Resident Houseparent for Upper Sixth Boarding House, Hertfordshire

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Queenswood SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

(GSA, BSA, HMC Boarding and Day School for approximately 440 girls aged 11 – 18) Queenswood is set in beautiful Hertfordshire countryside close to London   

Required for January 2019  

Resident Houseparent for Upper Sixth Boarding House  

Houseparents at Queenswood play a vital role in the pastoral well-being of the girls.  

The post carries responsibility for the welfare of approximately 25 Upper Sixth girls. Essential qualities of a Houseparent are a good sense of humour, enjoyment of working with teenage girls, stamina, and computer literacy but most importantly, that you are interested in the care and development of teenage girls and preparing them for life beyond school.   This post would suit someone already involved in pastoral care, interested in pursuing a career in education or with experience in the caring professions.  Benefits include year round free accommodation in the Boarding House (one bedroomed flat on the first floor), free meals during term time, paid school holidays, use of school facilities, all in a beautiful location close to London.   Involvement in the wider life of our busy boarding school is expected.   

For further information and to apply please go to www.queenswood.org/vacancies    

Closing date: 27 September at 5.00pm 

Interviews: Wednesday 3 October  

Queenswood is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service and checks with past employers.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Methodist
Address: Shepherds Way, Brookmans Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 6NS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1707 602500
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Queenswood is a progressive boarding and day school for around 430 girls, aged between 11 and 18, where boarders make up more than half of the School.  An all round education focuses on equipping the girls with all the life skills required of wo...