Residential Boarding Assistant, Oxfordshire

Closing date:


Date posted:
Start date: As Soon as Possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15,000.00 Including Bed and Board
Contract term: Permanent

Role overview

The position can be fully or partially residential to suit the right applicant, to aid in the proper performance of the duties of this role. To ensure that the House is always adequately staffed we currently work on a 3 week working rota.

Job Description

The following duties should be taken as an indication of the duties of this role, as with all posts within a boarding environment, a high degree of flexibility is required and the successful candidate may be asked to perform tasks of a more general nature that are not specifically mentioned in this brief.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a caring and cheerful personalit
  • Has a mature, responsible, patient and resilient attitude to life and work;
  • Is reliable, responsible and well organised 
  • Has good, reliable and balanced judgement 
  • Is a good team player 
  • Has good practical and administrative skills

Please note that whilst you are on duty you must sleep at the boarding house in the staff  ensuite accommodation

Further information

If you would like any further information at this stage, please feel free to email/telephone Kate Higgins, Head of Boarding, on the main school number 01865 688482.


Applicants should complete the Form entitled Application for a Non-Teaching Post. The Application Form, full Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter should be emailed to and a signed copy sent to:

Helena Barron
333 Banbury Road
OX2 7PL 

The final date for submission of applications is Wednesday 16th October 2019

Please apply as soon as possible. All applications will be processed on receipt. 

Short-listed applicants will be notified of the interview arrangements as soon as possible after short-listing.

More about d’Overbroeck’s
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Independent Sixth Form, The Swan Building, 333 Banbury Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7PL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 688600
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Founded in 1977, d'Overbroeck's is a co-educational independent school for students from age 11 through to the Sixth Form. The school is based in central and north Oxford. Current student numbers stand at around 485.

d’Overbroeck’s consis...