Assistant Houseparent, Somerset

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Taunton SchoolSomerset

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £12,500-£15,500 plus accommodation
Contract term: Permanent

Job Title: Assistant Houseparent
Job Reference No: 18-19085
Hours per week: Full time
Salary: £12,500-£15,500 plus accommodation
Closing date: Thursday, 21st March 2019
Interview date: Wednesday, 27th March 2019
Start date: September 2019

Taunton School is over 170 years old and is an Independent School for approximately 1000 boys and girls aged 0-18 years, with circa 300 boarders. We aim to challenge, inspire and nurture young people to succeed in a global community.

Taunton School International Middle School (TSIMS) was set up in 2012 for children aged 9 to 14 years. TSIMS is located three miles off campus at The Grange, Kingston St Mary and aims to encourage gifted international students into the School at a younger age to gain the all-round skills, before transferring to the Prep and Senior Schools.

The post of Assistant Houseparent is a newly created position with the aim of further enhancing the pastoral provision in the girls’ and boys’ houses. The successful candidate will ensure that the pastoral care the students receive at the school is of an outstanding quality and help look after the students in the boarding house and contribute to the wider framework of the school as necessary.

Applications will be considered from a wide range of backgrounds and experience. Please refer to the job description via the link below for further details on the role. The successful candidate will be someone with a passion for the pastoral care of young people, who thrives on working in a busy, close-knit community of supportive colleagues.

This is a wonderful opportunity to work with highly motivated and talented students from all over the world in an extremely pleasant and rewarding environment.

Our School ethos is of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy six-day-a-week boarding and day community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. We offer a competitive package and an outstanding educational environment in which to work.

For full details including how to apply, please visit the School's website: www.tauntonschool.co.uk or contact the HR department on 01823 703126 (email address available from the website).

IMPORTANT NOTE: Taunton School is only able to consider applications made using a Taunton School Application Form (available from the School's website). CVs submitted without an Application Form will not be accepted.

Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, and a successful enhanced DBS check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823 703703
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Taunton School is a co-educational, independent boarding and day school educating pupils from 0-18. Its values are based on Christianity and it is situated in Taunton, Somerset. There are 591 pupils in the senior school and 434 pupils in the lower sc...