Job Description

We are seeking to appoint several Graduate Boarding Tutors to help run one of our vibrant and flourishing Boarding Houses. These are temporary posts available from 1st of September 2024 until the 4th of July 2025.

The Graduate Boarding Tutors are answerable to the Headmistress via the Housemistress, The Deputy Director of Boarding, the Director of Boarding and the Director of Pastoral Care.

  • It is their duty to work with the House Team, in assisting with the development (personal, moral, spiritual and intellectual) of each girl in the House.
  • They must be a role model which girls can respect and be able to create a secure, stable and caring environment

The role of a Graduate Boarding Tutor

Each Graduate Boarding Tutor is attached to one of our Boarding Houses and is a vital part of the House Staff Team along with the Housemistress and Deputy Housemistress. This allows for strong relationships to be formed with the boarders under their care which enables them to flourish, intellectually, emotionally, and physically.

Key Responsibilities

Aiding the well-being, safety, discipline and pastoral care of the girls in the House and maintaining confidentiality as appropriate and confiding such matters only to the Housemistress, Deputy Director of Boarding, Director of Boarding or The Director of Pastoral Care.

Being aware of the implications of the National Minimum Standards for Boarding for welfare and pastoral care in the House.

To work with the Housemistress and Deputy Housemistress in overseeing the health, safety, wellbeing, and pastoral care of the girls in the House, including completing daily logs.

To be aware of, and respond to, the special needs of individual boarders, including those from different cultural backgrounds or with specific mental health needs, and to be aware of the changing needs of all girls as they develop.

Being fully versed in, and compliant with, all the School’s Child Protection procedures.

Supporting the new girl Induction Programme and to ensure that the settling in process is a happy one and problems resolved as soon as possible.

Knowing and treating each pupil/student as an individual and encouraging self-discipline and a sense of responsibility.

Being aware of the academic strengths and weaknesses of the girls through a House Tutorial programme; to liaise with Housemistress, Form Tutors and Year Co-ordinators to ensure effective academic progress.

Supporting and running activities in the full and varied extra-curricular programme that is available and to ensure girls are appropriately occupied.

Ensuring that individual needs, strengths and weaknesses of each girl are identified and known by staff as needed, so that individual opportunities, talents and potential are developed and maximised.

Keeping suitable records of girls’ progress, welfare, emotional problems, achievements and misconduct.

Helping to create a calm, quiet and tidy living and working environment.

Helping to supervise efficiently the day-to-day routines of normal boarding school life, including House daytime duties, meals, preps, laundry, bedtimes and with any emergency that may arise.

Helping the Housemistress to supervise the extra-curricular life of the girls to ensure that they are able to discharge their academic and other obligations efficiently, and find interest and stimulus appropriate to their age and development.

Being available at certain times (to be specified) to accompany girls on hospital appointments during the day if necessary.

Ensuring the smooth running of the House by continuing with the standards of discipline, dress, behaviour and day-to-day routine, as decided by the Housemistress.

Attending general House Team meetings, daily break, and school functions as required.

Helping to maintain good relations and communications with all parents.

Assisting with the School Duties and after-School activities.

Being in residence at least 24 hours before the beginning of each term and 24 hours after the end of term to assist in the setting up and closing of houses.

Supporting House Staff on the Friday afternoons of exeats and half terms.

Assisting on Open mornings and other school commitments on the weekends where necessary.

What’s included

• Term time accommodation in our boarding houses

• All of your meals during term time

• Free Gym and Swim membership

• Induction programme & professional development reviews

• An opportunity to shadow classes or other departments at school

Due to the nature of the role within the boarding house, the successful candidate will be female.


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