Resident Boarding Assistant

Closing Date: 29 April 2024
Telephone: 01823 340904
Employment Term: Full Time

Queen’s College, Taunton is one of the leading independent boarding schools based in the South West of the country, educating more than 600 boys and girls (day and boarding), aged 3 months to 18 years, and is part of the Methodist Independent Schools Trust.

Resident Boarding Assistant 


Term Time Only (including weekends) 

Fixed Term until July 2024


We are looking to recruit a Resident Boarding Assistant for one of our Senior boarding houses. The role is responsible for supporting the Boarding Houseparent in all matters relating to the pastoral welfare of the pupils in their care. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of residential community life in a caring environment.  They will also have excellent interpersonal skills and be organised and flexible.  This is a non-teaching role, but the successful candidate will be required to get involved in a pupil-facing role during the school day. 


This opportunity provides real insight into working in an Independent School, with the aim of developing skills and experience to potentially pursue this as a chosen career.


A full job description and application form can be found at

All applicants must complete the Queen’s College application form and completed forms should be emailed to

We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

For further details about the role, please contact Carla Shearman at

Deadline for applications:  29th April 2024, we reserve the right to interview applicants before the closing date

Interview date: TBC

Queen’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and with the DBS.  We embrace diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.