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Boarding Housemistress
Collège Beau Soleil, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

Job reference: 010803

Location: Collège Beau Soleil, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

Closing date: 07/03/2021

Department: School Support

College Alpin Beau Soleil is seeking to recruit a
Boarding Housemistress

Start date: April or September 2021


Our Philosophy
At Beau Soleil, we believe it’s what you do that counts. This philosophy holds true from the classroom to the boarding houses and well beyond, for both our students and for our staff. Whether you are teaching an IBDP class, or helping staff one of our amazing expeditions, we are a school that believes in the power of action, engagement and participation.

Students at Beau Soleil experience a unique, holistic education which is built around four core values: Respect, Responsibility, Ambition and Determination. These values underpin our educational and pastoral offer, providing a strong moral compass to our diverse, international community made up of students from nearly sixty countries around the world.

Beau Soleil currently offers curricular programmes in both English and French. Students follow the IB MYP, IBDP (English and French) or IB Courses. Students also participate in a world class programme of service learning, adventure and expeditions, designed to build their personal resilience, character and compassion.

College Beau Soleil is a member of the Nord Anglia Education group of schools which offers staff the opportunity to share in a worldwide network of schools, benefiting from the professional training opportunities of the world’s leading premium schools organisation.

Our Community
High quality teaching and learning lies at the heart of the ongoing development of the Beau Soleil educational experience. Our teachers are passionate about their subjects and work together to produce exceptional results. Creativity and innovation, energy and high expectations shape our approach. Professional development and training opportunities abound, and we believe in growing talent and supporting great teachers in their career paths.

Our pastoral team is devoted to the welfare of boarders. Every effort is made to ensure that students have access to the best services, emotional support and a warm family atmosphere whilst they are at school. All teachers play an important role as tutor in one of the five boarding houses, coaching students and supporting the boarding team.

Students and staff share a real sense of pride in the school and its achievements: a pride that we hope you will see if you visit us for interview.

Your Profile
Are you a passionate and caring boarding professional looking for a fantastic opportunity to develop your career in a successful and expanding school? College Alpin Beau Soleil is looking for outstanding individuals who are committed to providing the highest levels of support and pastoral welfare for all students in the school community.

As a Housemistress at Beau Soleil, you will play a key part in our ongoing drive to raise the quality of everything we do.
Together we ensure that our students enjoy an extraordinary holistic education in the exceptional alpine setting of Villars-sur- Ollon.

Our Housemistresses and Housemasters are the link between students, parents and the academic side of the school, and are responsible for the academic and pastoral wellbeing of the students in their house. They lead the way in creating and maintaining a home from home family environment, in which students feel secure and well supported throughout their time at Beau Soleil. You will work under the leadership and guidance of the Director of Boarding, and closely with your in-house team (Deputy/Assistant Housemistresses and Graduate Assistants). You will also be liaising daily with tutors, academic leaders, medical and other support services and the school’s leadership team. Your support will enable the students in your boarding house to thrive and fulfil their potential in all areas of their life at Beau Soleil. You will also teach
a reduced number of lessons as part of our academic curriculum, or contribute to our wider education to an equivalent extent if this is more appropriate.

International Opportunities

In addition to being highly successful in its own right, College Alpin Beau Soleil is a member of the Nord Anglia Education family of premium international schools. This means you’ll be joining an international team in which thoughts and ideas are shared around the globe as we strive to make our schools the very best in the world. You will have the security and opportunities that come from being part of a high quality global organisation dedicated to education and professional development.

Salary and Benefits

In return for your passion to deliver the highest quality all-round boarding education you will enjoy a competitive salary, and places in the school for your children. You will also have the opportunity to live and work in the stunningly beautiful Swiss Alpine ski resort of Villars sur Ollon.

Here at College Alpin Beau Soleil, we are a close knit team who are proud of our school and boarding community. We educate 280 young people from nearly 60 countries, preparing them for futures as impactful global citizens. If you’d like to be a part of our on-going success, please get in touch; we’d love to hear from you.

How to apply

Applications should be made via Beau Soleil recruitment website at www.beausoleil.ch/en/about-us/employmentopportunities and should contain a CV, letter of application and the details of two professional referees.

We encourage early application; the closing date is 7 March 2021. Successful short listed candidates will be contacted straight away with initial discussions conducted remotely by telephone or video call.

College Alpin Beau Soleil is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Police check is required prior to appointment.


 

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