Housemaster/Housemistress, Shropshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Oswestry SchoolShropshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: N/A
Contract term: Permanent

Oswestry School seeks a Housemaster or Housemistress for one of its three boarding houses. The possibility of leading a boys or girls house both exist; as does, for the right candidate, the senior management responsibility of Head of Boarding and an opportunity to set the agenda for boarding in the twenty-first century.

The role is expected to be offered to a candidate who is able to join the teaching staff - no specific subject area is preferred. Formal boarding qualifications are not essential, but experience of a boarding environment will be expected.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Ms Sue Nancini, Deputy Head (Pastoral), on 01691 655711 or email at 

Other responsibilities could be considered in combination with this role: Head of Boarding and Assistant Head (co-curriculum). Please see the TES website for details.

Suitable family accommodation within one of the boarding houses is offered as part of this residential role. Generous fee discounts for staff children, as well as a medical support package and use of facilities, help emphasise that Oswestry School is a community which cares for its employees.

Closing dates for the above position: Thursday 24 April 2019 at noon

Provisional interview dates for the above position: Friday 3 May, Monday 6 May or Wednesday 8 May 2019

The school reserves the right to offer the post at any stage in the appointment process or not to offer the post. 

For an application form and job description please contact:

Victoria Barker, Headmaster’s PA, Oswestry School, Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, SY11 2TL

Telephone 01691 655711 or email

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Oswestry School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2TL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1691 655711
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