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Job details
Employer Headington School
Location Oxfordshire
Salary In line with Headington Teaching Scales
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Headington is a vibrant and welcoming school set in 23 acres close to Oxford city centre. In an environment where individuals come first, Headington is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence, pastoral support and an impressive range of extra-curricular opportunities.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Housemistress/Housemaster to manage our Lower School boarding house. We are seeking an experienced, outgoing and enthusiastic Housemistress/Housemaster to lead and work with a dedicated residential team. Boarding is at the heart of Headington’s community and the Housemistress/Housemaster will be responsible for a house of students and is line manager for a resident house team.  

As well as supporting the girls within school, the Housemistress/Housemaster will represent the public face of boarding and will be actively involved in marketing boarding at Headington during open events, tours of prospective parents and other promotional activities.

Applicants will also be required to teach 0.5 of a timetable and any teaching discipline will be considered. Family self-contained accommodation is available all year round. 

If you are interested in applying for this position please refer to our website: for a job specification and application form.

Please send your completed application form and covering letter to

Please apply as soon as possible.

Interviews will take place w/c 26th June

Applicants must be able to provide evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and be prepared to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Headington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS and barred lists checks. The School expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Headington School is an equal opportunities employer. 

About the employer

Located in the city of Oxford, Headington School is an independent school for girls. Established in 1915, the school was founded upon traditional Christian principles. Headington School is split across two sites, with one serving the upper school for...

Information about Headington School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Headington Road
United Kingdom
+44 1865 760268