Senior School Housemistress, Great Malvern, Worcs.

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Malvern St JamesGreat Malvern, Worcs.

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated Housemistress who can combine creativity with enthusiasm and experience to run the newly refurbished Year 13 House. This position offers an excellent opportunity establish the relaunch of a dedicated Year 13 Transition House. The position enables you to work closely with the girls in the House to ensure their academic and pastoral wellbeing as well as their personal development ensuring they are fully prepared for their next step in life. This is a key role which offers the opportunity to be fully involved in the life of the School.

Boarding is at the heart of the MSJ ethos. The successful candidate must be an excellent communicator, approachable and with a proven ability to interact with others in a sensitive and caring manner. She must have first-class leadership and organisational skills to help drive forward the vision of the School. 

Due to the nature of the role within the boarding house, the successful candidate will be female.

Malvern St James is a leading boarding and day school for girls aged 4 to 18, which achieves outstanding results within an exceptionally creative, warm and supportive community. We offer:

  • the opportunity to teach highly motivated, talented pupils
  • commitment to professional development 
  • a convenient location in Malvern, with excellent transport links
  • a competitive salary scale.

Closing date: Thursday 8 February 2018

Application forms and further details may be obtained from our website or by contacting Mrs Alison Barber, Office Manager, by emailing 

Malvern St James 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 clearance at enhanced level.

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More about Malvern St James
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: 15 Avenue Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1684 892288
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Malvern St James Girls’ School is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the foot of the Malvern Hills and is a leading independent boarding and day school for girls aged 4-18. Our values today reflect those of our founding schools, set up i...