House Parent - Summer Intensive Courses

The Royal Ballet SchoolRichmond upon Thames

The Royal Ballet School is one of the world’s greatest centres of classical ballet training. Our mission is to nurture, train and educate exceptional young dancers for the Royal Ballet companies and other leading UK and international companies and to inspire the future of classical ballet training. Our vision is to be the best classical ballet school in the world.

We are looking for two candidates to work as part of a dedicated Summer Intensive team that look after the pastoral needs of 138 students boarding each week across a 5-week period during the Summer holidays. Based at White Lodge in Richmond Park, the post holder will ensure that students have a secure and supportive ‘home from home’ experience.  The successful candidates will have experience of working in a residential position with students aged 10-15 years and be able to demonstrate a calm, professional and positive outlook. You will have a can-do attitude and the ability to serve as an excellent role model to our students.

House Parents will work on a rota system.

Please note that you must complete an application form, which you can download from our website. CV’s are not accepted. 

Interviews: Virtually, week commencing 8 March 2021  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and further pre-employment checks to comply with boarding school recruitment regulations.

We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.  At The Royal Ballet School we are committed to creating an environment where every one of our employees feels part of our team and can flourish, regardless of their background.


Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.