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Head of Boarding Job

Location South West England, UK
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care / Schools
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary See below
Job Number  49059
Created 27 June 2018


A co-educational school in Wiltshire who offer year round boarding to young international students aged 7-17years old for entry to the best UK boarding schools are looking for a new Head of Boarding. The school are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and versatile candidate with a passion for education in its broadest sense to lead our boarding team from August/Sept 2018. The post would suit candidates with previous experience in a similar role, with a proven record of pastoral care.


Responsibilities include:

• Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students & ensuring the health & safety of students and staff.

• Being the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

• Supervising and ensuring the smooth running of day to day boarding and pastoral routines

• Administrative duties associated with pastoral and boarding care

• Facilitating and encouraging a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to fulfil their individual potential

• Monitoring and supporting the overall progress and development of students

• Overseeing the extra-curricular activities programme and sports programme

• Leading excursions and organising weekend activities



Requirements of candidate

Accommodation and all meals are provided during term time.

This role could suit either a single person or a couple.

Candidates who can also offer experience or expertise in the areas of sport, art, music or drama are particularly welcome to apply.

The candidate must hold a full UK driving licence.


Hours: c. 50 hours per week, 2 days off per week

Remuneration: Commensurate with experience, 10 weeks holiday.

Closing Date: Wednesday 4th July; Interviews: Mon/Tues/Wed 9th, 10th, 11th July.

All placements are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.


Responsible consultant Laura Sandels

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