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 FRIDAY, 30th November 2018.



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