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£410 per week

About The Role

Bell is recruiting 4 temporary Residential Assistants to work this summer. This is a summer residential role from 7 July – 18 August to oversee the behaviour of Bell Cambridge students accommodated offsite residences, with specific responsibility for the security and safeguarding of students aged 16 and 17 in the residence.

The Residential Assistants will deal with weekend arrivals and departures, induction to the accommodation, student queries, ensuring under 18s adhere to guidelines and curfew and generally ensuring the safety and security of all Bell Cambridge students and the property they are accommodated in, together with other general duties as required.

The post holder will work closely with the Residential Supervisor and other Residential Assistants alongside colleagues in the Bell Head Office team. 

The posts are ideal summer jobs for university students. Most of the work takes place at weekends and in the evenings, leaving you free to seek other part-time employment in the day-time Monday – Friday to maximise your summer earning potential, or use the day times to study.
Main Responsibilities
  • Work alongside Residential Supervisor and other Residential Assistants
  • Ensure smooth operation of student arrivals and departures, in liaison with Accommodation department and Student Services Manager
  • Induct students to the residence, including fire procedures
  • Ensure residence rules are adhered to and student discipline is maintained, in liaison with Residence Supervisor and Student Services Manager
  • Ensure welfare, safety and security of students at the residence in liaison with the School
  • Ensure students aged 16 and 17 follow Under 18s guidelines and Safeguarding procedures, including adhering to 23:00 curfew
  • Deal with students’ queries and provide information as required in liaison with School
  • Ensure security of the residence and furnishings/ property
  • Be on call available for emergency contact in case of incident
  • Report incidents or concerns immediately to Supervisor and Student Services Manager (or School Principal) and record all such incidents
  • Adhere to all procedures in operation and any other general duties as required

About You

  • Pastoral/welfare experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent organisational skills 
  • Personable and approachable
  • Time management/able to multi task and work to deadlines
  • IT Literate 
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with difficult situations
  • Able to use initiative as appropriate 
  • Good team worker
  • Flexibility attitude 
  • Ability to work rota
  • Social or pastoral qualification
  • Working with children
  • Working in a residential environment or boarding house
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Child Protection training
Bell is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. A DBS check will be requested in the event of a successful application.

About Us

At Bell, we believe that English is more than a language. It's a stepping stone that will help you achieve your dreams. For over 60 years, we have provided unforgettable learning experiences to students and teachers from around the world, transforming the lives of over one million. Through our teaching approach we encourage students to aim high, exceed their learning goals and become confident users of the English language.

Frank Bell opened his first language school in Cambridge in 1955, which still operates today. Since then, Bell has grown from one prestigious English language school in Cambridge to an internationally recognised, high-quality education business which unlocks the world for its students through learning English and learning in English. 

Today, Bell offers English language courses to juniors and adults, prepares students for university in the UK and trains the world's English Language teachers.

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