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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 June 2023 at 12:49pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,054 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Reporting to the Assistant Headteacher – Pastoral & Head of Underwood Hall, Deputy Boarding House Managers are at the heart of our growing community of day and boarding student and will be actively involved in their lives.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Head of House, as well as supporting the house matrons. They will be strongly involved in the ongoing development of the life of Underwood Hall. They will have a high profile and must be as prepared to work independently as in a team. They must have the skills and talents to secure a caring, friendly, cohesive and productive atmosphere and will be confident in assuming responsibility for matters pertaining to Underwood Hall.

This post is fully residential and appropriate accommodation within Underwood Hall will be allocated to the Deputy Boarding House Manager for the better performance of their duties. This will be provided free of rent, utility bills and Council Tax.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Pertaining to the good order of the house and the behaviour, welfare and pastoral care, attainment and progress of the pupils
  • Have excellent communication skills, a warm and caring personality and a good sense of humour.
  • Cover teaching responsibilities where necessary and depending on qualifications/ experience;
  • Develop an appropriate range of house activities, taking account of the needs and interests of all pupils, paying attention to the needs of boarders.

Applications are considered upon receipt; therefore, early applications are encouraged.

What the school offers its staff

Wymondham College Prep School opened in September 2020 on the site of Wymondham College, with two Reception classes, a total of 60 pupils. In September 2021 we opened our doors to our new Prep School building, as well as our new boarding facilities, Underwood Hall.

We believe that every child deserves to love their time at school and to remember it fondly. To facilitate this, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspiring and well-organised Deputy Boarding House Manager to join our richly rewarding school and boarding house.

Further details about the role

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2022, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Wymondham College Prep School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
234 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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Our school is committed to the professional development of all staff and provides a safe and supportive environment to work in. We are a learning community who all feel safe to make mistakes, learn and grow by loving the struggle of learning. We want everyone to ‘Try Hard, Be Kind, Be You’ and to work in the WCPS way, to ‘Wonder, Contribute, Persevere, Support’.

We put relationships, wellbeing and belonging at the heart of everything we do and use restorative justice and zones of regulation to ensure our pupils constantly reflect on their choices, feelings and interactions with others. We are an ‘Outstanding School’ June 2023 – a reflection of our ambition to provide something special in our unique school.

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