Senior Boarding Houseparent, Cumbria

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Dallam SchoolCumbria

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,462.00
Contract term: Permanent

Dallam Boarding is a vibrant, caring and purposeful boarding house with a busy weekend programme.  The 141 Boarders who live on site are a mixture of domestic and international students, following our GCSE, IB Diploma or A-Level programmes.  The boarding site benefits from excellent facilities and is situated in a rural location, only a short distance from the Lake District National Park and with good links to the M6 Motorway.  The successful applicant would join an experienced and diverse pastoral team to support the smooth running of the week day evenings and weekend routine, and to create an environment whereby all boarders can learn, grow and reach their fullest potential.

Boarding rota (less meal breaks): 

3 x evening shifts per week – 3.25pm to 11.00pm (mid-week)/3.25pm to 11.30pm (Fri) 

2 x breakfast shifts per week – 7.15am to 8.45am (mid-week)

Weekend shift Saturday or Sunday – 8.00am to 11.30pm

3 x overnight duties per week – 11.00pm to 7.15am (week days) or 11.30pm to 8.00am (weekends)

Accommodation is provided and all meals are provided whilst on shift.

Applications are welcome from teachers or non-teachers 

One male and one female required due to the nature of the role

Permanent position

NJC Salary Scale 5 point 14 (£22,462 per annum FTE) term time plus 3 weeks

Key Requirements:

• Integrity, enthusiasm, sense of humour, empathy and flexibility.

• Ability to conduct a variety of duties to include morning wake up, roll call, general house support, trips and excursions etc.

• A full clean driving license is essential and a first aid certificate is advantageous.

• The ability to drive a minibus or learn to drive a minibus is essential.

Dallam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Interested applicants should either contact Miss Amy Noon, Assistant School Business Manager on 015395 65168 or visit the school website for further details and an application form.

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 15th November 2019

Interviews:                                 W/C 18th November 2019

More about Dallam School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7DD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 15395 65165
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