Lead Houseparent - Girls Boarding, Devon

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West Buckland SchoolDevon

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Start date: Required for August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Academic/non-academic opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to take up this newly designated position combining the management and lead of the girls boarding (boarders up to 16 years of age) in Bamfylde House alongside a teaching commitment. 

This is a residential appointment with purpose built family accommodation provided. In liaison with the Head of Boarding you lead on all aspects of boarding and associated welfare and safeguarding and ensure continued compliance with NMS within the boarding house.

This would suit someone looking to engage in the wider extended curriculum and school life. This post is open to academic or non-academic appointment, as an academic the subject and teaching commitment are not specified at this time, but likely to be in the region a 75% timetable. 

West Buckland is the leading co-educational independent school in North Devon, set in 100 acres on the edge of Exmoor National Park.

The application should include a completed application form, letter of application, and returned to recruitment@westbuckland.com

Full details and an application form can be downloaded from www.westbuckland.com (under employment) or call 01598 760281 for a pack.

Closing date: 22 March 2018 • Interview date: 26/28 March 2018

West Buckland School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. The post is defined as being within the scope of Regulated Activity.

Reg Charity No. 1167545

West Buckland School, Barnstaple, Devon EX32 0SX

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More about West Buckland School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: West Buckland, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 0SX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1598 760281
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West Buckland School was founded in 1858 nine miles from the town of Barnstaple. It stands in nearly 100 acres of grounds, surrounded by farmland, near the western edge of Exmoor.  Its rural location is outstandingly beautiful.  A number of...