Boarding House Parent (Live In)

Boarding House Parent (Live In)

  • Support Staff
  • Victoria
  • $27.88 and Residence accomodation CAD / Hour

Boarding House Parent (Live In)
Internal/External Posting

Posting Date:  July 4, 2024
Closing Date:  July 17, 2024
Posting # 2024063

40 hours Bi-weekly Day Shifts (shifts vary – Weekdays 11:00 pm to 9:00 am, Weekends 5:00 pm to 9:00 am).

80 hours Bi-weekly Night Shifts (8-hour shifts) in exchange for Residence accommodation.

Beginning August 27, 2024, to June 14, 2025

Wage per hour Day Shift $27.88 per hour, 80 hours bi-weekly Night Shift in exchange for Residence.

This is a bargaining unit position, in the Professional Employees Association.

All candidates must be legally able to work in Canada.

The live-in Boarding Parent receives housing in lieu of compensation for working eighty (80) Night Shift hours bi-weekly for twenty-two (22) pay periods for the duration of temporary contract.  Primary residence apartment in boarding house includes 1 (or 2) bedroom apartment, with a separate entrance, with utilities and meals provided during working hours (taxable benefit).

The Residence Houses and Dining Hall are operational from September to the end of the school year and close for Christmas Break and Spring Break.

Able to compete for any future assignments, up to a 0.50 FTE (full-time equivalent) in other bargaining unit work (in a manner that complies with the Collective Agreement), in addition to the regular Boarding Parent duties.

St. Margaret’s School (SMS) is Western Canada’s only girl-centered, independent day and boarding school located in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on the unceded traditional territories of the Esquimalt Nations, Songhees Nations, and W̱SÁNEĆ Nations. Founded in 1908, SMS is an international centre for girl-centered learning and leadership development, providing empowering education for girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 (boarding grades 7–12). St. Margaret’s School is an International Baccalaureate (IB) School offering the Diploma Program.

St. Margaret’s School is seeking dedicated and caring individuals who are passionate about empowering girls. They will attend to the well-being of our boarding students, providing a supportive, nurturing, and inclusive environment.

Boarding House Parents engage boarding students in activities both academic and personal and ensure individual needs, strengths and talents are developed. They provide support for students and have empathy for the social and emotional issues adolescents may face in a boarding school setting. 

Boarding House Parents work closely and collaborates with the Director of Boarding, Health Care Providers, Programs Coordinator, parents, and other boarding staff members to ensure continuity of care and support for students.  Each of our boarding houses is home to approximately 30 students, ages 12 to 18. St. Margaret’s Boarding is home to students from many countries.

Join Our Team at St. Margaret’s School!

We look forward to welcoming talented individuals who share our commitment to excellence in all girls’ education and student development. If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Thank you for considering St. Margaret’s School as your next career destination!

To view and apply for available positions at SMS, please visit our careers page.

To submit a general application, please email your resume and a cover letter (no phone calls, please) to Human Resources at [email protected].

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