Resident Boarding Manager

– Full-Time, Permanent

– Commencing Mid August  2021, or earlier by negotiation. 

About us:

At St Cuthbert’s we know girls – we’ve been educating and growing amazing young women for over a century now, and our heritage and values are renowned. So are our academic results, but here excellence isn’t just a grade; it’s about encouraging every girl to achieve her personal best. Choosing St Cuthbert’s gives an advantage that our girls will carry through life.

About the role:

St Cuthbert’s College is looking to appoint a full-time, permanent Resident Boarding House Manager to join our team of committed Boarding House Staff. Reporting to the Director of Boarding, you will be managing a House of 46 Year 7-12 female Boarders. Our three Boarding Houses accommodate 127 Boarders.  You will have a great attitude, strong customer service skills, be energetic and have a consistently helpful and professional approach to our students and their families.  The attractive salary package includes onsite accommodation in a  two-bedroom self-contained apartment.

This is a key role and responsibilities are:

  • The effective management of the Boarding House and the Boarders;
  • The well-being and safety of our Boarders;
  • Assisting with the coordination and organization of Boarding House programmes;
  • Working closely with students, parents and designated caregivers in conjunction with the College staff;

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • A genuine interest in the pastoral care of teenage girls;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work collegiately;
  • Enthusiastic, patient, flexible and reliable;
  • A team player orientation, with maturity and professionalism;
  •  Computer literate, good attention to detail, administrative experience and an accurate data/record keeper;
  • Experience within the health or education sectors (particularly working with teenage girls) would be an advantage but not a requirement;
  • Ability to communicate with empathy and understanding with adolescent girls;

–  A cheerful, calm and humorous disposition;

– Experience in pastoral care.

The successful applicant will work the following hours:

During term time

  • Sundays 10.30 pm – Monday 9:00 am;
  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 2.30 pm – 9:00 am the following day;
  • Attendance at Boarding House events as listed in the job description.

During term breaks 

  • 2 days in each term break, 8:00 am- 4:30 pm;
  • 1 week prior to the beginning of Term 1, 8:00 am-4.30 pm;
  • 1 week following the end of Term 4, 8:00 am-4.30 pm.

Additional benefits for this role are:

  • Meals are provided whilst on duty
  • Accommodation is provided onsite in a  two-bed self-contained apartment
  • Access to sports facilities
  • Free car parking

Are you ready to make a difference?

Applications Closing Date: Wednesday 23  June 2021