Job Description

Telephone: 01865759120

The boarding community plays a key role in school life.  We have c200 boarders: these are a mix of full, weekly, half weekly and occasional boarders in five separate houses.

We are seeking eight Graduate Boarding Assistants to support the Housemistress/master in the smooth running of the House and/or department linked to your area of expertise.  There are five general roles, one Sport/PE, one Creative Arts and one Music role. You will live and work at the School for the academic year September 2023 – July 2024. There is an opportunity for one of the general graduate roles to start earlier (April 2023).

These jobs are designed to give recent graduates an opportunity to gain experience of living and working in a boarding school environment, perhaps prior to embarking on a PGCE, or to taking up a full teaching position.

We are seeking confident, resilient, well-rounded personalities with good flexibility to be able to adapt to changing circumstances.

If you are interested in applying for this position please refer to our website:  for a job specification and application form. Please send your completed application form and covering letter to

Closing date: 20 March 2023

Please note that applications will be reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early depending on the volume of applications we receive. We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

Headington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS and barred lists checks. The School expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Headington School is an equal opportunities employer.

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