Deputy Head of Boarding, Cumbria

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Dallam SchoolCumbria

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Start date: 28/08/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Salary Scale 5 points 14 £22,462.00 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Deputy Head Boarding


Dallam Boarding is a vibrant, caring and purposeful boarding house with a busy weekend programme.  The 141 Boarders who live on site are a mixture of domestic and international students, following our GCSE, IB Diploma or A-Level programmes.  The boarding site benefits from excellent facilities and is situated in a rural location, only a short distance from the Lake District National Park and with good links to the M6 Motorway.  The successful applicant would join an experienced and diverse pastoral team to support the smooth running of the week day evenings and weekend routine, and to create an environment whereby all boarders can learn, grow and reach their fullest potential.

The House Parents Boarding rota (less meal breaks) is as follows: 

3 x evening shifts per week –3.15pm to 11.00pm (mid-week) /3.15pm to 11.30pm (Fri) 

3 x breakfast shifts per week – 7.15am to 8.45am

Weekend shift Saturday or Sunday – 8.00am to 11.30pm

3 x overnight duties per week – 11.00pm to 7.15am (week days) or 11.30pm to 8.00am (weekends)

Accommodation is provided and all meals are provided whilst on shift.

To start 28th August

Male applicants only

Applications are welcome from teachers or non-teachers 

Permanent position

Accommodation available

NJC Salary Scale 5 point 14 £22,462.00 per annum (term time plus 3 weeks)


Key Requirements:

• Integrity, enthusiasm, sense of humour, empathy and flexibility.

• Ability to lead a team of house parents and work closely with the Head of Boarding and enable boarders to thrive in an outstanding boarding environment.

• A full clean driving license is essential and a first aid certificate is advantageous.

• The ability to drive a minibus or learn to drive a minibus is essential.


Dallam is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Interested applicants should either contact Miss Amy Noon, Assistant School Business Manager on 015395 65168 or visit the school website for further details and an application form.

Closing date for applications: Monday 20th May 2019 at 9.00 am

Interviews:                                 Friday 24th May 2019 at 9.30am




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7DD, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 15395 65165
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