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School House Parent

Teaching Personnel

£11 - 13 per hour


Temporary | Full Time



Position: House Parent

Location: NN2, Northampton

Are you passionate about nurturing and guiding young minds in a supportive and dynamic environment? I’m currently working with my client school based in NN2 who are a prestigious boarding school located in the heart of Northampton and are actively seeking dedicated and compassionate House parents to join their team as of September 2024.

Responsibilities include 

  • Student welfare – Provide pastoral care and support to students ensuring their well-being, safety and happiness during their school life
  • Community building – Foster a positive and inclusive atmosphere within the boarding house encouraging respect, cooperation and friendships amongst the students
  • Daily supervision – Oversee daily routines, including wake-up, study time, and bedtime
  • Guidance and mentorship – Offer personal guidance and academic support
  • Communication – Maintain open and effective communication with parents, teachers and school administration staff regarding student progress and concerns


  • Previous experience in a pastoral and/or educational role, preferably in a boarding school setting
  • A degree in Education, Psychology, social work or a related field
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Being a patient, empathetic, and resilient person

Benefits to the role

  • Flexible work patterns offered
  • A private living space within the boarding house
  • Meals during shifts
  • A warm and welcoming school environment with a strong sense of community
  • A friendly and dedicated consultant available for support 24/7
  • Excellent training course through our CPD Academy
  • Central location to Northampton

If this role sounds like the ideal role for you we would love to hear from you! Please get in touch now by uploading an up to date copy of your CV and one of our dedicated consultants will be in touch.

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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