Senior House Parent (Night)
CATS College London is a co-educational independent day and boarding school serving international students aged 14+. The College specialises in preparing students for pre-university exams, including I/GCSEs, A Levels and the University Foundation Programme (UFP). In addition, the College delivers NCUK's International Year 1, allowing students to progress directly into the second year at University. There are approximately two hundred students on roll, class size average is nine, and students take part in an extensive range of extra-curricular activities including leadership awards and national/international competitions. The College is a member of the Independent Schools Association (ISA) and inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). It is located in Bloomsbury Square at the heart of London and counts among its neighbours some of the world’s greatest centres of education, art, fashion and finance.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and experiencing Senior House Parent to work in our Boarding House of 139 beds. Please note the following and download the Job Description below.
- As part of the House Parent team you will provide a safe, caring boarding environment that enriches the lives of the students in the care of the College.
- CATS College manages and supports students ages 14 to 24 and the House Parent team provides the support and care required by all students.
- You will have a good understanding of National Minimum Standards in Boarding and the College’s duty of statutory care obligations for the compulsory school age and under 18 student groups.
- At present we accommodate mainly under 18 students at Premier House but this may change depending on the intake of students in any particular year.
- Under the guidance of boarding management, you will implement procedures in the boarding house and proactively evaluate and improve standards of welfare support for students.
- You will lead by example and be part of any duty rota of jobs or tasks during the shift.
- You will attend weekly/ fortnightly pastoral/reporting meetings with the House Leader and the Head of Welfare and Boarding
Employees of the College have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. As such, appointment is subject to satisfactory references, enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and, where applicable, any international equivalent. The College is a member of the Independent Schools Association (ISA) and inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI).
Applications completed on the downloadable form must be returned to the Assistant Principal for Pastoral and Welfare before 12noon on Friday 16th November. If you submit your application sooner, we may contact you before the deadline date.