Housemistress, Ampleforth, York, North Yorkshire

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Ampleforth CollegeAmpleforth, York, North Yorkshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Come and work in a school:   

  • Where 82% of pupils achieved grades A* to B at GCSE last year 
  • That seeks to nurture well-rounded, resilient students with a good compass for life
  • That produces outstanding academic results – top 150 schools 
  • Committed to outstanding learning for pupils and staff


Ampleforth College seeks to appoint a practising Roman Catholic Housemistress to start in September 2018.

The Housemistress represents pastoral support for all students within the House and is responsible for all aspects of the welfare and formation of the students in their care. This is a demanding and immensely rewarding role where no two days are ever the same.

The successful candidate will have a PGCE or equivalent; any relevant subject offered by Ampleforth College will be acceptable. Housemistresses teach a reduced timetable of about half, and many Housemistresses and Housemasters contribute to games or co-curricular activities.

We are seeking an experienced teacher who is interested in the formation of young people and in developing a culture of delight in learning within the house.

The position comes with family accommodation and a range of benefits.

The closing date for applications will be Wednesday 28th February 2018 at 3pm.

Interview dates will be confirmed. 

The Ampleforth Abbey Trust, St Laurence Education Trust and its Schools are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. They expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices and procedures reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks.

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More about Ampleforth College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Ampleforth College Campus, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 4ER, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1439 766000
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