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QLD003 AACo Alcala

We are a family of 6, with 3 boy’s aged 10, 4 & 2 and a 8 year old girl.  Alcala Station is owned by Australian Agricultural Company we are a joint property of 2 larger AACo properties. There are no other permanent staff at Alcala, for 2 months of the year the camp from the larger AACo property are stationed at Alcala for mustering.

Apply to Karla Remfrey
Email address remfreys@gmail.com
Phone Number 07 47425921
Start Date ASAP
School Mount Isa School of the Air
Location Alcala Station is 170km NE of Cloncurry Qld

·         Senior First Aid Certificate / Asthma / Anaphylaxis / CPR
·         Working With Children Check (Blue Card, Queensland )
·         ABN
·         Insurance (we will reimburse this if you stay for the entire year)
·         Car (no beep beeps)
·         Prior teaching experience preferred
·         Have a fun loving interest in kids and their education

Station life:
It’s a very quiet place here on weekends so you need to be happy with your own company. There is always something to do and somewhere to go but ultimately it will be what you make it.
When we are mustering the kids like to get involved so it will include them for a few days here and there. You are also welcome to join in on these days.
Social life:
Social life in the bush can be limited, you may need to seek some entertainment/social life away from the property. It’s not a requirement but you are encouraged to get away on some weekends. During the cooler months we participate in campdrafts, rodeos & other events. You are welcome to come along but may need to provide your own transport.

I can supply you with more information in regards to this, but roughly $750 per week.
You will have to pay your own TAX, Superannuation and Public Liability Insurance

The schoolroom is based in the Main House it is a large L Shaped Room this includes Work Area, Craft Area, Reading Corner & On Air Area. It has plenty of resources and is always stocked with lots of goodies. Each child has their own desk and stationery and there are three computers in the schoolroom.

Our Home Tutor accommodation is a 4 Bedroom House, Lounge Area TV, 2 Toilets, 2 Bathrooms and Laundry. The Governess bedroom has a Queen Bed, Cupboard & a set of draws. Hot water system. The property has town power. The Governess does not share with anyone else (Only shares with stock camp as stated above on and off during the year). New linen is provided. You will be responsible for keeping your accommodation clean and tidy.
All meals are supplied from the main house, and our governess is welcome to eat with us on weekends, but if you chose not to, you can easily prepare something in our kitchen or at your house.
No mobile phone coverage.
No smoking in any of the buildings.
Job Description
Teacher/Home Tutor/Governess of 3 children, Jesse boy in Year 4, Brodee girl in Year 3 & Rylee boy in Prep studying via Mount Isa School Of The Air, at Alcala Station 170 km NE of Cloncurry, Qld
Responsible for the day to day running of the schoolroom, maintaining a clean and well organized schoolroom. Planning time is allocated each afternoon for the following day, this time is also useful for scanning and sending completed work back to MISOTA. Incorporating the Australian Curriculum and materials sent out from MISOTA.  Extra activities such as Art and cooking are encouraged and should be included in you planning. Communicating with MISOTA teachers and not being afraid to ask for their advice and help they do not mind at all.
We aim to have as much ‘face to face’ experience with the child/children’s class as possible and will attend as many camps, workshops, mini-schools etc.  You will be expected to supervise and support our children as necessary during these outings. 
Hours of work:
Governess Hours are 7am – 4pm Monday to Friday
Children’s school hours are 8.00am – 2:30pm Monday to Friday

Meals are provided. We all eat together week-nights and it’s up to you if you would like to eat with us on weekends you are completely welcome to, I just ask for some help in preparation with meals on weekends.

We receive mail Tuesdays and Fridays from Cloncurry.

Landline is available at main house.

Free Wireless Connection

It is preferred if you have you own transport so you can get away on weekends if you wanted to. If you are required to use your own vehicle to attend school functions, you will be reimbursed for fuel if appropriate.
When necessary to attend a school function and some social functions nearby there is room to be transported in Family vehicle.
First Aid & WWC Check
First Aid & Working With Children Check:
Governess will be required to have their Senior First Aid Certificate and a working with children's check (Blue Card)
Other Conditions
Other Conditions:
This position may include some childcare at various times.  We also prefer a commitment by a Teacher/Home Tutor/Governess to stay to the end of the school year as this continuity is better for the children.
Our governess who was with us for 4 years is happy to provide a reference.