Resident Scholar / Boarding Graduate Assistant

Girls (11- 18)
Weekly Boarding
Full Boarding
Heathfield School

Full-time Fixed term contract from 2 September 2020 until 26 June 2021 We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual, preferably a recent graduate or equivalent experience, to the post of Resident Scholar / Graduate Boarding Assistant

In this position, you will primarily work in boarding, assisting in the supervision of boarders. You’ll also contribute to our co-curricular programme and assist with administrative duties, organise trips and events and liaise with parents. Duties will include a variety of daytime, evening and weekend work, including in-class support for pupils, if appropriate.

This position could serve as an excellent springboard into teaching or other child centred careers.

Founded in 1899 Heathfield is a day and boarding school where the primary aim is to ‘discover and develop every girl’s talents to enable her to excel.’ Due to its size (190 girls) we pride ourselves on valuing and knowing every girl whilst providing a first class education in beautiful surroundings, on a 35 acre site, with an excellent level of care and pastoral support. We recognise that our greatest asset is our staff and you would be joining a warm community united by a mission to do the very best for every girl. Our personalised and individual approach to every girl is central to making sure that every girl is happy, confident and therefore able to reach her academic, social and emotional potential.

Closing date: Monday 1 June 2020 at midday

Interviews: Week ending Friday 5 June 2020

The school reserves the right to interview candidates before the closing date.

Heathfield 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 the Disclosure and Barring Service. Heathfield is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a registered Educational Charity no. 309086 as well as a data controller and registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as required under current data protection legislation. Further information about how we use personal data is available on request.

Section 9 (2)(b) of the Employment (Sex Discrimination) Act 2000 applies to this post.

Further Information

Job Details

  • Location: Berkshire
  • Term: Fixed Term
  • Closing Date: 01 June 2020
  • Salary: £1160 per month plus accomodation


School Details

  • Founded: 1899
  • Religion: Christian
  • Girls' Boarding: 180 (11- 18)
  • Total Pupils: 200 (62 in Sixth Form)