Summer House Parent

  • United Kingdom: Oxford.

Job Summary

The Summer House Parent is responsible for the welfare of older teenage students in St Clares residential houses during the summer. As a representative of the college and member of the summer welfare team, it is essential that you make the right first impression on the students arrival and make sure they settle in and are comfortable in your house. Success will depend on building a positive relationship with the students and delivering a high level of duty of

Details of Position

1. Checking online house lists/ individual pigeon-hole in staff room/email each day for any important information or communication.

2. Collecting or checking student lists on Stc portal each week paying special attention to last minute updates before students arrival on Sundays. Paying special attention to medical conditions or special requests and needs.

3. Management of house information and systems by ensuring that the student noticeboard is kept up-to-date; signing in/out procedures are adhered to; regulating visitor times; issuing keys and collecting mobile phone numbers from each new student in the house; maintaining non-smoking or alcohol policy; keeping fire exits free and making students aware of exit points, alarms, and fire-fighting appliances; testing fire points and other checks weekly; and maintaining log book.

4. Being present and on duty' in the house or visible around the Teenage Campus from 20:30-23:30. Planning and organising social activities some evenings for the students in the house creating a community spirit.

5. Monitoring students in the evenings via messages or WhatsApp being aware of their whereabouts after classes if they are not involved in organized college activities or excursions.

6. Supporting Summer Deans with curfew patrols outside your house, controlling noise levels and monitoring behaviour. Checking student rooms each night, ensuring that all students are in by the curfew time (23:00), and informing Summer Deans of any unaccountable absences or late returns.

7. Remaining in the house premises after curfew, sleeping in residence dealing with any unexpected emergencies that may occur in the house during the night.

8. Checking student bedrooms in the morning before classes and notifying Summer Deans of any illness or absences not leaving college before 09:30 each morning.

9. Liaising with the College Nurses and/or Summer Deans dents in cases of student illness; being aware of any student in the house with an existing medical condition e.g. asthma or allergies, or on medication.

10. Making doctor appointments or arranging hospital visits if illness occurs outside college surgery hours (consulting 111 if advice is needed).

11. Maintaining discipline in the house and monitoring common areas when on duty, liaising with the Summer Deans and the Operations Director on all serious offences.

12. Liaising closely with Housekeeping manager and Maintenance Foreman regarding any cleaning or maintenance issues in the house.

Appointments will be made for a varying number of weeks within the summer course dates, Sunday 26 June to Saturday 13 August 2022

Salary and Benefits

Weekly salary £266 (plus an additional £32.10 of incremental compensatory holiday pay)

Accommodation is provided as residency is contractually required and employees are entitled to three meals a day when students are on site.

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