Job Description

Haberdashers’ Adams is a selective state grammar school with academy status situated in the small market town of Newport in rural Shropshire. It is a boy’s school with co-educational Sixth Form, although it will become co-educational in Year 7 from September 2024. There are five forms of entry and currently about 1050 pupils on roll; approximately 100 of these are boarders. The Sixth Form has about 370 students of whom about 120 are girls.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, adaptable and hardworking team player to look after the well being of the boy’s resident in the Senior Boarding House, whilst reporting to the Head of Senior Boarding. The Boarding Houseparent would have hours that predominantly occupy Friday and the weekend, as well as providing on-call support overnight, should a boarder become unwell.

Please read our Welcome Letter from the Head of Senior Boarding for a more detailed view of life within the Boarding House.

If you are interested in the post please complete the online Application Form, detailing in the Supporting Statement why you feel you are the right candidate for this role and your relevant experience.

Actual salary £10,572-£10,873 (FTE £23,601-£24,274).

Applications need to be made by 9am Monday 19th February 2024. Interviews will be held W/C 26th February 2024.

Under the Data Protection Act 2018 the information or data which you will supply on the Application Form will be processed and held on computer and will also be processed and held on your personal records if you are appointed, in line with the above legislation.

The data may be processed by the Haberdashers’ West Midlands Academies Trust for the purposes of equality monitoring, compiling statistics, and for the keeping of other employment records. All data will be stored, processed and deleted in line with our Data Protection & Privacy Policy available at: or

By signing and returning this Application Form you have been deemed to be giving your explicit consent to the processing of data contained or referred to on it, including any information which may be considered to be sensitive personal data.

In line with the current Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines (KCSiE), please be aware that we will be conducting an online search on yourself as part of our due diligence checks within our recruitment process.

Haberdashers’ Adams is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and the list of those prohibited from teaching or working within the profession.

A full copy of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy can be found at

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