Head of Boarding, Hampshire

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Walhampton SchoolHampshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for September 2019

Walhampton is an independent preparatory day and boarding school for 370 boys and girls aged 3-13. The school is set in 100 acres of stunning grounds in the New Forest and overlooks the Solent and Isle of Wight.

Walhampton is "Excellent in all areas"  ISI December 2018

Are you passionate about boarding education and the pastoral care of Prep children? If so, Walhampton is offering a superb opportunity for just such a suitably qualified and experienced person. We are seeking to appoint a Head of Boarding who would also lead our outstanding boarding house from September 2019. 

This opportunity could also suit a couple with each person taking responsibility for the boarding and with one becoming the Head of Boarding. If applying as a couple, it would be preferable that at least one of the applicants has qualified teacher status. The school, however, will also welcome applications from those who are able to contribute to the life of the school other than through teaching.

The role involves overall management and responsibility for approximately 60 full and flexi boarding boys and girls from Years 3 to 8. The Head of Boarding will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT).  The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the National Minimum Standards (NMS) for Boarding Schools and the provision for the welfare, safeguarding and pastoral care required in a boarding house.

This role offers an excellent remuneration package and spacious family accommodation.

A full job description and application form must be requested by email from hr@walhampton.com

References will be taken up prior to interview unless a specific request has been made to the contrary.

Closing date for applications: 12pm, Friday 22nd March

Date for interview: Wednesday 27th March

Further information about Walhampton is available at www.walhampton.com

Walhampton School is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and satisfactory references. 

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More about Walhampton School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 5ZG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1590 613300
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