Residential Houseparent, Hertfordshire

Closing date:New this week

Tring Park School for the Performing ArtsHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Basic Purpose: To provide for the welfare and complete care of all pupils on any given boarding area within the school, in accordance withthe school’s policies and guidelines.

Principal Accountabilities:

Boarding Houses:

Responsibility for the efficient day-to-day running of the boarding house in consultation with  the Pastoral Manager and the Deputy Principal.                                            


Liaison with the school’s medical staff to ensure correct care and welfare of the pupils. Basic first aid training is provided unless a qualification is already held.

Pastoral Care:

The care of the individual pupil: sympathetic, caring, responsible and patient understanding of the age group.


The Houseparent will be expected to cover duties such as meal supervision, prep supervision and escorting pupils to medical appointments.  He/she will also be expected to complete pastoral reports, maintain pastoral records of pupils and other administrative tasks.


Liaison with parents, in consultation with the Deputy Principal.

Health and Safety:

Responsibility for all aspects of safety as directly related to the boarding areas, including completion of annual risk assessments.

Extraneous Duties:

The undertaking of any reasonable additional duties at the request of the Deputy Principal and Principal.

Other Requirements: Full, clean driving licence.


Job location

More about Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 8 - 19 years
Address: Tring Park, Tring, Hertfordshire, HP23 5LX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1442 824255
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