Job Vacancies

Blundell's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Current positions

SENIOR DEPUTY HEAD
Required for September 2018
Category Academic: Senior Leadership
Opening Date 04 / 12 / 2017
Closing Date 05 / 01 / 2018
Description The Head and Governing Body of Blundell’s School invite applications for the position of Senior Deputy Head of the School.

Set in the beautiful Devon countryside, approximately 30 minutes from Exeter and 2 hours from London, Blundell’s is a beautiful co-educational boarding school in Tiverton.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, caring person with obvious leadership qualities to be responsible for the management and leadership of all aspects of pastoral supervision within the School. You will be required to demonstrate a strong fit with the ethos of Blundell’s as well as knowledge of and a commitment to best practice in relation to safeguarding children and young people. It is likely that the successful candidate would look to move to Headship in the future.

Deputising for the Head, you will be there to take the lead when required and work closely with, and line manage, Housemasters, Housemistresses and other key members of staff.

You will be educated to degree level, have proven leadership and management experience in a boarding environment as either a Houseparent or Head of year, have excellent judgement and be a clear thinker who is able to make decisions in a fair and reasoned way.

To download an application pack, including a full job description and person specification, please see our website www.blundells.org or for further information, please email recruitment@blundells.org.

Long-list Interviews: w/c 15th January 2018
Short-list Interviews: w/c 22nd January 2018
Related
Documentation
Job Description: Senior Deputy Head (PDF)
Application and Recruitment Process (PDF)
Safeguarding Policy (PDF)
Application Form: Word Doc
SHIFT CATERING SUPERVISOR
Required Immediately
Category Ancillary: Catering
Opening Date 06 / 12 / 2017
Closing Date Apply immediately
Description This thriving boarding school requires a Shift Catering Supervisor to join their busy department.

The Shift Supervisor role will take specific responsibility for ensuring that all catering venues are properly and professionally presented during each meal service.

It is very important that the impression created by all venues is the best it can be, and that standards are consistently maintained at all times.

For further information telephone 01884 232321 or email recruitment@blundells.org. Previous applicants need not apply.
Related
Documentation
Job Description: Shift Catering Supervisor (PDF)
Application and Recruitment Process (PDF)
Safeguarding Policy (PDF)
Application Form: Word Doc
CATERING ASSISTANT
Required Immediately
Category Ancillary: Catering
Opening Date 08 / 12 / 2017
Closing Date 05 / 01 / 2018
Description You will be required to perform a variety of tasks associated with the safe and efficient functions of a busy catering department. Tasks will rotate between front of house and kitchen based activities and will be subject to a two shift pattern of working.

for further information telephone 01884 232321 or email recruitment@blundells.org. Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date: 05/01/2018
Interview date: to be confirmed
Related
Documentation
Job Description: Catering Assistant (PDF)
Application and Recruitment Process (PDF)
Safeguarding Policy (PDF)
Application Form: Word Doc
ESTATES OPERATIVE (RECYCLING)
Required to start end of January 2018
Category Ancillary: Catering
Opening Date 13 / 12 / 2017
Closing Date 05 / 01 / 2018
Description This is a new post to support recycling initiatives. Waste management is a key service for our large facility and the recent introduction of recycling has prompted the creation of this important role.

This post is dedicated to the management of waste and recycling but as it is a new post it may take time to establish the most effective schedules. This will require a logical and systematic approach. As a member of the Estates team any spare time outside of the primary role will be used to support general Estates activities as directed by the Estates Bursar.

For further information telephone 01884 232321 or email recruitment@blundells.org. Previous applicants need not apply.
Related
Documentation
Job Description: Estates Operative (Recycling) (PDF)
Application and Recruitment Process (PDF)
Safeguarding Policy (PDF)
Application Form: Word Doc