Warden for Residential Students - Newton Rigg
Full Time – Fixed Term Contract - 7th September 2020 to 25th June 2021
£20,123 per annum pro rata (over 35 weeks)
Actual salary £15,734.94 per annum, pro-rata inclusive of holiday allowance
Please note this role is NOT a 'live-in' position
Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Residential Student Warden to join us on a fixed term basis to cover maternity leave from 7th September 2020 and until 25th June 2021. The role will provide an effective and efficient Wardening service to the college's residential students at our Newton Rigg Campus.
The role will involve monitoring and supervising students on campus to ensure that they adhere to the Residential Rules, the Student Code of Conduct and the College's policies. Wardens also provide a range of information advice and guidance to students to promote independence and informed choices.
The role will support the Student Services Manager and Assistant Head Warden in pro-active and reactive responses to student behaviours, issues and difficulties. Wardens will also provide Fire Warden Cover, site security as necessary and facilitate enrichment and leisure activities as directed by the Assistant Head Warden to enhance Students development and experience of campus life. With previous experience in a role involving supervision of young adults and facilitating activities and events, candidates must be able to respond to difficult situations and make decisions on the most appropriate course of action. They must also be able to provide a wide range of information, advice and support. A First Aid Qualification would be beneficial as would a minibus driver's licence (or a willingness to work towards this if necessary).
This role is 37 hours per week over 35 weeks on a rota basis, including weekends and college holidays. The role will also involve on call cover one evening per week between 24:00 - 08:00 in line with the rota. Flexible working options will be considered such as part time working or job shares.
For more information, please refer to the Job Description and personal specification.
Closing Date: 9am Wednesday 5th August 2020
Interview Date: Week commencing 10th August 2020
Req No: 480
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment.
The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.