Job Description

Dover College is a highly successful co-educational, boarding and day school of circa 330 pupils. Around a third of our pupils are boarders, drawn from the UK and countries around the world.

We seek to appoint an Assistant Head (Boarding) to join our Senior Leadership Team in April 2024 or earlier. This is a brand new role with Dover college inspired by our continued growth. The successful candidate will take responsibility for the leadership of our boarding provision and will assist with the leadership of our wider pastoral provision. They will also become houseparent of our largest boarding house. The position could be combined with a teaching role at the College, but we are willing to receive applicants from non-teachers.

Senior School pupils at Dover College, day and boarding, belong to one of five day houses Those joining Shell (Year 7) spend their first year in Priory House, where the focus is on settling into the routine of their new school. They then progress into their senior house, where they remain for the duration of their time at the College. There are four boarding houses (Ash, Beech, Cherry Tree and Maple), between them accommodating over 100 boarders. All boarders are allocated a single room. Sixth Form boarders are typically accommodated separately from young pupils, affording them greater independence in readiness for life beyond school.

This is a residential role. Generous family-sized accommodation will be provided.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children.

All employees must have the ability to understand and adhere to Child Protection and Safeguarding legislation. Our Safeguarding Policy is available here.

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