Burgess Hill Girls

Assistant Head of House, Burgess Hill

Location: Burgess Hill RH15 0EG

Salary: Competitive

Working Pattern: Required for January 2021 (earlier start may be possible)Full time

Closing date: 10 August 2020


Applications are invited for the position of Assistant Head of House, to assist in the day-to-day running of our two boarding houses. This is an exciting opportunity to join our School boarding community in a full time residential role. The successful candidate will be a committed, positive role model with the ability to adapt to change, have stamina and a good sense of humour. Although the position is available from January 2021 there may be the possibility of an earlier start to carry out some cover within the department.

We are looking for a dynamic, ambitious and charismatic individual who has prior experience in a boarding environment with a full understanding of the social and personal needs of today’s teenagers. It is essential that the successful candidate is willing to play a full part in the life of the whole School including our extensive extra-curricular programme.

This role presents an excellent opportunity for someone with boarding experience to assist in the day-to-day running of two boarding houses, enabling that individual to thrive in the school community and professionally develop in a supportive, friendly environment with excellent direction from the Senior Leadership Team.

While the role has traditionally been that of “Housemistress”, we are looking for the best candidate, irrespective of gender.

The candidate reports to the Assistant Head Pastoral & Boarding and ultimately the Head, and is expected to work closely with the Head of House, School Pastoral Leaders plus the House team.

Further details and an application pack are available for download from our website on or from our HR Manager

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Monday 10 August 2020
Interviews will take place during week commencing 17 August 2020

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Burgess Hill Girls
Keymer Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex RH15 0EG