Boarding House Parent, Bournemouth

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Talbot Heath SchoolBournemouth

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TH Rates
Contract term: Fixed Term

House Parent – Boarding House

Talbot Heath Independent School for Girls is looking for a House Parent for our Boarding House to support the Housemistress in providing a programme of pastoral care and support for boarders which will enable them to reach their full potential and participate fully in all aspects of school life.  The primary role of the House Parent is to be a supervising adult presence that is committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of the boarders by assisting them to follow their school routine. The House Parent will be instrumental in creating a positive, welcoming and comfortable environment.  The role will embrace various scenarios and incidents in the daily lives of the boarders and the successful candidate is therefore required to be proactive, flexible, approachable, understanding and diplomatic, with a common sense approach and a good sense of humour.

39  Hours per week

6 Overnight duties based on a 2 week rota

Fixed Term Contract for One Year Academic Year from September 2019 to July 2020. This will be subject to review at the end of the fixed term period.

If you require any further information, please contact 

Mrs D Flynn, Tel:  01202 761881 or email 



Closing Date: 30th July 2019

Interviews will take place during August

Talbot Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and has an Equal Opportunity Policy.  The successful applicant will require Enhanced DBS check.  Talbot Heath is a registered charity (number 283708) existing to provide high quality education for children.

More about Talbot Heath School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Rothesay Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 9NJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1202 761881
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