Deputy Head of Girls' Boarding House

Job title
Deputy Head of Girls' Boarding House

Start date
1 August 2018

Location
Dubai, UAE

Reports to
Head of Girls' Boarding House

Job Scope
Pupils

  • To deputize for the Head of Girls’ Boarding House and to provide emergency contact for parents, guardians or students
  • To follow best practice with regard to Child Protection and Safeguarding, in line with SISD’s policy and procedures
  • To support the Head of Girls’ Boarding House in ensuring that the medical and dietary needs of students are met
  • To support the Head of Girls’ Boarding House in ensuring that boarders meet school uniform requirements/standards
  • To assist the teachers with regard to the academic progress of students
  • To support the Head of Girls’ Boarding House in investigating fully any evidence of student misdemeanor or indiscipline
  • To support the provision of representative leadership opportunities within the Boarding House
  • To contribute to the program of regular House meetings
  • To contribute to the development of a full evening and weekend programme of outings and activities
  • To support and encourage pupils on school and public occasions such as concerts, performances, sporting activities etc.
  • To encourage respect of and for SISD’s property and that of others

Parents
  • To liaise closely and regularly with parents/guardians about pastoral issues
  • To support the Head of Girls’ Boarding House in exceeding UK National Minimum Standards for Boarding
  • To contribute to the development of boarding handbooks

Other responsibilities
  • To undertake any reasonable request made by the Head of School and/or the Head of Girls’ Boarding House
  • To promote the Boarding House to prospective parents and pupils, as required

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