We are seeking to employ a live-in Housemistress for a boarding and day House. The postholder will receive a 2 bed flat free of rent and utilities’ costs, a competitive salary.
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
They have significant shared responsibility for pupils’ academic, pastoral and spiritual development and welfare, and overall responsibility for all aspects of the functioning and orderly running of the House. In many of these, they will be the first point of contact and the lead person. There is a specific responsibility to lead and manage the boarders, who are diverse and multinational. The relationship between
the Housemistress and boarders’ parents and Guardian is a key one and requires excellent levels of communication.
The Housemistress will play an important role in supporting the academic aims and ethos of the School and she should be able to command respect through their position, as part of the School’s holistic approach to education. She will create an environment that is safe, secure, happy, purposeful, ambitious, always in line with the overt and implicit values of the School. She will lead the House with the help of an Assistant and will be accountable to the Director of Boarding.
Cobham Hall School is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 11 to 18.