Gap Assistant Job

Location UK, South East England, East Sussex
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care/Schools
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £11,000GPA
Job Number  102682
Created 15 July 2022


This school is a co-educational day and boarding prep school for children aged 7 to 13 which includes a nursery and pre-prep department for children aged 2 to 6. They uphold high standards of academic achievement as well as a very full range of co-curricular opportunities. It is a vibrant, busy and happy school with high expectations in all areas.

Set within 47 acres of beautiful Sussex countryside and hosting a number of outstanding facilities including an all-weather pitch, tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, nine-hole golf course and a number of well-maintained sports pitches.

The site comprises a number of impressive buildings including a modern classroom block, theatre, pre- prep and sports halls.

They are looking for a Gap Assistants to come and join their friendly and welcoming team.

The Job:

  • Help organise dormitories at the beginning of term, to include bed-making, board-backing, sign- making.
  • Ensure all dormitories are well laid out and presented.
  • Supervise wake up.
  • Supervise meals.
  • Supervise washroom and bedtimes.
  • Ensure that information is disseminated to boarders through notices at mealtimes.
  • Help oversee and arrange a programme of activities for boarders in the evenings/weekends.
  • Escort children by train at exeats and half terms.
  • Help in the laundry and dispensary when necessary.
  • Actively promote boarding and make sure it has a high profile ie photographs/noticeboards.
  • Liaise with teaching staff over academic and pastoral matters regarding individual boarders.
  • Regularly meet with Houseparent and Assistant Houseparent.
  • Undertake boarding administrative duties.

Hours: Agreed within the rota

Pay: £10,000 to £15,000GPA

Schedule: Work as part of a rota: daytime, evenings and overnight, principally at weekends

Interviews: ASAP

Start: September 2022

Responsible consultant: Kelly B E-mail

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