Deputy Head of House

Closing Date: 30 August 2024
Telephone: 01737649000
Salary: £22,100 - £24,500 (plus accommodation onsite)
Employment Term: Full TimePermanent

Job overview

We are:

A lively and purposeful co-educational, comprehensive state boarding school for children aged 7 to 18 years, with 670 flexi-boarders and 430 full boarders. The school is a popular choice for local families who attend on our flexi boarding package, as well as for full boarders from further afield in the UK and internationally. This is due to a wide range of factors including our facilities, academic pathways and results, pastoral care, the boarding and flexi-boarding ethos and environment, wide range of trips and co-curricular activities and the resultant attitudes of its pupils.

We offer:

  • Professional, supportive and committed staff team
  • Beautiful estate set in 260 acres of parkland
  • Convenient location, close to the A23 and M25
  • Free on-site parking

We seek an outstanding individual for this position available in one of our Boarding Houses. This is ideal experience for future teachers or for those who wish to pursue a career related to working with young people. This is residential post and could be used as a steppingstone to a PGCE course or other work within a school environment.

Suitable applicants should have experience of working with young people in some capacity. You will need to support the Head of House in the day to day running of the Boarding House. There will be opportunities for you to involve yourself in our broad and varied co-curricular programme.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and flexible individual to join our dedicated and friendly team

We are looking for someone who:

• Is understanding, kind and supportive and with an excellent sense of humour

• Is proactive, energetic and enjoys arranging and leading activities

• Has good organisational skills and a genuine interest in the welfare of students

The school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

For further information and for details of how to apply for the role, please visit the Royal Alexandra & Albert School website: Current Vacancies (

We hope that after considering all the information provided, you will decide to make an application. Please be advised that we may interview as applications come in. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date. Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.

The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post if successful, including an Enhanced DBS check. Staff must be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety regulations, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns as appropriate. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.