BCS is a rapidly growing school. BCS Senior (day and boarding, 11-18) is situated in excellent grounds in Southbourne, Bournemouth and BCS Prep (day, 2-11) is in spacious accommodation in Lower Parkstone, Poole with approximately 630 pupils on roll.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must therefore be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.  An enhanced DBS check will be required for all successful applicants.

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Resident Assistant Houseparent

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated professional to join our committed team.  This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to take on an important role in the boarding house.

Boarders from age 10 to 18 make up about 25% of the pupil population of the Senior School and represent over 15 different nationalities.

There are two boarding houses, one for boys and one girls.  Each House is led by a Head of Boys' / Girls' Boarding and supported by a number of Housemasters / mistresses - the majority of whom are teachers or sport coaches with other school responsibilities so support is needed in the day to-day running of the House.

The successful candidate will- 

  • Assist the Head of Boarding, Head of Boys' and Girls' Boarding and Housemasters / mistresses in the day-to-day running of the boarding houses including significant administrative duties.
  • Safeguard and promote the welfare of boarders
  • Act as a point of contact for boarders parents / guardians and staff.

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Closing date:  Thursday 4th May, 12 noon

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