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  • Posted: May 17, 2024
    Deadline: May 24, 2024
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    The School comprises of a Crèche, Infant School, Junior School and a College. It runs an integrated scheme made up of the British and Nigerian curricula and disseminates knowledge to over a thousand children. Meadow Hall is an inclusive school where children with different learning challenges and special needs such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism,...
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    Female House Parent

    Job Summary:

    • The Female House Parent is responsible for the welfare, supervision, and support of female boarders, ensuring a safe, secure, and nurturing environment that promotes personal, social, and academic development in line with the school's values and policies.
    • Additionally, the role includes administrative duties during school hours.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Student Welfare and Pastoral Care:

    • Provide a supportive and caring environment for all female boarders.
    • Act as the first point of contact for students with personal or academic concerns.
    • Monitor the physical and emotional well-being of boarders and report any concerns to the appropriate personnel.
    • Encourage positive behavior and handle disciplinary issues in accordance with school policies.

    Supervision and Safety:

    • Ensure the safety and security of boarders at all times, including during night and weekend duties.
    • Conduct regular checks and patrols of the boarding house.
    • Maintain accurate records of student attendance, incidents, and health issues.

    Daily Routine Management:

    • Oversee the daily routines of boarders, including wake-up calls, meal times, study periods, and bedtime routines.
    • Ensure boarders adhere to the school's timetable and attend all required activities.
    • Organize and supervise recreational and social activities within the boarding house.

    Communication and Liaison:

    • Communicate effectively with parents, guardians, and school staff regarding students' welfare and progress.
    • Attend regular meetings with boarding staff and contribute to the development of boarding policies and practices.
    • Provide reports on student progress and any issues that arise within the boarding house.

    Housekeeping and Maintenance:

    • Ensure the boarding house is clean, tidy, and well-maintained.
    • Report any maintenance issues promptly to the facilities team.
    • Manage the distribution and care of boarding house equipment and supplies.

    Administrative Duties (During School Hours):

    • Help organize and manage school events and activities related to the students.

    Personal Development and Training:

    • Participate in ongoing professional development and training programs.
    • Stay informed about best practices in boarding house management and student welfare.

    Person Specification:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field.
    • 5-8 years of experience in a pastoral or supervisory role, preferably in an educational setting.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and administrative software.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • High level of integrity and professionalism.
    • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    • Growth mindset and willingness to learn.
    • Emotional intelligence and ability to manage interpersonal relationships.

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