Residence Supervisor

Recruiter
Study Group
Location
Bellerbys College Cambridge
Salary
£21,500 per annum
Posted
05 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

JOB OVERVIEW

Study Group Cambridge, provider of Academic and English language courses, is currently looking for a Residence Supervisor for Bellerbys College accommodation to act in loco parentis and share with other members of the residence staff team the responsibility for all aspects of the pastoral care and wellbeing of the pupils in the boarding house.

Alongside providing excellent welfare and pastoral care you will contribute to the sports/social activities programme.  You must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the needs of young people, international students in particular.  You will be a key member of the residential staff team.

Essential skills: understanding of the needs of young people; effective communication, organisation and decision-making skills, along with an ability to work both independently and as part of a team.  Ideally, you will have experience of working in an education setting.

Duties will include evenings and weekends, on a shared rota basis with the other resident staff.

Working hours 37.5 per week but could suit a job share, were the appropriate candidates to apply.

Wednesday and Friday 3:30pm-11:00pm; Saturday 8:30am-11:00pm; Sunday 8:30am-4:30pm

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act in loco parentis and share with other members of the residence staff team the responsibility for all aspects of the pastoral care and wellbeing of the pupils in the boarding house
  • Understand and implement the college policies on all matters relating to the safety and welfare of all students,  responding swiftly in the case of a missing student
  • Work with, communicate and support other members of the Residence team, including completing end of shift reports and ensuring that handover is effectively carried out
  • Encourage the integration of boarders in the life of the boarding house and the wider college community
  • Respond immediately and effectively to any medical or pastoral emergency, prioritising this over other duties
  • Share in the provision for and care of sick boarders, liaising with the nurse to ensure correct care is provided
  • Work with other staff to support the induction programme of all new students
  • To act as Fire Warden in case of fire and assist in Fire Drills when required. Write up reports on action taken should the fire alarm go off at other times

EXPERIENCE

  • Enthusiasm for working with young people and understanding of their needs
  • Experience of working with young people within a boarding/school environment, ideally international students
  • Awareness of principles and practice relating to Child Protection and Safeguarding
  • Current First Aid certificate (Training to be provided)

KEY BENEFITS

  • Access to free meals whilst on shift
  • 25 days holiday
  • Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, Wellbeing centre, and much more.

ORGANISATIONAL COMPLIANCE

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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