Boarding Housemaster or Housemistress, Dorset

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

If you are an energetic, caring teacher with a strong boarding background this rare opportunity to join Sherborne School as a Housemaster or Housemistress could be for you.

Two of our all boys boarding houses require new leaders from September 2021 and we are very keen to hear from individuals wanting to join our School at an exciting phase of its development.  With strong demand for places, a new boarding House opening in 2021, excellent academic results, an outstanding co-curricular programme and major redevelopment of the Sports Centre on the horizon, there could not be a better time to help shape the future of the boys at Sherborne.

As a Housemaster or Housemistress, you will be a crucial touchstone for the boys in your care in all that they do across their busy lives.  You will display resilience, determination, care and kindness and have authentic experience as a boarding professional at a top boarding school.

If successful, you will join us from September 2020 in order to get a true sense of how Sherborne works and to meet the families of those boys who are part of the boarding house you will take over.  This is a truly exciting opportunity for the right candidates.

For a full application pack, including job description, please visit  

or contact the Recruitment Manager, Samantha Belgeonne (tel: 01935 810502 or email:   

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 11 November 2019.

First round interviews:  Monday 18 or Tuesday 19 November 2019.

Second round interviews:  Sunday 24 and Monday 25 November 2019.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

More about Sherborne
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3AP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1935 812249
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Sherborne is a boys’ independent school situated in the shadow of Sherborne Abbey. Founded by Royal Charter in 1550, the school has roots going back to the origins of the See of Sherborne in 705. There are eight boarding houses accommodating a total ...