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Resident Deputy Housemistress

Heathfield SchoolBracknell Forest

We seek to appoint a full-time resident Deputy Housemistress to be an enthusiastic and committed representative of the boarding community at Heathfield.

The Deputy Housemistress is directly line managed by the Housemistress. Together with all the boarding staff, the Deputy Housemistress must strive to provide excellent boarding and pastoral care and guidance and act as in loco parentis for all students in the House. Along with the rest of the boarding team, the Deputy Housemistress will ensure that the atmosphere in the boarding area is warm and secure and that they provide the necessary structure for the students to function successfully in the boarding community.

The application form and job description are available on our website: 

To apply, please send your application form, current CV and a letter of application addressed to the Headmistress, Ms Sarah Wilson, c/o 

Closing date: Wednesday 8 December 2021

Interview date: Monday 13 December 2021

We reserve the right to call suitably qualified candidates to interview before the closing date.

Heathfield 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 the Disclosure and Barring Service. Heathfield is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a registered Educational Charity no. 309086 as well as a data controller and registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as required under current data protection legislation. Further information about how we use personal data is available on request. Section 9 (2)(b) of the Employment (Sex Discrimination) Act 2000 applies to this post.

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