  A cheerful, calm and humorous disposition;

– Experience in pastoral care.

The successful applicant will work the following hours:

During term time

  • Sundays 10.30 pm – Monday 9:00 am;
  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 2.30 pm – 9:00 am the following day;
  • Attendance at Boarding House events as listed in the job description.

During term breaks 

  • 2 days in each term break, 8:00 am- 4:30 pm;
  • 1 week prior to the beginning of Term 1, 8:00 am-4.30 pm;
  • 1 week following the end of Term 4, 8:00 am-4.30 pm.

Additional benefits for this role are:

  • Meals are provided whilst on duty
  • Accommodation is provided onsite in a  two-bed self-contained apartment
  • Access to sports facilities
  • Free car parking

Are you ready to make a difference?

Applications Closing Date: Wednesday 23  June 2021