Gap Assistant – Residential

Closing Date: 23 February 2024 Telephone: 01722430569
Salary: £13,557 p/r (£18,241 FTE)
Employment Term: Full TimeTemporary

We are seeking to appoint a Gap Residential Assistant with a keen interest in working with young people.  This is a term-time only role, with a fixed term from August 2024 to July 2025.

In this role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring the smooth running of the School on a daily basis. Your responsibilities will include assisting teachers in various classes across the age spectrum of the School, participating in activities on the sports pitches, in the swimming pool, managing duties within the boarding houses, and supervising students during break times, lunch queues, and other informal times.

Free accommodation is provided within a Boarding House, with separate self-contained sleeping quarters.  Meals are provided during term-time.

Godolphin is well known for its outstanding co-curricular provision.  A willingness and ability to engage in one or more of these areas is preferable. The role includes some evening and weekend duties, and full training to obtain qualified lifeguard status.  We have a Christian ethos; the successful applicant will be comfortable in supporting the spiritual life of the School.

The defined exception of ‘occupational requirement’ under the Equality Act 2010 applies to this role.  Therefore, applications are invited from female candidates only.

For more information and to download an Application Form, please click here to our vacancies section of the website.

Your application should reach the HR Department, Godolphin, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2RA by the closing date on the advertisement.

Please note, we do NOT accept application by Curriculum Vitae.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact a member of our HR Team on 01722 430536.


The closing date for applications is 23 February 2024.  This vacancy will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Interviews will take place week commencing: 04 March 2024.

Safer Recruitment

Godolphin School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. An ‘online search’ will be conducted on short-listed candidates and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Barred Lists check (Adult and/or Children’s Workforce), plus registration with the DBS Update service will be required. Staff are prohibited from promoting extremist/radical religious or one-sided political views whilst working at Godolphin and /or whilst participating in activities associated with their employment within Godolphin.