House Parent

The Thomas Adams School, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5UB

This job expired on 11 August 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 August 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • Work as part of a rota: daytime, evenings and overnight, principally at weekends £37.72 per night for overnight sleep-in duties

Contract type



Grade 6, 37 hours per week

House Parent job summary

We are looking to appoint a Houseparent to help support an increase in the number of boarders at Adams House. We expect the successful applicant to be energetic and enthusiastic, willing to work flexibly as part of a team supporting and supervising children and young people aged 11 to 19. The right candidate will have good communication skills, and the ability to relate well with young people and adults. Possession of a full clean driving licence is a requirement, and a first aid certificate would be an advantage.

Additional allowances

£37.72 per night for overnight sleep-in duties

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About The Thomas Adams School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1221 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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The Thomas Adams School, is a successful co-educational community school, sixth form and boarding house in the centre of Wem. Established in 1976 and with a strong history dating back to 1650, we provide quality teaching and learning for our 1200 students, aged 11 – 18 years old. Thomas Adams is now a member of the 3-18 Education Trust, a collaboration of successful schools in Shropshire, all with the same goal of excellence in education.

We have two main sites on our 30 acre campus in Wem, a small rural market town. Although many of our students live in Wem, our extensive transport links allow students from across North Shropshire to access our excellent provision. Our Lowe Hill buildings cater for years 7 – 11, providing excellent facilities for all curricular areas. At our Noble Street site, we have our Sixth Form, housed in the attractive grammar school building. We also have our thriving boarding provision, Adams House, which accommodates students from throughout the UK and overseas.
Large enough to offer choice and opportunity, we pride ourselves on seeing all students as individuals, providing a quality pastoral care throughout a student’s academic journey with us.
The school is renowned for its Music, Drama and Sport. We have specialist centres for all of these subjects, with full performance facilities. We also have a multi-use sports centre and extensive playing fields, along with additional facilities including; tennis courts, basketball courts, hard surface play areas and many pitches for team games. We encourage all students to engage and get involved in our extra-curricular programme, be that a member of the sports team, working towards their Duke of Edinburgh award or taking part in the many educational or leisure trips on offer.

We are committed to continuous professional development for all our staff and foster open, professional and respectful relationships. Our staff well-being and happiness is paramount as we see them as our greatest asset.

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