About the positionThe Scots College is an innovative and creative teaching and learning environment for boys T-12. We pride ourselves on our quest for excellence, our faith and tradition and a culture of leadership through teams for both our students and staff. We are seeking an exceptional Boarding Housemaster to join our progressive and supportive Senior School Boarding team. Applications are sought from qualified and experienced Teachers wishing to expand their career within boarding.The Boarding Housemaster is responsible for the safety, health and wellbeing, personal and academic development of all boarders in the relevant boarding house, and the effective operation of this residence.This is a fixed term (3 years) full-time position commencing in Term 3, 2024. The successful applicant will have onsite accommodation provided. Essential to this roleQualification in education and be registered with The NSW Institute of TeachersOnly open to qualified teachers, all subject specialisms consideredEnhanced knowledge of the College’s Child Protection Policy, and in particular leadership and implementation regarding Child Protection recommendations found in the Boarding Staff HandbookAbility to infuse the Christian ethos into teaching practicePropensity to recognise the value and uniqueness of each individual within the College communityCommitment to one’s own ongoing learningProfessional and personal integrityBeing flexible and open to changeBeing proactive and innovativeEffective interpersonal communication skillsAbility to work in a collaborative environmentDemonstrated ability to build a cohesive team working towards common goalsA demonstrated understanding of the particular developmental needs of boys and how this impacts on all aspects of BoardingExcellent communication skills both oral and written including a high level of computing skillsAn empathy for the particular issues encountered by international and isolated students in boarding environments and experience in dealing with such issuesUnderstanding of WH&S legislation and its application to the residential environmentThe ability to undertake risk assessments on activities pertinent to the boarding environmentAn ability to engage in student advocacyA willingness to travel and actively promote the College and its programsConflict resolution skillsA willingness to commit the boarding house to being your primary residence during term timeWe offer outstanding opportunities for professional development, a supportive work environment and new experiences.Further InformationThe College has a strong Christian mission and provides a dynamic educational experience, inspiring our Scots boys to become fine young men of integrity and principle who support each other in their quest for excellence. Strong and positive values are integral to our College and we aim to build a culture of respect in our community towards God, others, self and our environment by aligning our policies and practices with Christian principles.Candidates must demonstrate a positive support for the Christian values of a Presbyterian GPS School.Pre-employment checksAll applicants must have a current NSW Working with Children Clearance. Information on obtaining a Working with Children Clearance Number can be found at https://www.ocg.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check.How to applyTo learn more about this position, and to apply, please visit our website: https://www.tsc.nsw.edu.au/careers-at-scots/Please register your interest as soon as possible.The Scots College reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.Role Description AUD Bellevue Hill 2023