Membership QLD104 Cheri
First Name Ben & Cheri
Email address email@example.com
Phone Number 07 47453470
Start Date ASAP FOR 4 TERM 2011 & OR NEXT YEAR
State and Distance QLD – 230km to Cloncurry, 280km to Julia Creek,
from the Nearest 170km to Normanton, 30km to the Burke & Wills
What School are you MT.ISA SCHOOL OF THE AIR
My Family : My Family:
My husband and I manage ‘Cowan Downs
Station’. Cowan is 176,000acres & runs approx.
8,000 head. We have 2 gorgeous boys; Hudson
who’s 7 & currently in year 1 & Frederick who’s 4.
Our boys are happy, healthy bush kids who love
sports, books, animals, fishing, movies & games.
We have contractors & casual workers in at
different times throughout the year. We also travel
throughout the year to compete in campdrafts.
More information on To Be Discussed. ( Depending on experience etc)
Parents Page about
(Not an In Home Care Position.)
Schoolroom: We have a fantastic air conditioned schoolroom with
plenty of space. A desk each as well as extra-large
table for art & craft. Internet & phone access in
schoolroom. Plenty of art & craft supplies.
Accommodation: The governess' room is a nice, private, newly
renovated, furnished, air-conditioned room off the
main kitchen which is separated by a breezeway
from our house. There’s TV & a newly renovated
separate bathroom. The governess will only have
to share use of the bathroom occasionally when
Bed linen is supplied but the supply of one’s own
would be welcome, if preferred. The property has
town power but no mobile phone reception.
Laundry is shared with the family.
Job Description: This position requires the Governess to work
unsupervised to manage the day to day running of
the schoolroom, from setting each day’s work, to
keeping up to date and organising sports activities.
School hours, routine & timetable are at the
discretion of the governess.
Cleaning of the schoolroom is shared with the kids
but the main cleanliness & tidiness is the governess'
responsibility. School holidays may see the
Governess organising some activities such as
cooking, art, walks, movies, board games etc.
should mustering be in progress.
On some afternoons there may be a need for after
school supervision for the children if Mum is out
helping in the paddock... We want someone who is
keen on positive reinforcement, rewards good work
instantly, a positive someone who is energetic,
wanting to travel to the drafts, flexible with days
away, loves to teach & be a part of a family & who
simply enjoys bush life. We are a happy family who
love campdrafting & living in the bush.
Expectations and Expectation and Requirements:
Requirements: Working With Children Check (can be
arranged upon employment)
Own car is essential.
Senior First Aid Certificate or willing to get
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We would prefer someone with distance education
experience or understanding. Someone who has
teaching experience or is thinking of becoming a
teacher’ would be desirable. All applicants will be
I would like to This is the first time we will be employing a
provide one or more governess.
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