Weekend Boarding Supervisors


Palmela, PT

Date:  25 Jun 2024
Application closing date: 

Inspired Education is the leading global group of premium schools, with a portfolio of over 100 premium private schools spanning six continents which utilise proven educational practices from every corner of the globe, ensuring over 80,000 students receive a world-class learning experience from Kindergarten to Year 13. In addition, we are delighted to be recognised in the top 10 highest value private companies in the UK by Beauhurst.


In over 24 countries, Inspired schools are individually developed and anchored in the vibrant cultures of their respective locations. They collectively form an international family of schools that nurtures each student's academic and personal development in a progressive, dynamic, and innovative learning environment.


By joining our award-winning team of over 12,000 employees, you can work in state-of-the-art facilities alongside industry-renowned educators and leaders in some of the world's most desirable locations. We invest heavily in our team members who enjoy industry-leading professional development, exceptional career opportunities, and mobility across our group.


St. Peter’s International School is an international school providing a competitive, high-quality response to the needs of a diverse population. Its fundamental principles are centered on the holistic development of the child, valuing academic and professional success, based on attitudes, practices and values that contribute to the growth of the individual.


This is an exciting time to join the team as we are designing our growth roadmap and new staff will be able to actively participate in this project. While this is an organisation committed to academic excellence, we believe that this is only possible if we are also committed to the personal and professional growth of our staff.


All staff at St. Peter’s are actively involved in the pastoral life of the school. The role will also offer the opportunity for contribution to co-curricular clubs and enrichment.


St. Peter's International School is seeking two passionate Weekend Boarding Supervisors to join our vibrant boarding community. In this exciting role, you will play a key part in creating a fun, active, and enriching experience for our teenage boarding students.



  • Create diverse and engaging weekend activities and community service projects for boarding students, catering to various interests and age groups.
  • Liaise with the Head of Boarding and Head of Girls’ Boarding.
  • Gather feedback from the Boarding Council on activities.
  • Handle activity bookings and supervise events.
  • Ensure activities are safe and fulfill Risk Assessment requirements.
  • Use boarding house software and media platforms for communication with parents, staff, and students.
  • Conduct regular roll calls and supervise activities.
  • Encourage student participation and healthy risks.
  • Administer basic first aid and offer on-call support.
  • Obtain first aid certificate & CPR training within three months if not already certified.
  • Ensure nutritious snacks and meals are available on weekends through coordination with Catering staff.
  • Participate in meetings with the Head of Boarding and Head of Girls’ Boarding.
  • Help organize and attend events such as the Boarder Leavers Dinner and Christmas Dinner.
  • Attend other school-related events as needed.
  • Assist with Boarder Induction Week and attend Safeguarding, Professional Development, First Aid, and EduCare Training sessions



  • Ability to supervise the care of young people in a residential setting contributing to their social, emotional, educational and physical development.
  • Sound communication, interpersonal, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
  •  A positive and supportive team member.
  • Basic First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain)
  • Driver's License to transport boarders to activity destinations (preferable)
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing in Portuguese and English.


If you are a passionate individual who thrives in a dynamic environment and enjoys creating a fun and engaging experience for young people, we encourage you to apply!



Inspired Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practices and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.


Visit our careers site for more information; https://jobs.inspirededu.com