We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Houseparent to join our residential boarding team. This is a permanent, full-time position from September 2022.
Boarding is central to the ethos of the College and the strong Padworth College community enriches our students and helps them build strong friendships and connections. Being a small school, students and staff have the opportunity to get to know each other really well. Visitors often remark on the unique atmosphere they encounter at the College and the relaxed, informal relationships they witness between staff and students. The safety and well-being of our students are of paramount importance and the Houseparent will be part of a boarding and pastoral team which leads by example, providing outstanding pastoral care.
We are looking for someone with lots of ideas, energy, ambition, enthusiasm, alongside a calm, compassionate and nurturing nature. We would also like a colleague who will be kind to the community, who loves the company of people and is great fun to be around.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to nurturing and supporting young people and will be an excellent communicator. They will also have the ability to quickly win the respect of staff and students and to liaise effectively, when appropriate and necessary with parents, agents and guardians.
Please read the Candidate Information booklet for a full Job Description, Person Specification and details of how to apply.
Interested candidates who would like more information are invited to contact Lorraine Atkins, Principal, by email, to arrange a confidential discussion, no later than Thursday 30 June at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 8 July.
Please visit Current Vacancies | Independent College Berkshire | Padworth College for full application details.