Job Description

As resident Boarding House Leader you will be a presence in boarding helping to lead the supervision and guidance of staff for the safety and welfare of all boarding students. You will work with the Head of Student Support and the Operations Manager to manage efficiently your house, providing for the safety, good discipline and pastoral well-being of boarding pupils conducive to learning and growth.


•To be resident within the House at all times during term time (excluding off duty time) and to be responsible for the general welfare and personal development of all the boarders in your house with expert knowledge and application of the National Minimum Standards for Boarding.

• To rigorously ensure your house complies with regulations outlined in the National Minimum Standards, Independent Schools Regulations and other relevant legislation.

•To create a ‘home away from home’ experience for all boarders.

•To get to know each of the boarders as individuals.

•To manage the relevant staff, ensuring excellent academic and pastoral care for the boarders.

•To promote excellent working relationships with parents and guardians and to respond to their concerns.

•To be on call to support any situation that may arise within your house, at any time.

•To play an active part in marketing the school through attendance at, all relevant marketing events (on or off site) and through giving tours for prospective parents.

•To support all main School performance events through attendance and welcoming parents and guests proactively.

•To be a positive member of the wider School Community, always promoting the highest professional standards.

•To maintain high personal standards of prompt arrival for House responsibilities and events, and appropriate professional appearance.


Working days will be split into mornings, afternoons and evenings and there will be at least four hours off duty each working day. There will be one full day and night off per week during the week. Weekends will vary depending on School activities but will always include one full weekend off her per half term (Exeat). The House Leader will be required to work until all residential duties have been completed on exeat and half-term Fridays, and to prepare for the new academic school year.

If you would like any further information please do contact us on 01244 305350 or to discuss further.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications. To formally apply please complete an application form and equal opps form and return to

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Source: Boarding House Leader, Cheshire West and Chester – Tes Jobs