At Somerville House, staff members work in an active and vibrant environment, forging close-knit, collaborative working relationships. We are passionate practitioners and lifelong learners. We seek individuals who embrace the School’s Strategic Intent, and who support the open-minded and inclusive environment we are committed to maintaining. We offer all of our staff a competitive salary and benefits package.

Somerville House currently employs over 400 staff in various roles across academic and corporate support areas.

The School is located close to South Bank Parklands and is easily accessible to public transport. On-site car parking may be available, but is not guaranteed. Staff are able to access the Murray Evans Sports and Aquatic Centre facilities, Library services, Café and Tuckshop, as well as participate in events organised by the Staff Association.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value the strength diversity brings to the workplace. We have been a member of the Happy School program since 2019 and are committed to staff wellbeing and engagement.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic and collaborative team, we invite you to follow the below instructions to apply.

Applicants must provide the following information:

Please submit all applications with the above documentation by the specified closing date.

Current Vacancies

Wednesday, 08 Feb 2023

Senior Boarding Supervisor

The Senior Boarding Supervisor will play a vital role in the operations of the day-to-day duties of a Boarding House community, working alongside other supervisors to provide a safe, nurturing, friendly and harmonious environment for the Somerville House Boarders. The Somerville House Boarding staff aim to develop the necessary social...
Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023

Admissions and Communications Officer

Working as a key member of the department, the Admissions and Communications Officer will collaboratively work under The Director of Communication and Admissions and the Admissions Manager. This role is responsible for the co-ordination of the end-to-end enrolments process.  This position is a full-time, term-time position working 40 weeks of...
Friday, 03 Feb 2023

Catering Assistant

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to join a Catering Team where you can showcase your skills and abilities across a range of areas within the department? Do you have experience working as a Catering Assistant in a fast-paced environment?  Are you able to be flexible to accommodate a...
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2023

Foundation Marketing Data Specialist

The Somerville House Foundation was founded in 1984 by parents and Old Girls with a shared passion for the transformative power of education. The Foundation partners with the School deliver its strategic intent with objectives that align with the Master Plan through raising and managing funds to assist the School...
Tuesday, 24 Jan 2023


We are seeking enthusiastic, vibrant and qualified Lifeguards to assist with the day-to-day operations of the Murray Evans Sports and Aquatic Centre.  The Somerville House Sports Complex includes an Olympic size, heated outdoor swimming pool, as well as indoor sporting facilities. Lifeguards will be the first point of contact providing...