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Vacancies - Tutor and Assistant Warden posts 2007/08

06 Jun 2007

Applications invited from academic, academic related or research staff by 22 June

Applications are invited from academic, academic related or research staff or postgraduate students of The University of Manchester for Residential Assistant Warden and Tutor posts available in various residences through out the University residential campus areas.

Assistant Wardens and Tutors work as part of the welfare support team in each residence. Duties include assisting in the pastoral care of residents, working with the Residents Association and helping to foster a community spirit. Both Assistant Wardens and Tutors will be required to be on call during the night and at weekends at regular intervals.

Assistant Wardens take leading roles in the Pastoral team and will be required to deputise for the Warden. It is hoped that applicants for the post of assistant warden can exhibit in their application previous experience of pastoral care provision.

Applicants should be sociable and interested in student affairs.  They should also be able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and experience of team-working.

Remuneration is given to Tutors in the form of free accommodation. Tutors residing in catered halls are expected to pay for the meal charges applicable for their hall of residence.

Assistant Wardens in catered residences receive free accommodation and  meals. Assistant Wardens in self-catered residences receive free accommodation and an honorarium of £1367.  Posts are available from 1st September 2007 and appointments are for one year in the first instance.

If you wish to apply, please forward your CV and a covering letter with the names and contact details of two referees, outlining the reasons why you would like to hold one of these posts and what you feel you have to offer, to:

  • For City Campus ResidencesThe Senior Warden
    Chandos Hall
    Granby Row
    M1 3QJ
  • For Victoria Park ResidencesThe Senior Warden
    Hulme Hall
    Oxford Place
    Victoria Park
    M14 5RR
  • For Fallowfield ResidencesThe Senior Warden
    Owens Park Central Administration Unit
    Owens Park
    293 Wilmslow Road
    M14 6HD

If applicants have a particular preference for a particular hall then they should include this in their covering letter.

Closing date: Friday 22 June 2007

It is anticipated that successful candidates will be informed of the outcome of their application by the end of July.