Director of Boarding
This is a unique opportunity to join the staff of one of Auckland’s most successful schools as the Director of Boarding. The school has a long tradition of boarding, with School House for boys boarding established in 1927.
The boys boarding house is home away from home for 105 boys and draws many students from the top half of the North Island and a number from the Pacific Islands.
This is a senior role in the school that is supported by the Board of Trustees, Headmaster, Senior Leadership and experienced staff in the boarding house.
As Director of Boarding, you will be expected to maintain a safe and inclusive environment for all boarding students. This position includes the operational and financial management of the boarding house.
This position requires a person with
- Exceptional interpersonal, communication and relationship skills
- An empathy for teenagers
- A strong moral compass
- Strong organisation, planning, management, reflection skills
- Experience in leadership of fostering teams
This is a full-time position (which includes some weekend work), and the Director of Boarding is required to live on-site. The salary package includes accommodation (separate 4-bedroom house), electricity and water. The Director is expected to eat meals with the boys during term time. This position would be suitable for a couple, as there is potential to negotiate duties as Matron for a partner.
Start Date: Early December 2019 (or by negotiation)
Applicants for this position should have NZ Residency or a valid NZ work visa.
Any inquires to Sarah Hayes (Deputy Principal) [email protected] or (09) 815 4038.
Please send your cover letter, completed Mount Albert Grammar School staff application form and CV to [email protected]
Applications close 4pm, Monday 15 July