Houseparent with Accommodation
House Parents (HPs) play a central role in the life of this busy and friendly boarding and day school. HPs will be expected to live on site when boarders are in residence (this includes the half-term breaks) and will be responsible for the welfare, safety and attendance in lessons and activities for all the boarding students in their House, acting in loco parentis. This is a residential role and an apartment will be provided on site
Staff are expected to get to know boarders individually and to care for them appropriately. This role requires an understanding of child/teenage development, patience, tolerance and understanding, as well as a commitment to discipline where necessary, in accordance with the rules and protocols of the school. Staff are assigned groups of students for whom they have particular responsibility. They will monitor these students, acting as 'parents' during disciplinary interventions, welfare and academic matters as well as write pastoral reports at the end of term or at other appropriate times.
For full information, please read the Houseparent job description.
How to Apply
To apply, candidates must complete the school’s Application form and Pre-Employment Medical form and send it, together with a letter of application addressed to Michael Hartland, the Principal to the email address provided.
The closing date for applications is Monday, 9 January 2023.
Start Date: Start of summer Term 2023
Please read the Chase Grammar School Safeguarding and Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy attached.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau.