Boarding Houseparent

Closing Date: 1 May 2024
Telephone: 01932 584790
Salary: Competitive, based on experience and qualifications
Employment Term: Full TimePermanent

Do you have a passion for music, have a good sense of humour, experience of boarding duties and enjoy working with children?  If so, please take this opportunity to review The Yehudi Menuhin School’s Boarding Houseparent role below:

Job Overview

The Boarding Houseparent plays a key role in the life of this specialist music school where the provision of warm and supportive pastoral care is a vital and indispensable element of the School’s atmosphere and ethos. A sense of humour is essential, as is an interest in music and an empathy with the concerns and issues which affect the lives of young classical musicians.

The Houseparent is responsible for the smooth running of the House and for the wellbeing and happiness of its pupils. Reporting to and managed by the Head, they are supported by Assistant House staff.

The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the wider life of the school, depending on their skills and interests.

This is a full-time role however you will have the opportunity of 2 days off per week.

We offer a competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.

The start date for this role will be September 2024.

For further information of the Key Duties and Responsibilities and Person Specification, please refer to our Candidate Information Pack by clicking on the link below:

If you are interested in this position, please complete our application form –

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 1 May, however we may interview suitable candidates who apply before the deadline.

Your application form should be completed in full and submitted along with a CV and covering letter addressed to the Head, Mr Robin Harskin. Early applications are encouraged, and the School reserves the right to close the application process early should a suitable candidate be found.

The Yehudi Menuhin School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken as part of the recruitment process.

The School is registered with the DBS and successful applicants will be required to complete successfully the Disclosure Procedure at Enhanced level. It is an offence for a person barred from working with children to apply for this post.