Assistant Housemistress - Maternity Cover Job

Location South of England, UK
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care / Schools
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £18,000 GPA
Job Number  56359
Created 27 January 2020

Greycoat Lumleys are looking for an Assistant Housemistress for an Independent Girls School in Hampshire from April – December 2020 (Maternity Cover)



The main role of the Assistant Housemistress is to assist with the supervision and care of the boarders aged between 13-18. You will report into and be supported by the Housemistress and as a larger team who will work together to ensure the smooth running of the Boarding House. This is fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to pursue a teaching or childcare career in the future.



  • Free accommodation

  • Free meals

  • Opportunities for professional training


The ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience in this area is desirable but not essential

  • Be adaptable

  • Have a sense of humour

  • Be enthusiastic

  • Have lots of energy

  • Enjoy working with young people



  • Build strong relationships with the girls

  • Eat in the dining room with the girls when on duty, in a supervisory capacity

  • Supervise homework after school hours and any co-curricular activities

  • Provide a sympathetic presence in the Boarding House

  • Responsible for general health and referring medical matters to the health centre

  • Good commutation with fellow colleagues and parents

  • Administrative duties



Start: End of April until the Christmas holidays

Hours: Full-time

Accommodation: en-suite bedroom in the boarding house

Rate of Pay: £16,000 - £18,000 pro rata

Job Number: 56359

Responsible Consultant: Katie –

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