Housemaster/mistress and/or Head of Boarding, Oswestry

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Oswestry SchoolOswestry

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable
Contract term: Permanent

Oswestry School is an independent, co-educational day & boarding school, with a 11-18 senior school of c.350 pupils (130 of whom board) and a 4-11 junior school (Bellan House) of c.120 pupils. The strong ethos of the school is reflected in its fabulous pastoral care and sense of community. The School recently underwent inspection, with an excellent report. As well as providing a fantastic learning and living environment for young people, Oswestry School offers an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding working environment.

Housemaster/mistress and/or Head of Boarding

Oswestry School seeks a Housemaster or Housemistress for one of its three boarding houses. The possibility of leading a boys or girls house both exist; as does, for the right candidate, the senior management responsibility of Head of Boarding and an opportunity to set the agenda for boarding in the twenty first century.

The role is expected to be offered to a candidate who is able to join the teaching staff - no specific subject area is preferred. Formal boarding qualifications are not essential, but experience of a boarding environment will be expected.

Suitable family accommodation within one of the boarding houses is offered as part of this residential role. Generous fee discounts for staff children, as well as a medical support package and use of facilities, help emphasise that Oswestry School is a community which cares for its employees.

Closing date for the above position: Tuesday 6 February, 12noon

Provisional interview date for the above position: w/b 12 February

The school reserves the right to offer the post at any stage in the appointment process or not to offer the post.

For an application form and job description please contact:

Gemma Curran, HR Administrator, Oswestry School, Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, SY11 2TL

Telephone 01691 655711 or email

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

A company limited by Guarantee No 3931222.

Charity Registration No. 1079822.

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More about Oswestry School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2TL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1691 655711
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