Housemaster

The Dean Close FoundationGloucestershire

Dean Close is a co-educational, day and boarding school, set in a beautiful 50-acre site on the edge of Cheltenham town and currently has 500 pupils between the ages of 13-18. Founded in 1886, the School has a strong Christian ethos and greatly values its positive environment and good relations between staff and pupils. Situated on the site are the Senior, Preparatory and Pre-Preparatory schools which share many of the fantastic facilities on offer, including a £3m Sports Hall, purpose-built Music and Art Schools, water-based astro pitches and a 550-seat

The Role

Tower House is a warm and welcoming boarding house within which boys are happy, feel cared for and are nurtured. The new Housemaster will be expected to create and maintain a similar family atmosphere within which each boy is supported and fulfilled. The holder of this vital role will need to employ creative and effective management techniques to co-ordinate the pastoral, academic, spiritual and co-curricular development of the boys in their care.

Running a boarding house is a diverse and dynamic job which requires flexibility and stamina on the part of the post holder. The main areas of responsibility are outlined below.

The post of Housemaster may be suitable for an individual or a couple. Accommodation is a flat within the boarding house and the Housemaster is expected to be in residence during term time and during requisite parts of the holidays.  Accommodation provided

Dean Close School is an exciting place to work, with a strong, supportive and friendly community of people. We are committed to the personal and career development needs of our staff.

For further details please see the attached job description.

Closing Date: 24th February 2021.

The Dean Close Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening

appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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