Employment at NEGS

NEGS invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced applicants for the following positions.

House Mother / Duty Staff

full time and casual positions (from Term 1, 2019)

NEGS has a strong boarding community with students predominantly from regional communities. We are seeking a mature aged, warm, reliable and energetic House Mother/Duty Staff member to contribute actively to our students physical, spiritual and pastoral care.

  • The position will report to the Director of Boarding.
  • Accommodation and meals will be provided for the successful applicant when on shift and when overnight stays are required.
  • Applicants must be available and willing to work weekends and/or weeknights on a rostered basis.

To apply for the position a letter of application and curriculum vitae should be forwarded to: donna.garrad@negs.nsw.edu.au


Applications close 3:00pm TUESDAY, 15th January 2019.



The role of House Mother includes the following:

  • The general day-to-day running of the boarding house while on shift, including pastoral care of boarders.
  • Submitting catering numbers to the Dining Hall as and when required.
  • Upholding NEGS boarding discipline procedures.
  • Being available on call as required.
  • Working on a roster system as determined by the Director of Boarding.
  • Coordinating House activities in consultation with the Director of Boarding and Head of House.
  • Liaising with the Health Centre as required.
  • Conducting administrative functions as delegated by the Director of Boarding and Head of House, which may include end of term travel arrangements, pupil recovery, communicating with parents.
  • Participating in team meetings as required.
  • Conducting offsite transport for boarders including sport and town visits.



  • Maintaining an effective working relationship with the Director of Boarding and Head of House.
  • Maintaining an effective respectful relationship with girls in the House.
  • Carry out duties and tasks as directed by the Director of Boarding and Head of House.
  • Adherence to the discipline policy.



The roster will be on a weekly basis and include Monday 3pm – Friday 8.30am, including every second Sunday night within a school term.



  • Hold a current WWCC number
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate
  • Hold current Anaphylaxis and Asthma certification
  • Be working towards or have achieved a Tertiary qualification
  • Experience in a boarding house – desirable.
  • Experience in working with teenagers – desirable
  • Hold a current Driver’s Licence

NEGS Junior School  invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced applicants for the following position.

Primary School Teacher

Year 3 Classroom Teacher / 6 months position starting January, Term 1 2019 

Due to increased student numbers NEGS Junior School are seeking applications for a Stage 2 Primary School Teacher. 

  • Outstanding teaching environment
  • Excellent opportunities for development

About the School

  • Elite independent school (T-12)
  • Vibrant school community
  • Reputation of excellence in education

About the Role

  • Year 3 Classroom Teacher
  • 6 months Position, starting January, Term 1 2019  

The suitable applicants must have:

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated teacher keen to contribute within an engaging community 
  • Current NESA Accreditation & WWCC


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

Mr Andrew Travers
Head of NEGS Junior School
Uralla Road, ARMIDALE  NSW  2350

E: andrew.travers@negs.nsw.edu.au  |  P: 02 6774 8700

Applications close Sunday 6th January 2019


Job Description

NEGS Junior School Teacher

The Junior School teacher provides the best possible education for the students within their classroom and contributes to the pastoral care and co-curricular programs of NEGS.


Responsible to – Head of Junior School


Main Tasks

Teaching Practice

The role of the teacher includes the following responsibilities:

  • Work proactively within a collaborative teaching team
  • Prepare and present an outcomes focused curriculum based on the NSW Syllabus documents – Complete differentiated weekly programming planner with teaching team, including evaluative comments.
  • Use Information and Communication Technologies to present engaging and challenging learning experiences
  • Plan and present learning experiences that are student centred and outcomes focussed.
  • Closely monitor student progress in each subject area and maintain up-to-date student records on each student’s learning
  • Communicate student progress to parents through weekly work samples or assessments, students’ books and assessment and reflection folders each term, interviews and formal semester reports
  • Facilitate appropriate individualised remediation and extension activities as required.


Pastoral Care

All staff have pastoral responsibilities within the School, whether as classroom teachers, educational development teachers or specialists teachers.

The key tasks of each teacher include:

– Knowing each student as:-

  • an individual (e.g. medical history and problems, likes/dislikes and interests)
  • a member of his family
  • a member of the School (academic ability and progress, involvement in games, co-curricular activities)

– Develop an open relationship based on mutual trust with the students

– Monitor each student’s academic progress

– Monitor student’s behaviour development and being aware of any circumstances which lead to poor or erratic behaviour

– Monitor each student’s attendance patterns and report matters of concern to the Head of Junior School

– Develop and maintain open lines of communication with parents

– Attend and participate in Staff Meetings, Assemblies and Chapel

– Attend school-organised activities relevant to your class Co-curricular program

– Coach sporting teams and/or contribute to the School’s co-curricular program

– Take an active role in the co-curricular program as appropriate to your full-time equivalence

– Ensure all activities are pursued in a manner consistent with the School’s values

– Encourage students to be active participants in the co-curricular program offered

– Ensure adequate levels of supervision and standards of behaviour during activities

– Participate in the development and evaluation of curriculum, programs and resources for the implementation of the curriculum Service and Teamwork

– Ensure all students and parents are provided with a quality service in a timely, efficient and friendly manner.

– Maintain professional confidentiality concerning information about staff and/or students.



  • Ability to build trusting relationships with students, parents, peers and other staff
  • Develop and deliver engaging lessons that stimulate and educate students
  • Competent technology skills relevant to the teaching areas
  • Excellent manner in dealing with staff, students, parents and general public
  • Ability to work as part of a small team and independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Punctual and flexible
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to show initiative and to be proactive
  • Ability to represent the School at a professional level