Resident Houseparent, Long Eaton, Nottingham

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Trent CollegeLong Eaton, Nottingham

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Trent is a successful, oversubscribed selective day and boarding school where pupils receive the individual care and support which enables them to flourish. We are seeking a Resident Houseparent to join Martin House.

Martin is one of the school's four boarding houses, it currently houses approximately 40 girls, aged 15 to 18. The boarding community at Trent College comprises flexi, weekly and full boarders and this is reflected in the Martin House community.

A clear commitment to high standards of pastoral care, the ability to work in a team and a willingness to play a full part in the boarding life of this vibrant school are essential aspects of the role.

We welcome applications from teachers with any specialism who will be expected to share our commitment to ensuring high standards in the classroom. Applications from suitably experienced candidates who are not teachers will also be given full consideration. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate outstanding credentials for, and a clear understanding of, leadership of a girls’ boarding house and its associated team of teaching and support staff.

Applicants should have a clear understanding of independent education, the National Minimum Standards for Boarding and be able to demonstrate a commitment to their own continuing personal and professional development.

The salary package will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes a generous school fee discount, accommodation and complimentary use of the excellent leisure and dining facilities.

The post details and application form can be downloaded from 

Completed applications and a covering letter should be sent to Morag Daykin, Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD or email:

Closing date: 22nd February 2019.

Interview date: w/c 25th February 2019.

Trent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note, should your application be successful a full range of vetting checks will be undertaken including an enhanced DBS check. Trent is a Registered Educational Charity, number 527180.

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More about Trent College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: Up to 18 years
Address: Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG10 4AD, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 115 849 4949
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Trent College is a happy and flourishing co-educational, independent day and boarding school. Our campus is conveniently situated on the border of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Founded in 1866, Trent is a school with a rich heritage and traditions ...