Housemaster/Housemistress for a Junior Day/Boarding House (Teaching)
Junior Day/Boarding House
Full Time – Permanent Post – Starting September 2024
Founded in 1875, The Leys is a hugely warm and welcoming community situated in the city of Cambridge. We are a very successful school academically and in terms of our wider curricular achievements and have just been named East Anglian Independent School of the Year for 2024 in the Sunday Times Schools Guide. We are known for our strong pastoral care and helping individual pupils to achieve their potential both in and out of the classroom. We are looking to recruit a Housemaster/mistress for our Junior Day/Boarding House – Moulton House.
The successful candidate will play a key role in helping us shape boarding provision within the school community and provide leadership within Moulton House. Your role is to be a role model for all those within your house and ensure our pupils thrive in a safe, happy, well-ordered, warm and friendly environment. You will liaise with parents, have responsibility for providing daily structure to pupils’ lives, and ensure the safeguarding and welfare of our pupils.
Please see the attached Candidate Information Pack for full details.
The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated, successful, and welcoming team of teaching and business professionals, committed to working together to combine their skills, experience, and insights to deliver an excellent education to our pupils. All those involved in the pastoral life of the school take part in the wider life of the school and the successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the academic provision as well as the wider curriculum programme.
There are huge benefits to joining our pastoral team. You will have the chance to widen your pastoral experience both formally (through BSA and HMC qualifications) and informally (through in-house training). Boarding staff live on site and receive a subsidised living allowance. Staff and their families have access to an onsite gym and other facilities. The Leys is an extremely rewarding place to work. We hope you will take the time to look at our website, The Leys School, to find out more about us.
The Leys is an inclusive and inspiring co-educational boarding and day school offering an incredible learning environment and pupil experience in Cambridge. Putting pupils at the heart of everything we do, our shared values create a strong, caring, and cohesive community. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated, successful, and welcoming team of teaching and business professionals, committed to working together to combine their skills, experience, and insights to deliver an excellent education to our pupils.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an Enhanced DBS Check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance. Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK is required. A one-year probationary period will also apply.
The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.
For further details call 01223 508955 or email [email protected]
Applications with a covering letter addressed to The Headmaster, should be sent to The Recruitment Team, The Leys School, Cambridge CB2 7AD ([email protected]) by 09.00 am on 14 February 2024.
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 26 February 2024.
This role has the opportunity for regular contact with pupils and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
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We reserve the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing and interview date if a suitable candidate is found. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.