Department of Education
Planning, Regulation and Review
Broome Residential College
Boarding Supervisor - Male
Pool Ref DOE554537
$48,230 - $49,318 per annum + 25% loading over 46 weeks (DOE (RCS) GA 2017)

Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE554537

Appointment Pool

Broome Residential College is seeking to establish a pool of Boarding Supervisors – Male for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during 2018 and 2019. Placements can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within 2018 and 2019. This is an ongoing pool whereby applications can be received and assessed and appointments made at any time during the life of the pool.

This job opportunity is unique if you are a caring, dedicated and enthusiastic person who has a genuine desire to assist young people complete their education while living away from home and family.

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

Boarding supervisor’s help students develop into well rounded and responsible members of the residential college community. They support them with their personal development and school learning and help students become involved in college life by organising a range of recreational activities and excursions.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following: 

  1. Sound written and oral communication skills, including the ability to interact with students, parents and teaching staff with a particular focus on multicultural or Aboriginal experience.
  2. Interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively work independently or as part of a team.
  3. Skills and understandings appropriate to the supervision and care of young people in a residential setting.
  4. Organisational skills with the ability to plan, organise, implement and record activities.
  5. Ability to manage risk through assessment and procedure also to fulfil Occupational Health and Safety standards in a residential setting.

Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).

Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the branch may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

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.

For further job related information:

Please contact Michael Gilmour, College Manager, by telephoning (08) 9194 2700 or emailing

Application Instructions

Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply!

All applications are submitted online.  Simply select “Apply for Job”, located at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your application should include:

  • A two (2) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements in context of the role and business needs of the branch
  • A two (2) page CV outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two work related referees (one being your current line manager)

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

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

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


Employees will be required to:

  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy; and
  • hold or obtain within twelve months of appointment a Certificate in Residential Care;
  • hold or obtain within six months of appointment:
    • a LR Class Driver’s Licence with F endorsement;
    • a Senior First Aid Certificate;
    • an Aquatic Open Water Rescue qualification (eg Surf Rescue or equivalent);
    • an Aquatic Rescue for Group lll Pool;
  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.


Employees will be required to:

  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.

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

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday, 31 October 2019



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WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.1-1.0
CLOSING DATE: 2019-10-31 4:30 PM