Job Description

Queen’s College, Taunton is one of the leading independent boarding schools based in the South West of the country, educating more than 600 boys and girls (day and boarding), aged 3 months to 18 years, and is part of the Methodist Independent Schools Trust.


Full-time, Term Time Only (including weekends)

Accommodation included and additional generous benefits 

We are looking to recruit a Houseparent for our Prep boarding house to start in September 2023.  The role is responsible for overseeing the day to day running and management of the boarding house as well as ensuring and promoting the well-being of pupils and staff in the boarding house. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of residential community life in a caring environment.  They will also have excellent interpersonal skills and be organised and flexible.  This position is open to teaching and non-teaching applicants, Teaching is desirable however, we will consider applicants who can offer a pupil-facing role within the wider school community.

A full job description and application form can be found at:

All applicants must complete the Queen’s College application form and completed forms should be emailed to:

We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

For further details about the role please contact Emily Turner, HR Manager

Interview date: week commencing 21st November 2022

Queen’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and with the DBS.  We embrace diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.