Assistant House Parent (non residential)

Closing Date: 3 January 2024 Telephone: 01278 652369

Brymore is a State Boarding School for boys aged 11 – 16 set in its own 60 acre site with a working farm, gardens, workshops and sports facilities. The school is currently expanding and this is an exciting time in Brymore’s development.


Assistant House Parent (non residential)

Job ref: 980


Required for February 2024

37 hours per week (made up of 33.5 hours per week and one Sunday duty per half term)

35 weeks per year (Term time only plus inset days)

Working Hours: 3.45pm to 10pm, Monday to Friday (plus one Sunday Duty 8.30am -10pm per half term)


BTCT points 5-6, commencing at point 5.  Actual starting salary: £16,725 per annum (pay award pending)


We are looking for a well organised, practical and understanding individual to join the Academy as a Assistant House Parent. The main purpose of the Assistant House Parent role is to support both boys and other boarding staff within the houses on a day to day basis. The support provided can come in many different forms from guiding boys with academic work and any concerns they may have, to supporting them with their organisation and social development and awareness as any parent would. A personable approach is key, with the ability to spend time with boys in a social environment getting to know them and being comfortable in their company being at the top of the list.


We are looking for an outstanding individual to ensure the wellbeing of all the boys is at the heart of what we do, and to be part of a successful team.


Further details and application form for this post are available to download from our website or email or telephone 01278 652369. Please ensure you return this completed application form with your request for consideration for the post.


Closing date: Midday Wednesday 3rd January 2024

Potential Interview date: Tuesday 9th January 2024


Brymore Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and therefore this post requires a criminal background check via the disclosure procedure


We care about our staff and provide a number of benefits in addition to salary including a positive and supportive working environment, employer pension contribution of at least 23%, generous annual leave entitlement for all-year round staff, on-site gyms, free parking, access to a retail discounts platform and Employee Assistance Programme.  Helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us. Lots of our colleagues work flexibly including part time hours and/or job shares and we are happy to discuss these opportunities with you.


We truly believe that diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective secure the best outcomes for our students.  We strive to build teams that represent our local communities and welcome applications from individuals who identify as members of an under-represented group and in particular individuals who identify as BAME, disabled or LGBT.  We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.



Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment.  Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.