Boarding Manager – St Bede’s College


Mō mātou | About Us

St. Bede’s College is a state-integrated Catholic boys’ school that cherishes tradition while embracing modern practices. Our vision is to foster Men of Character through a blend of world-class learning, sports, arts, culture, and wellbeing programs.

The College is the South Island’s premiere Catholic boys’ boarding school, providing quality boarding school education dating back to the 1920s. Our 145 boarders come from across New Zealand and abroad and benefit from our home away from home experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the daily operations of the boarding facilities to ensure they run smoothly and efficiently.
  • Creating a safe, positive, and inclusive environment for our students, fostering a sense of community and belonging.
  • Working closely with young people, providing guidance, support, and mentorship.
  • Managing and administering all aspects of the boarding facilities.
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with students, staff, parents, and external stakeholders.


  • Previous experience working in a similar role, preferably in an educational or residential setting is ideal, but not essential.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritise effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a compassionate and empathetic approach.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and independently when required.
  • A commitment to upholding the values and Special Character of St. Bede’s College.

Working Hours and Benefits:

  • This is a permanent, salaried, full-time position.
  • Rostered hours are Monday to Friday, 1-10 pm during term time, with adjusted hours during school holidays to reflect operational needs.
  • Onsite accommodation may be available for the successful candidate.
  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.

Further detail is available in the information pack.
Boarding Manager Recruitment Information Pack

If this role sounds like it may interest you, please apply here
Seek Head of Boarding St Bede’s

Other information regarding the College can be found on our website:

Applications close on 9am on the 30 May 2024