Director of Boarding & Pastoral Care (Short-Term Summer Position)
- Deadline: Wed 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
- United Kingdom, Liphook, Hampshire
- Highfield and Brookham Schools
- Experience: 3 YEARS
- Positions: 1
- Short Term/Summer job, Residential
Details of Position
We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate individual with a thorough understanding and experience of delivering first rate pastoral care, as well as experience of managing a Boarding House or similar. The Director of Boarding & Pastoral Care will have overall responsibility for the care and experience of the students, and act as the key point of contact for parents during the course. This is a key leadership role in our Summer School. In conjunction with the Director of Studies and the Course Director, the successful candidate will play an integral part in the direction and development of the course. As such, the position may be desirable for an applicant wishing to gain further managerial experience for a future leadership role in a school.
The post holder must be available to work from 9th July to 4th August 2018. As a member of the leadership team, the Director of Boarding & Pastoral Care will also be expected to be contactable to answer queries related to planning the programme prior to the course.
For a full Job Description and an Application Form please visit our website via the link below.
Safer Recruitment: We are an I.A.P.S. co-educational Boarding and Day Pre-Prep and Prep School for 500 pupils aged 3 to 13. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants are expected to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service and the Employer Online Service regarding prohibition orders issued by the Secretary of State. Highfield and Brookham Schools are an Equal Opportunities Employer.
The successful applicant will be extremely organised, efficient and able to work in a busy, fast-paced and often challenging environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to work calmly, effectively and positively, even whilst under pressure. Applicants with Level 3 safeguarding training and experience of being a DSL are particularly encouraged to apply. Medical training, or a professional qualification in child care, social work, education, counselling or psychotherapy would also be advantageous, though not essential.
Salary and Benefits
Highfield and Brookham Schools
More Company Information
The Highfield Summer School offers overseas students aged 8-15 years a three week taster of life in a real English Country Boarding School; it’s a year at Highfield in miniature! The Summer School will provide outstanding English language tuition, academic lessons and familiarisation with an extensive range of English Boarding School sports, activities and excursions. All in all, three weeks of inspirational learning, adventure and of course great fun!
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