Houseparents at Monkton Prep School

Job Posted: 25 days ago

Available until: 10th Jul 2020

Key Features


Combe Down, Bath

Job Type:




Monkton Prep School

Do you have what it takes to inspire young people and have a devotion to deliver an excellent holistic education?

Full time/Permanent contract

Salary: Dependant on experience

Monkton is seeking to appoint for January 2021 committed and dedicated Houseparents; catering for both boys and girls from Year 3 - 8.

This is an exciting opportunity for those who would enjoy working in a boarding school environment and overseeing the pastoral care of young people. We pride ourselves on our lively Christian ethos, excellent exam results and our strong pastoral care.

At Monkton, we are setting standards for life; giving young people the qualities of character they need. You will be instrumental in creating a positive, welcoming and comfortable environment.

Based in a beautiful rural setting on the outskirts of Bath, you could find yourself working in our historic buildings or outside enjoying our scenic views of the Midford Valley, alongside other staff and pupils. Monkton thinks differently. We start with a proactive pastoral environment to develop academically strong enthusiastic learners. With an initiative to encourage innovative thinking, there are opportunities to develop your ideas that has a positive impact on the students. Take advantage of what an independent school has to offer!

To be successful in this Houseparent role, you will require substantial experience of pastoral work gained whilst working as a Housemaster / Housemistress, or in a similar setting. The ability to teach one of the academic subjects offered at Monkton would be a clear advantage.


Monkton Combe 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 including checks with past employers and Disclosure and Barring Service.

How to Apply

Closing date: Monday 22nd June 2020

Interview date: Week commencing 29th June 2020

We are happy to consider applications from couples. If you are applying as a couple, we ask each individual to submit a separate application.

You should submit your application form and letter of application by clicking on the 'Application Page' button at the bottom of our School vacancies page. Alternatively you should write to us, including a completed application form, to the HR department ( with details of your qualifications and experience.

If you would like more information, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the HR department on the email address listed above.

You will find the Job Description on the vacancy page of our School website.