Residential Mistress Job

Location Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care / Schools
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary £23,000-£24,000 GPA
Job Number  52692
Created 17 May 2019

Residential Mistress required for a leading independent girls school in Perthshire to start ASAP or in September 2019.


This school prides itself on its world class education. They encourage each individual to flourish and be empowered within the academic environment. The school is set in the beautiful Perthshire countryside. It is also very close to the local town and has good transport links to nearby cities; Dundee, Edinburgh etc.



  • Free meals

  • Pension

  • Reduction on school fees

  • Free Accommodation


Main duties:

  • To be responsible for organising and supervising the morning, evening and weekend routines within the boarding area

  • To take an active role in weekend and evening activities

  • To monitor and assist with the academic and pastoral needs of the pupils within the boarding area and in particular those specific needs of Sixth Form

  • To oversee the health and wellbeing particularly the emotional wellbeing of the girls in the boarding area

  • To communicate regularly with parents on matters relative to boarding

  • To work with the Weekend and Social Activities Coordinator to develop and improve the social life of the area

  • To prepare and manage the boarding house budget

  • To prepare and manage development plans

  • To record, monitor and report on pupils

  • To meet regularly with the Head of Pastoral Care and Boarding

  • To contribute towards good order and the wider needs of the school

  • To work in partnership with parents, support staff and or other professionals

  • To participate in issues related to school planning, raising achievement and individual review

  • To follow the child protection policy and report relevant concerns to the child protection officer


A diver with own car would be hugely beneficial.


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


Dates: September 2019

Hours: Full-time

Accommodation: 1 or 2 bedroomed flat with bathroom, living-room and kitchen

Rate of Pay: £22,000 - £24,000 depending on experience and qualifications

Job Number: 52692

Responsible Consultant: Katie –


Please note you will not be considered for the position if you contact the school directly.

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