Assistant Housemistress Job

Location Berkshire, South West England, UK
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care / Schools
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  52036
Created 08 March 2019

Greycoat Lumleys are looking for an Residential Assistant Housemistress for Year 9 – Year 11 at an Independent Girls Boarding School in Berkshire starting in September 2019 on a 1 year fixed contract.


The successful candidate will play a key role in providing pastoral support and guidance to pupils and organising the daily operations of a full boarding house. This position would suit someone who is looking for the next step up in their career or who is looking for an exciting new challenge.


Duties will include:

  • To work with the House team to ensure that appropriate care is given to boarders of all ages, and that the special needs of each group are met

  • To be aware of, and respond to, the special needs of individual boarders, including those from different cultural backgrounds, and to be aware of the changing needs of all girls as they develop

  • To deal with disciplinary problems in a firm but caring manner, to consult the Housemistress/Housemaster in any matter of serious concern

  • To be prepared to work at any reasonable time to help care for the boarders in times of emergency

  • To assist with the planning of House activities and to participate in the programme as required

  • To attend House staff meetings

  • To work with colleagues in maintaining high standards of behavior by pupils in the House and in all areas of school life

  • To undertake other reasonable tasks relevant to the needs of the School as the need arises



The successful candidate will need to obtain a DBS which Greycoat Lumleys can assist with.



Start: September 2019 – 1 year fixed contract

Hours: Full-time

Accommodation: Provided (1 or 2 bedroomed self-contained flat – suitable for a single person or couple)

Rate of Pay: £30,000 - £40,000 (the higher salary will be for those who are qualified teachers and are happy to do some teaching)

Job Number: 52034

Responsible Consultant: Katie –


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