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Employer Cheltenham Ladies' College
Location Gloucestershire
Salary Up to £43,200 depending on experience plus a responsibility allowance of £10,000
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Required for January or April 2018

Full time, permanent, residential

Required for January or April 2018

Relocation assistance available 

At Cheltenham Ladies’ College, we aim to provide a strong support network for every one of our pupils. Around 670 girls board with us in one of our 11 sixth form and junior Boarding Houses and your role will be at the heart of this pastoral care as you lead one of our dedicated professional teams looking after 65 girls in a junior Boarding House. As Housemistress you will make a significant contribution to the welfare and development of the girls in your care; creating an environment where each girl is encouraged to develop individual talents and interests and achieve her potential.

With previous substantial experience in pastoral care, you will be an adept communicator with a proven ability to interact and work with others in a sensitive, yet effective way. Leading a team of six, experience of managing, motivating and empowering staff is a must, as is the ability to manage change effectively. You will be an experienced and effective decision-maker with highly developed organisational, planning and influencing skills. As a key Pastoral leader, you will be passionate about and dedicated to the interests and welfare of young people. Teaching experience is desirable but not essential.  

In return, we can offer you a truly inspiring working environment, right in the heart of Regency Cheltenham, described as the cultural centre of the Cotswolds, and an excellent benefits package. 

College itself combines a rich heritage with an exciting future. Approximately 850 pupils from 40 countries across the world benefit from the knowledge and expertise gained over the last 160 years. Driven by innovation and challenge, we prepare our girls to achieve their full potential in a complex and changing world.

To find out more and apply, please see our website

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th June 2017 (12.30pm).  

Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 5th July 2017. 

We welcome female applicants only as this is a girls’ boarding school. This is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act. 

Cheltenham Ladies’ College is committed to the safeguarding of children.

About the employer

"Girls enrolling in College are highly likely to see in the turn of the next century, living lives of unprecedented longevity. Their world will be full of promise, choice and possibility on a scale that has not been true for any generation of women t...

Information about Cheltenham Ladies' College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 11 - 18 years
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