Assistant Housemaster/Housemistress, Cumbria

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Sedbergh SchoolCumbria

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive+accommodation
Contract term: Permanent

Located in the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and on the doorstep of the Lake District, Sedbergh is a thriving Boarding School which boasts outstanding facilities and an exceptional Common Room.

Sedbergh has a national reputation in a variety of arenas. We are growing in numbers thanks to the calibre and commitment of our staff, and are now seeking a full time Assistant Housemaster/Housemistress (AHSM), to provide outstanding welfare support to the pupils in the House, in support of the Housemaster/Housemistress.

The duties of the role will be wide and varied, but it is essential for the AHSM to be able to demonstrate an empathy with and understanding of young people, a sense of humour and a genuine concern for the pupil’s well-being and active involvement in their personal development. You will be required to positively encourage the pupils in their interests and activities and develop a professional and friendly relationship with them. You will also provide support in the maintenance of morale, standards and the efficient operation of the House.

The post is available from 1 September 2020.

An application form may be obtained:

  • As a download from the bottom of this advert;
  • By email from;
  • From the Sedbergh School Bursary, either in person, or by telephoning 015396 20303

For a full overview of the role and person specification, please download the 'Applicant Information Pack' at the bottom of this advert.

To find out more about this vacancy please contact our HR Department on, or call us on 015396 20303.

The closing date for applications is Friday 17th April 2020

Interviews are expected to take place the week commencing Monday 20th April.

We look forward to hearing from you.

More about Sedbergh School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5HG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 15396 20535
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