School image

Boarding House Parent

Bishop's Stortford CollegeHertfordshire

Are you looking for a resident role in a thriving boarding community?

A rare opportunity has arisen for a House Parent in our Senior School boarding community.  The successful candidate will reside along with their immediate family (if applicable), in adjoined accommodation to Young House.  The Houseparent will provide excellent, loco parentis care to our pupils, many of whom are far from home.

Young House is one of our two girls' boarding facilities.  It is a traditional, purpose-built boarding house, with comfortable and cosy communal areas and ample staff accommodation, but of course it is not just about bricks and mortar; The house atmosphere has a warm and friendly feel, and there is a well-established and happy team of staff working together, with the shared aim of providing excellent care for the pupils.  Young House is located on the outskirts of our vast, 100-acre campuswhich includes on-site gym and swimming facilities.  The wider boarding community are friendly and welcoming and the boarding offering at the College is something that both pupils and staff are proud to be part of.

Could this be the right role for you?  

Send an application form and covering letter to to apply.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of the College’s Child Protection Policy is available on the website.

Bishop's Stortford College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; references will be taken prior to interview and an enhanced DBS check is required. To this end, robust Safeguarding processes and procedures are in place to support families, pupils, staff, and volunteers. In compliance with the sharing of information guidance/best practice, any concerns are passed to designated teachers, trained in Safeguarding.

Supporting documents

Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.