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House Manager (Boarding) - Full-time

Earlscliffe , Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-6138-42S
  • Posted:23/06/2020
  • Pay:Negotiable
  • Start Date:last week in August 2020
  • App Close Date:15/07/2020 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Job Description

 

House Manager

 

Earlscliffe is an international boarding sixth form school delivering A-level courses in Folkestone, Kent, only 50 mins from central London by train.

House Manager

As a House Manager you will be responsible for the welfare of the students. It involves oversight of all aspects of the academic and personal life of each student within the House and, as a result, the House Manager is the focal point for all communication about the students in the House with teachers and parents. You will need to be highly attentive and well-organised in your approach to all welfare and pastoral issues as well as enthusiastic, sympathetic and flexible.

Desirable qualities: highly motivated, energetic, organised, caring with a genuine interest in our students’ lives and a spirit of internationalism. We are proud of our commitment to the ongoing professional development of our boarding staff to meet and exceed role requirements and offer, indeed require, regular training.

Working hours are after 4.30pm until 9am Monday-Friday and according to rota at weekends.

Term-time only except for shared half-term week duties.

Start date: End of August 2020.

This position would suit an individual or a couple – we also have a vacancy for an Extra-Curricular Activities organiser, arranging and overseeing Social, Cultural and Sporting activites. (If applying as a couple, please apply to each vacancy separately but mention your partner within your application please)

This is position is residential and a furnished staff flat, with all rates and utilities paid, and term-time meals provided in our lovely dining hall.

Earlscliffe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo full child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job Type: Full-time

We would be delighted to receive your application consisting of an introductory letter and the completed application form please.  The application form is your opportunity to sell yourself so please provide a full description of your experience to date.  Please explain any gaps in your employment history.  Applications consisting of just a CV may not be considered. 

Information about the school

Earlscliffe was founded as an independent, day and boarding, sixth form college in 2012 and has recently joined the Dukes Education group of elite educational establishments.

Earlscliffe is fully co-educational, educating boys and girls from 15-19yrs and currently all of our students, except one day boarder, are full boarding and are accommodated within our five residences.

There are currently 115 students from over 30 nationalities in the school. There are approximately 25 teaching staff (p/t and f/t) and about 60 employees in total. We also operate Easter and Summer School courses throughout the vacation periods. We offer a gold standard A-level programme in traditional subjects providing the best academic preparation for entry in to the world's most competitive universities. Earlscliffe offers a personalised education like no other college of its kind, drawing on the traditions and methods of Oxbridge colleges, top public schools, Ivy League universities and innovative best practice.

Since its opening in 2012, Earlscliffe has gone from strength to strength, having achieved ‘The Telegraph’ national ranking of No. 38 out of 4,303 schools teaching A-level. Visit www.earlscliffe.co.uk for more information.

We would be delighted to receive your application consisting of an introductory letter and the completed application form please. The application form is your opportunity to sell yourself so please provide a full description of your experience to date. Please explain any gaps in your employment history.

Applications consisting of just a CV may not be considered.

We have added a closing date to our vacancy but we do reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date to secure a candidate if necessary. You are advised to submit your application early to ensure your application is included in our shortlisting process.

Earlscliffe is committed to the safeguarding of our students. All staff undergo an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service as well as the Barred List prior to appointment. Any offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory DBS result, health check and of course, references, one of which must be from your current or most recent employer.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.