Head of Wellbeing

UWC Red Cross Nordic seeks to appoint a Head of Wellbeing for August 2019.

The Head of Wellbeing works collaboratively and proactively with staff and students to promote and maintain the welfare, health, safety and wellbeing of individuals and the community.

The Head of Wellbeing will report to the Director of Residential Life and be responsible for the effective management and efficient day-to-day administration of all student support services and programs as they relate to mental health, safeguarding and wellbeing at the College.  S/he will be in wholehearted sympathy with UWC Red Cross Nordic’s ethos, aims and objectives. S/he will be in charge of a critical portfolio of pastoral responsibilities and will maintain the highest standards of personal conduct when carrying out her or his duties.

Like the other UWC colleges, UWC Red Cross Nordic is strongly committed to the mission of UWC and strives to deliver a challenging and transformational educational experience to a diverse cross section of students, inspiring them to create a more peaceful and sustainable future.

The College aims to attract applicants from a wide range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds who are keen to live and work in this beautiful, rural and multicultural community.  The ideal candidate will be an adaptable and innovative professional, a good motivator, communicator and administrator, capable of managing key aspects of a high-profile and academically successful residential College as part of the wider UWC movement. The working language of the College is English.

UWC Red Cross Nordic is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.  All applicants to the College must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers, and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

UWC Red Cross Nordic reserves the right to appoint a suitable candidate prior to the application deadline.  Early applications are therefore encouraged.

An application form can be downloaded here.  You will need to open the form in Adobe Acrobat Reader (download here). When completed, save this pdf with your name in the title and, with your cover letter, return by email to the Rektor to The application deadline is 15th April 2019.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the following documents prior to submitting an application:

Person Specification – Head of Wellbeing
Responsibilities and Duties of the Head of Wellbeing
Duties and Expectations for a Teacher at UWC RCN
Safeguarding Policy
Whistle-Blowing Policy
Principles of Good Practice for the Adult Community at UWC RCN

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