Houseparent for Girls Boarding House, North Yorkshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Ampleforth CollegeNorth Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Ampleforth is one of Europe's foremost Catholic Boarding Schools, committed to all round excellence and academic ambition. This post will provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to join us in working with students to cultivate learning as an attitude, a value for life.


We are seeking to appoint a practising Roman Catholic Housemistress to start in September 2020, however, a later start may also be considered for the right candidate.


The Housemistresses hold senior boarding positions. They are responsible for all aspects of the welfare and formation of the students in their care. They form the Senior Pastoral Leaders in the School under the direction of the Head and Deputy Head (Pastoral). 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 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 is Friday, 21 February 2020, at 12:00 noon.


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.



More about Ampleforth College
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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. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1439 766000
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