Posted on Nov 1, 2019 by Bishopstrow College
An opportunity has arisen for a male candidate to join our boarding team in January 2020 until December 2020, the position would suit a graduate or someone with experience in a similar role or working with children. We are looking for a candidate who can offer a range of skills in areas such as arts and humanities including art, drama etc. The position will be orientated to the strengths and interests of the candidate wherever possible and designed to help to foster their career progression. The role offers both a rich insight into life at a boarding school as well as opportunities to develop and learn core pastoral skills and skills in planning and delivering sports and activity sessions.
The role would suit those considering a future career in education, or working with children, or candidates with previous experience of teaching and/or caring for children. The role offers variety, and candidates should be flexible and able to deal with changes in circumstances, and be able to take initiative. Candidates should genuinely enjoy working with children, be energetic, have excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team.
Opportunities exist for those wishing to prepare for PGCE entry to gain experience assisting in the classroom under the direction of a teacher. Previous post holders have progressed to be Senior Boarding Tutors and a Houseparent within the College, or gone on to be Deputy Head of Boarding, Houseparent or to study PGCEs, and taken up careers in the sports industry.
Accommodation and all meals are provided during term time. Ideally the candidate should hold a full UK driving licence.
5 days and 2 consecutive days off per week.
Salary of £15K for a 4 term year (44 weeks) including an end of contract payment.
Application ProcessThe closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 1 st November 2019. Early applications are encouraged. Interviews will be held as soon as possible. We reserve the right to offer the post at any stage in the application process or not to offer the post.
All placements are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.
The College is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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