Houseparent of School House, Bath and North East Somerset

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Monkton Senior SchoolBath and North East Somerset

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Do you have what it takes to inspire young people and have a devotion to deliver an excellent holistic education?

Monkton is seeking to appoint for September 2020 committed and dedicated House parents for School House; a boys boarding and day house for Years 9-13.

This is an exciting opportunity for those who would enjoy working in a boarding school environment and overseeing the pastoral care of young people.  We pride ourselves on our lively Christian ethos, excellent exam results and our strong pastoral care. At Monkton, we are setting standards for life; giving young people the qualities of character they need. You will be instrumental in creating a positive, welcoming and comfortable environment.

Based in a beautiful rural setting on the outskirts of Bath, you could find yourself working in our historic buildings or outside enjoying our scenic views of the Midford Valley, alongside other staff and pupils.

Monkton thinks differently. We start with a proactive pastoral environment to develop academically strong enthusiastic learners. With an initiative to encourage innovative thinking, there are opportunities to develop your ideas that has a positive impact on the students. Take advantage of what an independent school has to offer!

To be successful in this House parent role, you will require substantial experience of pastoral work gained whilst working as a Housemaster / Housemistress, or in a similar setting. The ability to teach one of the academic subjects offered at Monkton would be a clear advantage.

How to Apply

For further information and to download an application form, please visit: 

You should write to us, the HR department: enclosing a letter of application, fully completed application form and full curriculum vitae, with details of your qualifications and experience. 

We are happy to consider applications from couples. If you are applying as a couple, we ask each individual to submit a separate application.

If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the HR department on 01225 721149.

Closing date: 20th January 2020

Interview date: 27th January 2020

Monkton Combe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Monkton Senior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Monkton Combe, Bath, Avon, BA2 7HG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1225 721111
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