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Housemaster or Housemistress
Collège Beau Soleil, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland

Job reference: 012880

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

Closing date: 31/01/2022

Department: Boarding

College Alpin Beau Soleil is seeking to recruit a
Housemaster or Housemistress
​​​​​​​Starting date: September 2022

​​​​​​​Our Philosophy

At Beau Soleil, we believe it’s what you do that counts. This philosophy holds true in all that we do as staff and for our students. We are a community that believes in the power of action, engagement and participation, inside and outside of the classroom. Our unique holistic education is built around four core values: Respect, Responsibility, Ambition and Determination, which provide a framework to community life for our international student body.

Our students come from over fifty different countries, with diverse academic backgrounds and a wide range of future aspirations.

With curricular programmes in both English and French, students graduate with an IB, or Advanced Studies Diploma. Within this framework, small class sizes allow for a flexibility of programme and staff are encouraged and supported to bring new ideas to all that they do.

Our Staff

As a full boarding school, our staff are involved in all aspects of school life, sharing time in the classroom, in the boarding houses, out on the mountain and travelling the world. You may find yourself teaching an IBDP class in the morning, helping to staff one of our amazing expeditions in the afternoon, or accompanying a group to surf in Bali during the holiday period.

Professional development and training opportunities abound, and we believe in growing talent and supporting great teachers in their career paths. As a member of the Nord Anglia Education group of schools there are opportunity for ongoing professional training and exchange amongst the world’s leading premium schools organisation.

Our Community

Our location in the heart of Villars-sur-Ollon, offers an enviable lifestyle with access to skiing in the winter months and a multitude of outdoor and sporting activities throughout the year. Montreux, Lausanne and Geneva are all within easy reach for cultural adventures and inspiration.

The Beau Soleil campus is an inspiring place to work with facilities that are second to none. Our ongoing campus development and maintenence programme ensures that our students and staff thrive in an environment of which they can be rightly proud.

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 Housemaster or 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 Housemasters or 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

How to apply 

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

The closing date for applications is Monday 31st January 2022. Successful short listed candidates will be contacted straight away with initial discussions conducted remotely by telephone or video call.

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


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