Assistant Housemaster/Housemistress (Residential position), Sedbergh School, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5RY

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Sedbergh SchoolSedbergh School, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5RY

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Start date: 01/01/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,580 per annum
Contract term: Permanent


Working closely with the Housemaster/mistress, the Assistant Housemaster/mistress will play a key role in providing pastoral support and guidance to pupils and organising the daily operations of a seven-day boarding house for approximately 70 pupils between the ages of 13 and 18. 

Sedbergh’s pastoral care and belief in timeless values creates an unrivalled provision for boarding. As a truly full boarding school, Sedbergh prides itself on the lifelong relationships and friendships forged within the boarding Houses. Pupils are afforded the opportunities to develop ambitions, resilience, tolerance and community living in a House supported by House staff who recognize and celebrate achievement.

“Pupils have an outstanding sense of teamwork and loyalty, promoted by a distinctively strong House system.” 

(ISI Inspection Report, November 2017)

Sedbergh School is located in the beautiful countryside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This residential position will be term time only plus 3 additional weeks during non-term time. The opportunity exists to extend working weeks. 

The successful candidate will be required to commence early in 2019.

  Sedbergh is an HMC School and a member of the BSA. 

The School Offers:

-Salary: £21,580 per annum

-Accommodation provided in the Boarding house 

-Contributory pension scheme and life cover included 

-Staff benefits package

-Professional training & support

For further information please contact:

Maria Gallego-Calderon on 015396 20303

Or for an application pack contact Maria


The closing date for applications is Friday 4th January 2019. However, if a suitable applicant is found before the closing date this vacancy may be withdrawn, so early application is advised.

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

Registered Charity No. 1080672

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