Job Opportunity at CVPeople Tanzania - Residential Boarding Assistant

Job Opportunity at CVPeople Tanzania - Residential Boarding Assistant

Residential Boarding Assistant

Position: Residential Boarding Assistant

CVPeople Tanzania | Full time

Arusha, Tanzania

Working At SCIS

St. Constantine International School (SCIS) was founded in 1951 and is the oldest international school in Tanzania, as well as the largest international school in northern Tanzania. We are a not-for-profit, non-denominational, co-educational, day and boarding, international school.

We are predominantly a Cambridge International School, following the EYFS programme in Early Years and then the Cambridge International Programme from Years 1 to 9. In Years 10 and 11, students study the Cambridge IGCSEs and, in Years 12 and 13, they mainly study the Cambridge A-level
programme.

We are also proud members of Round Square. We currently serve 600 students (including around 70 boarders aged 6 – 18) from over 30 different countries. Our Main (Burka) Campus (where our boarding house is located) has gorgeous gardens and playing fields, sitting in beautiful tree-lined surroundings under Africa’s 5th highest mountain Mount Meru, on the world-class northern game park circuit.

Our smaller Town Campus, which runs parallel classes to our Main Campus from Nursery to Year 2, is in a delightful setting just outside the CBD, with spacious classrooms, wonderful mountain views and a lovely family feel. We are seeking a dynamic colleague who is committed to the busy life of a boarding school.

The successful candidate must have experience working with young people, ideally across the Primary-Secondary age ranges, and must possess excellent pastoral instincts and significant experience of pastoral care, preferably in a boarding environment.

The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of what makes a successful boarding school and must be willing to contribute to the team which leads the boarding house at SCIS under the leadership of the Head of Boarding.

The successful candidate will also possess the energy and enthusiasm to contribute to our wide range of extra-curricular programmes.

We Offer:

  • Competitive terms of employment and outstanding working conditions.
  • A competitive salary package.
  • Accommodation and meals in the school boarding house
  • Opportunity to work with a team of highly supportive and creative colleagues from all over the world.
  • Excellent Professional Development.
  • The chance to educate and shape the futures of some of the loveliest children and young people you will ever meet.

Knowledge and Experience

  • A diploma or degree in a relevant subject area is preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ working in a school environment is very much preferred. Teaching experience would be advantageous.
  • Evidence of significant experience working successfully with young people is an absolute minimum.
  • Passion for working with children and a commitment to educating and developing the whole child.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Recent and consistent involvement in extracurricular activities.
  • Evidence of recent, relevant professional development in a related area..

Application Process:

Interested candidates are asked to visit our website https://scis.sc.tz/ and get a feel for the school before applying. Applicants are required to submit a CV and a letter of application (maximum one page A4) detailing why they feel they are suited for this position. On your CV, please include the names and contact email addresses of three professional referees, including the current or most recent Headteacher/School Principal. No referees will be contacted without prior permission.

Please send CVs and letters of application for the attention of the Deputy Headteacher, Mr Michael Murray, at recruiting@scis.sc.tz Due to the expected high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Safeguarding Statement:

St. Constantine’s International School is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. All new staff will be subject to detailed and enhanced pre-employment clearance, including identity checks, criminal background checks for all countries lived in, qualification checks, employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps in employment, and satisfactory reference checks for all employment in the last 5 years.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement:

St. Constantine’s International School is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind in line with Tanzanian Law.This policy applies to all employment practices within our school.

St. Constantine’s International School makes recruitment decisions based solely on merit, i.e.whether or not candidates have the skills, experiences, attributes and traits required for the exceptional performance of the advertised role.

Closing Date: Friday 29th July 2022

Short-listed candidates will be contacted after the closing date. In exceptional cases, we may contact candidates before the deadline. Interviews will take place soon after the closing date. St. Constantine’s International School reserves the right to end the recruitment process early should we
find the right candidate before the closing date

Male applicants are especially encouraged to apply

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