Boarding Team Lead

Recruiter
CAMBRIDGE ARTS & SCIENCES LIMITED
Location
Canterbury, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Sep 2019
Closes
06 Sep 2019
Ref
1229374428
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ABOUT CATS College CANTERBURY

CATS College offers an outstanding international pre-university educational experience to students aged 14+ from all over the world. CATS students live and work in the beautiful Victorian CATS Canterbury campus, studying for GCSEs, A levels and University Foundation Programmes, and preparing for admission to universities across the country and elsewhere. We pride ourselves on our approach to teaching and learning, with small class sizes and an informal atmosphere ensuring that students are treated as individuals and build great relationships with staff.

OVERVIEW OF THE JOB

You will be a senior member of boarding staff within the shift, committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of our International boarding students. You will assist them in their daily lives and act as first point of contact for boarding matters in your house when on duty.

REPORTS TO

You will be directly responsible to the Head of Boarding. You will work within the framework set by and under the general direction of the Principal.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB

As a member of the boarding team, you should carry out your role to support the needs of the students you work with and the College in general. In as much, you will:

In general:

• Ensure the smooth running of the boarding houses generally, in accordance with the Student Handbook and College policies to maintain a friendly, welcoming and happy environment.

• Co-ordinate a crisis management plan while on duty, informing relevant emergency services and senior leaders of events and documenting thoroughly.

• Monitor student exeats and assist the Exeat and Attendance Officer with the approval of student exeats as set out within the College policy.

• Attend termly induction and boarding meetings.

• During the period of Summer School, undertake duties as directed by Head of Boarding, in particular be the point of contact for School Of English/Stafford House Study Holidays summer managers

• Monitor student welfare and behaviour and report any problems in the residence to the Head of Boarding and report more serious problems to the Principal.

• Report student illness promptly to the Health centre in the mornings. If emergency attention is required, to use the emergency number or call an ambulance.

• To ensure all team members help the domestic team with maintaining general cleanliness and tidiness in the Boarding Houses.
  • Report any maintenance issues through the College system.


• Assist with laundry requirements of the students as directed.

• Issue keys/cards as each Boarding House requires.

• Ensure a visible presence in the Boarding Houses at all times when on duty.

• Ensure curfew times are kept; filling in associated paperwork as requested and reporting issues of lateness.

• Ensure and oversee all student induction and departures.

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