Girls' Housemistress - September 2020

Highfield School |

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Girls’ Housemistress for our Senior Boarding House who is passionate about boarding education and the pastoral care of young people and is a qualified teacher.

Are you qualified teacher who is passionate about boarding education and the pastoral care of young people? If so, Highfield School has a superb opportunity for just such a suitably qualified and experienced person.

We are seeking to appoint a Girls’ Housemistress for our Senior Boarding House from September 2020.

You will be responsible for approximately 55 boarding girls from Years 6 to 8, ensuring that their time at the school is enjoyable, safe, caring and stimulating. In addition to this important pastoral role, will be part-time teaching duties.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic qualified teacher with a real passion for boarding education and pastoral care to join our highly committed team to help continue delivering outstanding boarding provision. Previous experience of working in a boarding environment would be expected as would a willingness to play a full part in the everyday life of the school.

This role offers an excellent remuneration package to be determined in accordance with the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant and their teaching role at the school and modern purpose-built spacious accommodation, which would suit a single person or a small family. Meals will be taken free of charge during term time.

The School offers reduced fees for children of staff at both Highfield and Brookham, the Pre-Prep School.

Full details of the post and an Application Form can be downloaded from the School Website

A Letter of Application, completed Application Form including the names and addresses of two referees should be sent to: The Headmaster, Highfield School, Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7LQ.

Email applications should be sent to

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th February with interviews being held the week commencing Monday 24th February.

We are an I.A.P.S. co-educational Boarding and Day Pre-Prep and Prep School for approximately 500 pupils aged 3 to 13. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants are expected to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Employer Online Service regarding prohibition orders issued by the Secretary of State and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Highfield and Brookham Schools are an Equal Opportunities Employer.


Further Information

14 February 2020 Closing Date
Competitive remuneration package
Highfield Lane, Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7LQ
193 (3-13) Day Boys
69 (8-13) Boarding Boys
171 (3-13) Day Girls
60 (8-13) Boarding Girls

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