Fixed Term Boarding Gap Assistant, East Sussex

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Roedean Moira HouseEast Sussex
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Remuneration to be discussed at Interview
Contract term: Fixed Term

Moira House is an independent day and boarding Girls School, based on the South Downs in Eastbourne. We are a through school with pupils ranging from 0-18 years. Moira House Girls School is a member of the Roedean Group of Schools.

We are seeking a positive and enthusiastic Gap Assistant to join our boarding team. The successful candidate should have good communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team and motivate others. Resilience, a caring attitude and common sense are key attributes for this position. Applicants must have a good level of general education and a willingness to support our boarders of all ages (Year 5 to Year 13) pastorally and educationally.

The position is residential; accommodation and meals are provided. You will play an important part in the day to day running of the boarding house;running or assisting with in-house activities. Weekends are busy and Boarding Gaps are expected to accompany the boarders on trips and excursions. This role includes some hours helping in other departments around the school.

This position is ideal for someone who is considering a career in education or caring for children. 

Please feel free to contact Mrs Jo Talkington (Head of Boarding &Welfare) if you would like an informal discussion about the suitability of this role for you. 

The school is committed to safeguarding  and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The person appointed must be willing to undertake a full induction programme including training and all regulatory checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure or will hold a subscription to the update service. 

The post holder's duties must at all times be carried out in compliance with the School's equal opportunities and race equality policy and other policies designed to protect employees or service users from harassment.

For an Application Form and additional information, please visit our website:

Completed application forms must be returned to or posted to Moira House Girls School, Upper Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, BN20 7TE for the attention of the HR Department. 

Interviews will commence upon receipt of suitable applications.

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More about Roedean Moira House
Address: Upper Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 7TE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1323 644 144