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Housemaster/Mistress

Marlborough CollegeWiltshire

Marlborough provides an exceptional, contemporary education set in a beautiful environment steeped in history. It is a welcoming community where ambition and scholarship are highly valued, creativity is celebrated, diversity is embraced and where each pupil is encouraged and challenged to be the best that they can be.

We are seeking a dynamic colleague who is committed to the busy life of a full boarding school. The successful candidate will lead the pastoral team in Ivy House, a highly successful girls’ boarding House for 58 girls aged 13-18.

The successful candidate must have excellent pastoral instincts and significant experience of pastoral care, preferably in a boarding environment.   In addition to leading Ivy House, the successful candidate is expected to teach 24 periods a fortnight up to and including A level. Any academic discipline that is part of the College curriculum will be considered.

The College is a full boarding school working seven days a week including evenings during term time. All staff are expected to contribute to the co-curricular life of the College outside the academic working day. The successful candidate will be provided with spacious accommodation attached to Ivy House.

For further information and to apply for this role, please visit our website: www.marlboroughcollege.org/vacancies (where you will find the full Role Description and Person Specification). Alternatively, please contact the Head of Boarding, Julia Hodgson, jah@marlboroughcollege.org 

For enquiries regarding the application process please contact a member of the HR team by emailing recruitment@marlboroughcollege.org

Deadline for applications: Friday 17th December 2021 at 9am

Interview date: Friday 7th January 2022

Marlborough College 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 (DBS).

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the College is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability o work with children.


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