House Parent, Oswestry

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Moreton HallOswestry

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Moreton Hall Salary Scale
Contract term: Permanent

Moreton Hall is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic House Parent with strong pastoral experience to join our highly successful, British Council Accredited International Study Centre for boarders aged 13 – 17. 

This is a residential post and the successful candidate will play a full part in the life of a busy boarding school. 

Moreton Hall’s Mitchell House was established in 2010 and is a stand-alone facility which prepares both boys and girls for entry into GCSE and A level courses at prestigious boarding schools throughout the UK. The International Study Centre takes up to 35 students each term, including summer holidays. 

Moreton Hall is situated in an area of considerable beauty with excellent road and rail links both to North and South. It is situated midway between Shrewsbury and Chester.

Pastoral Care is delivered to an excellent standard at Moreton Hall and it is essential that candidates have an enthusiasm for boarding life, as boarding is central to life at Moreton Hall. 

The House Parent will work as part of team in pastoral support and will recognise the importance of the welfare of students. The house parent will have responsibility for the moral and physical welfare, happiness and progress for all students in house and will enable them to benefit from a caring team ensuring welfare, achievement, development and safety across all areas.

A relevant TEFL qualification, such as CELTA or Trinity is desirable, as well as experience with International students. 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 16th April 2018.

Applicants are invited to submit their application forms, letters of application, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three referees (one of whom at least should be a current employer or, for new graduates, a university supervisor) to the address below. It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that their referees are willing and able to provide references shortly after the time of application. Testimonials must not be sent.

The application form, full CV and covering letter should be sent to:

Mr J Forster

The Principal

Moreton Hall 

Weston Rhyn



SY11 3EW

Please note, in light of the considerable number of applications that Moreton Hall is pleased to receive for all positions advertised; we will not enter into correspondence with unsuccessful applicants regarding reasons why they were not appointed or interviewed.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and visitors to adopt a child centred and coordinated approach to child protection and safeguarding. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Moreton Hall
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Weston Rhyn, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 3EW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1691 773671