School House, the state boarding residence within Ashby School, is seeking to appoint a part-time Houseparent to assist the team in the pastoral supervision of boys in residence.
School House is part of the large, sucessful and over-subscribed Ashby School situated in the market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire. It is a fee paying residence providing accommodation for boys between the ages of 11 and 19. The provision has been classified as Outstanding at the last six Ofsted inspections and demand for places is high. Boys attending are chosen by interview, not purely on their academic ability, and come from a wide range of cultures and countries as well as the UK.
A sporting background, experience of residential care with young people, TEFL or a teaching qualification would be advantageous. More importantly candidates must provide evidence of a real interest in and significant experience of working professionally with young people.
The contract, which is term time only, is initially for a period of one year leading to a permanent position subject to a successful end of year review. Hours of work are two full days and nights with sleepover duty per week, from 9.00am on Sunday morning until 10.00am Tuesday.
Application information and further details available on the school website www.ashbyschool.org.uk
Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 1 October at 12 noon.
Ashby School and School House are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service and pre-employment checks.