Housemaster/mistress

Moscow
Full day
Pastoral team

Housemaster/mistress

The Housemaster/mistress (HM/s) has a vital role in leading the pastoral, academic and extra-curricular development of the students in their care reporting directly to the Senior Housemaster/mistress (SHM/s) to achieve a safe, happy and supportive community. He/she has responsibility along with SHM/s to efficiently manage Assistant Housemaster/mistress, Interns, Operational staff & Boarding Prefects. It is expected that House staff participate fully in School training and professional development.

Working with students, staff & parents:

· Promote and uphold the School’s mission and values amongst students and employees in line with policies and procedures

· Overall leadership of the Boarding House staff whilst on shift in consultation with the Senior Housemaster/mistress

· Ensure the safety and welfare of students in the Boarding House and that all their personal and pastoral needs are appropriately met

· Foster a welcoming, happy, collective and productive environment for student learning, development and emotional well-being

· Encourage a healthy and active lifestyle amongst the students liaising with medical/counselling staff as appropriate

· Lead the organization of sports and other extra-curricular activities to ensure students are fully occupied at all times

· Liaise with House staff to ensure students’ clothes and personal belongings are used and stored appropriately & safely

· Support the School’s discipline policy, monitor behavior and deal appropriately with any issues reporting serious issues to the Head of Boarding

· Work collaboratively with other staff members across the School to develop students’ Individual Learning Plans (ILP) and support each student to achieve his/her potential and take responsibility for their own learning

· To keep suitable records of students’ progress, pastoral (welfare/emotional), health, achievements and misconduct and to provide such reports and references as may be reasonably required

· To assist with the Residential Life curriculum and regular House meetings in consultation with the Senior Housemaster/mistress

· To participate with student and staff induction under the direction of the Head of Boarding

· To supervise prep

· To attend regular Boarding and Pastoral meetings

· To contribute to Boarding development planning as required

· Assist the Admissions & Marketing departments to promote Boarding

· Establish and maintain regular positive communication with parents and guardians reporting any family issues to the Head of Boarding

Work conditions

· Initial 2-year and thereafter annually renewable

· 3-month probation period

· Free accomodation on site

· Visa and work permission support

· Return flights home once a year (holiday time)

· Agreed one-time relocation allowance

· Medical insurance (including dentistry)

· Opportunities for professional development


Start date

August 2019

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