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Resident Houseparent Job

Location Cambridge, East of England, UK
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care / Schools
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  47877
Created 27 June 2018


Resident Houseparent, Cambridge, Start ASAP

Accommodation Provided

This college offers an outstanding international pre-university educational experience to students aged 14+ from all over the world. Their approach to teaching and learning, with small class sizes and an informal atmosphere ensuring that students are treated as individuals and build great relationships with staff.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Monitor the students’ welfare and behaviour and report concerns and issues to the relevant members of the Boarding and Welfare team

  • Ensure the smooth running of the boarding house generally in accordance with the student handbook to maintain a friendly, welcoming and happy environment;

  • Ensure ill students in their rooms are cared for under the direction of the College Nurse

  • Maintain a visible presence in the boarding house when on duty

  • Help with student arrivals, student induction and departures when required


Person Specification

  • Ability to work with, care for and supervise young people

  • High levels of energy, an even temper and a sense of humour

  • Confidence to reprimand and/or report students where necessary

  • Ability and willingness to work in a multi-cultural environment

  • Willingness to work unsociable hours

  • Ability to be a team member and lead by example, to be proactive, flexible and reliable

Job number: 47877

Consultant: Laura Sandels

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