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Head of House
Closing Date:  02 December 2019
Telephone: 01865 688600
Salary:  £23,000.00
Job Description: 

Role Overview:

Heads of House are responsible, in a pastoral and practical sense, for all aspects of the running of their House. They are responsible for its smooth and orderly running and for the welfare and wellbeing of the students within it.

In conjunction with colleagues in the Boarding Team, Heads of House are also responsible for overseeing the domestic and health & safety arrangements in the House and for ensuring that students are supervised effectively and appropriately and that the House rules are observed by everyone in the House.

The same ethos and approach prevail in the boarding context as do in all other aspects of life at d’Overbroeck’s.

Our boarding environment is marked with the same relative informality, boundaries that are clear but not overbearing, and an atmosphere which is homely, welcoming, flexible and supportive. Heads of House clearly have a critical part to play in creating and maintaining such an atmosphere in the boarding houses. They are, therefore, an integral part of the school’s pastoral team.

Heads of house (and other house staff) report to the Head of Boarding.

For a full description of the duties and associated responsibilities of this role, please refer to the candidate brief, available on the vacancies page of the school website:



Applicants should complete the Form entitled Application for a Non-Teaching Post. This, along with a full Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter should be emailed to and a signed copy sent to:  
Helena Barron
333 Banbury Road


Please apply as soon as possible, as applications will be processed on receipt, but no later than 2 December 2019