Situated in the idyllic surrounds of New England, Armidale, NEGS is an all-girl’s school which prides itself on finding a healthy balance between tradition and innovation.

NEGS applications are invited for the position:

Head of Boarding House

PERMANENT FULL-TIME from Term Two, 2017


NEGS has a strong boarding community with students predominantly from regional communities. We are seeking a warm and reliable Head of Boarding House, to contribute actively to student physical, spiritual and pastoral care. This position will report to our Director of Boarding and is permanent full-time. Accommodation will be provided for the successful candidate, when on shift.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Prepared to support the Christian Ethos of the school.
  • Ability to establish positive, supportive relationships with students, their families and the Boarding community.
  • An understanding of girls and their pastoral and academic needs in a residential environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teachers and members of the Boarding House contributing to a culture which encourages open communication, collaboration and creative problem-solving.
  • Ability to provide inspirational leadership for excellence and quality learning outcomes.
  • High level organisational skills, with the ability to implement and maintain systems.
  • Capacity to think strategically and to contribute to the School’s Strategic and Operational Plans.
  • Tertiary qualifications are a necessity to lead/support academic rigour within the boarding context.
  • Valid Working With Children (WWC) number and First Aid, CPR, Anaphylaxis and Asthma Management Certification (or willingness to obtain).

To apply for the position, a letter of application and curriculum vitae should be forwarded to

no later than 5:00 pm, Friday 28th April

NEGS, Uralla Road, Armidale, NSW, 2350.

T +61 20 6774 8700    F +61 02 6772 7057