Housemistress, Cambridge

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St Mary's School CambridgeCambridge

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,000 per annum, negotiable dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent

St Mary’s School, Cambridge is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 4 to 18.

Situated in the heart of the academically and culturally vibrant city of Cambridge, we are a school where any girl can thrive and achieve academic excellence. A Christian school in the Catholic tradition and founded on the principles of Mary Ward, we have a unique approach to education and an atmosphere which fosters a love of life and learning. Boarding is thriving at St Mary’s and we are seeking a fully residential Housemistress (non-teaching) with responsibility for students in year 5 to Sixth Form.

Successful candidates will 

· Have a genuine interest in pastoral care and a good understanding of the pastoral needs of girls

· Have a clear understanding of the demands of a residential boarding post where flexibility, resilience and commitment are essential

· Enjoy working and living alongside young people and be willing to participate fully in the wider initiatives and activities of the school

· Have experience of providing administrative support together with good IT skills

The salary starting point is £25,000 per annum, negotiable dependent on experience. A self-contained flat is provided for this fully residential post. 

For further details and an application form, please go to our website

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Tuesday 19 September 2017

Interviews to be held: Thursday 28 September 2017

The School is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Registered Charity No. 290180

Telephone: 01223 224144


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More about St Mary's School Cambridge
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, Bateman Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1LY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 353253
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