Cherryfield College Houseparent – Jobs in Nigeria

Cherryfield College, a reputable Co-educational and Full Boarding School located in the heart of Abuja, is recruiting for a qualified and highly experienced candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Houseparent

Location: Abuja

Job Description

We need of an experienced houseparent that is committed, energetic, has an even temper, a warm sense of humour and loves to be responsible for the welfare of children

Job Responsibilities

To be responsible, in conjunction with other Houseparents, for the care, supervision, cleanliness and presentation of students entrusted in their care.
To be resident within the school at all times during term time (excluding off duty time) and to be responsible for the general welfare and personal development of all the students in their care.
Maintain a professional and nurturing relationship with student, parents/guardians, and staff.
To provide a sympathetic presence and be engaged with the students at all times in the Hostel; liaising closely with other staff concerning the progress and welfare of students.
Supervise students prep along with the duty teachers and other hostel parents.
To be proactive, flexible, efficient and reliable using initiative and a common sense approach while Promoting and maintaining discipline at all times.
To reinforce positive social and behavioural skills, through everyday encounters, the house parent is expected to be approachable, understanding, diplomatic and a good listener.
Complete all necessary reports, forms, and documentation accurately and timely.
Participate in Morning and Night devotions along with the students.

Required Qualifications, Skills And Experience

A First Degree in any discipline
Minimum 2 years experience working with children in a reputable boarding school.
To have a basic understanding and knowledge of safeguarding children and children’s developmental needs.
Evidence of trainings on Pastoral care, Child Management or Child Psychology will be an added advantage.
Must be proficient in English language.

Application Closing Date

18th August, 2022.
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV), and photocopies of Credentials to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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