Housemistress/Housemaster, Gloucestershire

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Dean Close SchoolGloucestershire

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Start date: 01/09/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Shelburne House

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Shelburne is a thriving House of approximately 60 girls aged 13 – 18 situated adjacent to the school playing fields.  A residential housemistress/housemaster is required from September 2020.  As the key pastoral influence in the house, this position gives the post-holder the opportunity to help young women develop and flourish in all aspects of school life. 

Applications are invited from candidates with a significant level of boarding and teaching experience who possess a passion for young people and pastoral care. It is possible that a married couple would be considered. 

Dean Close is a thriving fully co-educational day and boarding school with a strong Christian ethos. The successful candidate would be expected to play a full part in all aspects of school life, including a reduced academic teaching timetable and co-curricular activities.

A competitive salary scale and attractive family accommodation are offered with this post.

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

Application process

For more information about Dean Close School plus an application form please visit 

If you wish to apply, please send a completed application form with a covering letter plus a CV to:

HR Manager by email:

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Monday 11th November 2019

More about Dean Close School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 12 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Shelburne Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6HE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1242 258000
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Dean Close School is a co-educational day and boarding school which provides continuity of education from age 2+ to 18. The School was established in 1886, and is set in 50 acres of parkland in the centre of Cheltenham.
Dean Close is renowned for foc...