Boarding Assistant, Hertfordshire

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Queenswood SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary in the region of £15,000p.a.
Contract term: Permanent

(GSA, BSA, HMC Boarding and Day School for approximately 440 girls aged 11 – 18)

Queenswood is set in beautiful Hertfordshire countryside close to London.

Boarding Assistants 

Required as soon as possible 

We are looking to recruit two Boarding Assistants to our pastoral team. These are full-time roles supporting the running of the boarding house. We have a vacancy in our Year 7 and 8 House and our Upper Sixth House.

Successful candidates will share the responsibility for the well-being and welfare of the girls, with the house team, as well as carrying out duties across the school, as part of the Boarding Assistant team. They will be caring, positive and conscientious with a good sense of humour, flexibility, stamina and attention to detail.

Single accommodation is provided with the role with the need for Boarding Assistants to be resident only when on overnight duty (this includes approximately every other weekend and two nights a week, depending on the duty rota).

No previous school experience is required but empathy of the needs of teenage girls is essential. 

Benefits include year round free accommodation in the boarding house and free meals during term time, paid school holidays and use of school facilities. 

Involvement in the wider life of the school is expected.

This is a full–time post, working term-time only with an associated salary in the region of £15,000 p.a.

Applications will be considered on receipt.

For further details and to apply, please go to

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant will be subject to full recruitment checks including enhanced clearance with Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Queenswood School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Methodist
Address: Shepherds Way, Brookmans Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 6NS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1707 602500
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Queenswood is a progressive boarding and day school for around 430 girls, aged between 11 and 18, where boarders make up more than half of the School.  An all round education focuses on equipping the girls with all the life skills required of wo...