Boarding Houseparent

Recruiter
Connaught Resourcing Ltd (education)
Location
Oxford
Salary
£16000 - £20000/annum accommodation
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Boarding House Parent - Independent School, Oxford

Location: Oxford

Job Start: Flexible or ASAP

Timetable: Full Time

Contract: Permanent

Accommodation, meals, training and salary are provided.

Our client, an independent boarding school in Oxfordshire, is looking for suitable House Parents to join their successful and thriving school.

The school is an established day and boarding school which is part of a wider group of independent schools. The college caters for local day students and full time international boarders. The college has been graded outstanding at inspection showing particular strength for boarding care and academic achievement.

Currently, the college require a House Parent to support their boarders. The college require one House Parent to start ASAP and this could be an entry level position or a senior role overseeing a team of existing House Parents. In April 2017 the college opened a brand new boarding facility and are looking for graduates to take on pastoral responsibility for the 120 new students who have joined the college.

This post would suit someone who is articulate, professionally minded and caring. The school will provide free full time on site accommodation, free on duty meals and pastoral training.

The candidates need to have

* Well-developed emotional intelligence and a mature, responsible, patient and resilient attitude to life and work;
* A commitment to promoting safeguarding of children and to continued professional development in this respect;
* The ability to work as a member of a team with a commitment to high standards of pastoral care;
* An ability to be firm while doing so in a friendly, engaging and respectful manner;
* Very well developed communication skills, both in person and in writing;
* Good, reliable and balanced judgement;
* The ability to handle pressure where necessary;
* A sense of humour.

There will be two resident Houseparents, each with their own two-bedroom flat on the ground floor of the house.

Salary is based on experience - up to £20kpa + pension scheme + accommodation.

If you do have the relevant requirements and would like to be considered for this opportunity please send through your CV, or call Livia at Connaught for more information.

Connaught Education - The Independent Schools Specialist

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures