Assistant Housemaster/Mistress, Cannock

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Chase Grammar SchoolCannock

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

  Assistant Housemaster (Residential)

This is a residential role and an apartment will be provided within the Boarding House. 

The main responsibility of the Assistant Housemaster is to assist the in the daily care and supervision of boarders, helping to supervise and monitor their daily well-being and academic progress, as well as encouraging a developing maturity in each boarder commensurate with their age. Staff are expected to get to know boarders individually and to care for them appropriately. This role requires a basic understanding of child/teenage development, a degree of patience, tolerance and understanding, as well as a commitment to discipline where necessary, in accordance with the rules and protocols of the school. Staff are assigned groups of students for whom they have particular responsibility. They will monitor these students, acting as 'parents' during disciplinary interventions, welfare and academic matters as well as write pastoral reports at the end of term or at other appropriate times.

It will also be expected that the Assistant Housemaster will teach (approximately half a timetable) of an academic subject, up to A Level and assume the responsibilities of a part time member of an Academic Faculty.

Chase Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to satisfy an enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service and must attend and comply with all Safeguarding Training and the School’s Safeguarding Policy.

To apply, candidates must complete the school’s Application form and Pre-Employment Medical form and send it, together with a letter of application addressed to Dr P Silverwood, the School Principal, to to arrive no later than Monday, 20 November 2017.

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More about Chase Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Convent Close, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 0UR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 154 3501800
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Chase Grammar School is an independent school in the heart of Cannock, close to the beautiful Staffordshire countryside of Cannock Chase. Buildings are largely modern and well designed, including a sizeable Sports Hall. There are 27 acres of playing ...