Houseparent Job

  • Sector: Childcare
  • Function: Schools Pastoral Care
  • Contact: Kelly Bothomley
  • Contact Phone: +442076300545
  • Start Date: April 2024 or ASAP
  • Location: Robertsbridge
  • Salary: £29,900 GPA
  • Job Ref: 115440
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Boarding House Lead Job

I am working with an independent day and boarding school for pupils aged 4 to 18 in Robertsbridge, East Sussex. This stunning school is set across two sites and is now well established with over 310 students.

They are recruiting a House Lead for their boys boarding house and are looking to appoint ASAP.

The House is of central importance to this school. They care for boarders in their day-to-day life, in the way parents would, ensuring boarders are happy, safe, smartly dressed and ready for learning.

Key Responsibilities

Operational role in the boarding house

  • Guide boarders through their daily routine.
  • Facilitate the boarders’ social life within the House and encourage all to take part in the communal activities around the House, both in evenings and at weekends. Contribute meaningfully to the life of the House.
  • Contribute to the weekly programme of trips.
  • Assist students with their homework and the organisation of their school work.

Person specification

  • Cultural sensitivity and awareness
  • Mature interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and patience
  • Creativity and enthusiasm
  • Good organisation skills
  • Some proficiency in IT


  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a team


  • Professional qualifications or relevant work-related experience

Salary: £29,900 GPA

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 48 hours per week working 44 weeks of the year

Accommodation: Apartment with a kitchenette, a living room and access to a private garden

Interviews: ASAP

Start: ASAP

Responsible Consultant: Kelly B (

Vacancy Number: 115440