Boarding House Tutor (Non-Teaching) – Residential
Location: Thorpe Underwood
Salary: £16,000 plus accommodation
Required as soon as possible
Our client is an Independent Foundation of four co-educational schools. Located in North Yorkshire between the towns of York and Harrogate, they offer outstanding facilities and motivated students who join them with a broad range of academic, social and cultural backgrounds. They pride themselves on being a happy community where students can grow to reach their full potential, both academically and socially. To meet the needs of their students they offer a wide choice of qualifications, a supportive environment and an exciting programme of extra–curricular opportunities, which are underpinned by high quality teaching and learning. The school actively promotes the professional development of its staff through induction, CPD and career development opportunities.
About the Boarding House Tutor role:
They are now seeking a vibrant and forward-thinking Boarding House Tutor with a passion for the pastoral care of Boarders to join their Boarding team. This is a demanding role, which can be emotionally draining at times with long hours, which, by the very nature of the role, must be flexible. You will need resilience, mental fortitude and a passion for pastoral care to succeed in this key role, which is both rewarding and fulfilling.
Boarding roles are all non-teaching roles. This is deliberate as the boarding team are considered professionals in their own right. Boarding at Queen Ethelburga’s is a team approach, dedicated to the pastoral care of all its students.
The successful candidate should have knowledge of the statement of national minimum standards for boarding schools (NMS) and have relevant experience of working with young people between the ages of 6 and 18.
Requirements of the Boarding House Tutor:
- Experience of working in a boarding school
- Excellent organisational skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- A good general level of education
- Knowledge of the statement of national minimum standards for boarding schools (NMS) and OFSTED/ISI Inspection criteria would be advantageous
- Positive and sympathetic approach to children
- Ability to work as part of a large team
As a thriving boarding foundation, they have seen their numbers grow year on year, making them one of the largest boarding communities in the country. Their facilities are enhanced annually to help ensure that they have everything needed to allow their young people ‘to be the best they can with the gifts that they have’ (their Hill Standard).
Please note that this is a non-teaching position and whilst applications from teaching candidates are welcomed they cannot offer a teaching timetable.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Please note that the accommodation provided is only suitable for a single person, they do not have accommodation suitable for a family or pets.
They would like to thank you in advance for your interest in them. However, due to the high volume of applications that they attract it will not be possible to respond to every application that they receive. If you have not heard from them within two to three weeks of the closing date, please assume that, unfortunately, on this occasion you have not been successful, and they wish you every success for the future.
If you feel that you meet the above criteria of the Boarding House Tutor role then please apply now!