Assistant Head (Pastoral), Switzerland

Closing date:

Collège Alpin Beau Soleil SASwitzerland

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

Job Reference : 003381
Location : Collège Beau Soleil, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland
Closing Date : 06/12/2017
Department : Management
Hours Per week : Not Specified

College Alpin Beau Soleil is a world renowned boarding school located in the heart of the Swiss Alps. We welcome students from around the world, offering them the chance to follow either an international or French curriculum pathway.  

We are looking to appoint an exceptional pastoral leader to join our team as Assistant Head (Pastoral).  This is a new post, which will involve taking a leading role in ensuring and enhancing the pastoral care and well-being of our students. Working closely with the pastoral and academic leadership teams, your vision, passion and dedication to quality will ensure that we deliver the ‘Home from Home boarding environment’ that we promise to our students and their families. You will be a passionate, articulate and dynamic advocate of our boarding provision to internal and external stakeholders.

Our new Assistant Head will need to demonstrate dedication, passion and ambition.  You will act as a role model to staff and students, embodying the school’s values in your daily work. As a member of the school’s Senior Leadership Team, you will gain valuable experience of whole school management, strategic planning and implementation, extracurricular provision and broader operational awareness. This post is designed to provide an excellent platform from which to move on to a Deputy Head role.

In addition to being highly successful in its own right, College Alpin Beau Soleil is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of premium international schools. This means you’ll be joining an international team in which thoughts and ideas are shared around the globe as we strive to make our schools the very best in the world. You will have the security and opportunities that come from being part of a high quality global organisation dedicated to education and professional development.

In return for your passion to deliver the highest quality all-round boarding education you will enjoy a competitive salary, and places in the school for your children. You will also have the opportunity to live and work in the stunningly beautiful Swiss Alpine ski resort of Villars-sur-Ollon.

Here at College Alpin Beau Soleil, we are a close knit team who are proud of our school and boarding community. We educate 240 young people of more than 50 nationalities, preparing them for their future as global citizens. If you’d like to be a part of our on-going success, please get in touch; we’d love to hear from you.

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Applications should be made via the Nord Anglia Education recruitment website at  and should contain a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees.  Any offer of appointment will be subject to medical and DBS clearance.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 6 December. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Successful short listed candidates will be contacted straight away with initial discussions conducted remotely by telephone or Skype. A second round of interviews will take place soon afterwards at the school.

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More about Collège Alpin Beau Soleil SA
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Route du Village 1, 1884 Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland
Telephone: +41 24 496 26 26
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Collège Alpin Beau Soleil is one of the oldest private schools in Switzerland and provides its students with a comprehensive education  in order to develop critical awareness and an appreciation of personal effort and self-discipline.