Residential Life – Dorm parent

LocationSouth Asia
ProfessionEducation
Duration1-11 months, 12-23 months, 2+ years
SalariedYes
PriorityYes
Job ID1481
DateJuly 18, 2018

As an American residential school, our many milestones include a number of ‘firsts’ – from when we became the first IB school, first international school in the country (and the third in Asia) by adopting the International Baccalaureate Diploma program in 1976 among only nine other schools worldwide; to when we became the first school in the country to have its own separate campus for camping and outdoor activities in 1994.

Dorm parents play an important role in overseeing their students’ adjustment, well-being, and psychosocial, emotional and spiritual progress through the school year, and giving academic and behavior support,. They are responsible for the residential needs of each student under their care, in loco parentis.

Requirements include having had at least two years working with elementary, middle or high school students in a school or residential setting; experience with counseling, mediation, or social work with youngsters; professional skills. You should be over 25 years of age and display a high level of maturity; be dynamic, energetic, flexible but firm, loving, decisive and creative; be able to form healthy, meaningful relationships with young persons; enjoy being with and understanding young people; and understand how to be a good parent.