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Residential Graduate Assistant Job

Location York, Yorkshire and the Humber, UK
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care / Schools
Job Type Temporary vacancy
Salary Negotiable
Job Number  55120
Created 17 October 2019

Greycoat Lumleys are seeking a temporary Residential Graduate Assistant for a prestigious girls school in York to start in October until December 2019.


The main role of the Residential Graduate Assistant is to deliver outstanding pastoral care for the girls in the school. You will help provide a relaxed, warm and caring environment which the girls are happy to call home. You will have a great support network of the Housemistress and Director of Boarding to assist you whenever you require help and guidance.


This role would really suit someone looking to gain experience of working with children and or someone who is wanting to purse a PGCE qualification.


Duties include:

  • Support the Housemistress in day to day runnings of the boarding house

  • Take an interest in the girls concerns and helping to resolve any issues that they are worried about

  • Ensuring the girls are in bed and at breakfast on time, checking their uniform, ensuring bedroomed and workrooms are kept in a good state of tidiness

  • Assist in the organization and delivery of weekend and special house activities and events

  • Assisting with laundry procedures

  • Maintaining boarding house routine

  • Liaising with Health and Wellbeing Centre to ensure appropriate care is given to girls who are ill

  • Keeping a log of the girls’ pocket money

  • Assisting with general duties around the school e.g tuck shop, dining room duties etc.

  • Promoting good behavior and respect amongst the girls

  • Coordinating activity programmes or trips

  • Helping with the Sports Department which may include lesson planning, coaching and umpiring at fixtures


Start: October 2019

Hours: Full-time

Accommodation: Provided

Rate of Pay: £15,000 pro rata

Job Number: 55120

Responsible Consultant: Katie – katie@greycoatlumleys.co.uk


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