Head of Boarding Job

  • Sector: Childcare
  • Function: Schools Pastoral Care
  • Contact: Kelly Bothomley
  • Contact Phone: +442076300545
  • Start Date: September 2023
  • Location: Andover
  • Salary: £30,000 GPA
  • Job Ref: 116464
  • Contact Email: kellyb@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

Head of Boarding Job

The Role:

  • To provide all boarders with the best possible boarding experience by providing a home-from-home challenging yet supportive environment.

  • To ensure the safety of all boarders through appropriate discipline, emotional support, physical and pastoral well-being and moral guidance, sharing the school’s ethos at all times.

  • To efficiently manage the staffing, organisation and resources of the boarding provision.

  • To oversee the Health and Safety standards and requirements within the house and for external activities undertaken by the boarders.

  • To effectively manage the boarding house team.

  • 6.To establish excellent, professional pupil relationships based on trust and respect, being aware of the individual and their circumstances, needs, strengths and weaknesses of each pupil.

  • To develop excellent links with Form tutors, the Deputy Head and other relevant School staff to ensure necessary information is communicated safely and confidentially.

  • To liaise closely and regularly with parents and guardians, building effective professional relationships of trust.


  • Are an effective team player that works collaboratively with others.

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, communicating (verbally and in-writing) to a range of audiences

  • Can support, motivate and inspire both colleagues and pupils by leading through example.

  • Are confidence, warm, sensitive, reliable and enthusiastic

Hours: The long holidays compensate for a busy term-time routine. The House Staff usually have three weeks holiday at Christmas and Easter and seven weeks in the summer, in addition to the half-terms.

Accommodation: a self-contained flat consisting of a bathroom, combined lounge, diner and kitchen and a double bedroom and is available to the Head of Boarding throughout the year.

Salary: Circa £30,000 GPA

Interviews: ASAP

Start: September 2024

Responsible Consultant: Kelly Bothomley