Godstowe is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 3-13, with about 430 pupils on roll including a community of 100 boarders from the UK as well as other countries around the world. We are seeking an enthusiastic and patient Deputy Housemistress for one of our 3 boarding houses. Under the leadership of the Head of Boarding and the Housemistress, the Deputy Housemistress will have the ability to relate positively to girls aged 7-13 and will share in the pastoral responsibility and well-being of girls outside of school curriculum time. The successful candidate will be expected to take full responsibility when the Housemistress is off duty.
The position will suit someone with experience of working with children, preferably in a boarding environment in an independent school, and will require teamwork, flexibility, compassion,resilience and a good sense of humour.
This is a full-time residential position during term time and duties will be primarily based in the boarding house.
Closing date for applications: 6 March 2019
For more details about the position, including the full job description and how to apply, please visit the Godstowe website www.godstowe.org and go to The School \Job Opportunities.
Godstowe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.