Housemaster/mistress (Years 3-11, Boys)

New Hall School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC0-246S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Salary: £46,478pa-£54,618pa
Position Start Date: 01/01/2023 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/08/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Interviews may take pace on a rolling basis  

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New Hall School requires, from 1 January/1 September 2023 (start date negotiable): Housemaster/mistress (Years 3-11, Boys)
Salary: £46,478pa-£54,618pa
Generous School fee remission
Excellent benefits & CPD

The job title at New Hall for this role is Head of Boarding (Petre House). This is an exciting professional opportunity to take up a key leadership and management role in the largest Catholic boarding & day school in the UK. The Head of Boarding (HoB) will have responsibility for over 100 boarders in Years 3-11, supported by an experienced and able team of Assistant Heads of Boarding, Boarding Assistants and Boarding Tutors. The HoB will give outstanding leadership to the House team. The HoB is expected to understand and to support the Catholic ethos of the School.

The successful candidate will have boarding experience, excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to relate to boys in Years 3-11. This is a residential post and accommodation is provided, attached to the Boarding House. The post is available to non-teaching or teaching applicants

New Hall is committed to increasing the number of staff from ethnic minorities, across all roles and at all levels, to reflect our diverse student population. Applications from practising Catholics are particularly welcome. The Equal Opportunities Policy can be found on the website.

Applications considered on a rolling basis until Midday, Monday 15 August 2022

JOB ID: NH0341
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Alternatively, please contact the HR Department on 01245 467 588
New Hall is committed to safeguarding pupils. There will be an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment.

Information about the School

New Hall is a Catholic independent boarding & day school for girls and boys aged 1-18. New Hall School operates the highly successful 'diamond model', where students are educated in co-educational classes from ages 1 to 11 and at Sixth Form. However, from ages 11 to 16 they are taught in single-sex lessons. Click on one of the four diamonds below to find out more about our divisions.

The main benefits of the 'diamond model' and five years of single-sex teaching, derive from the ability to tailor pastoral and academic provision more sensitively and expertly to the needs of young people going through the physical, emotional and social upheaval of adolescence. Young teenagers are liberated from the negative peer pressure of having to perform in mixed classes. The gender stereotyping of subjects is also removed. Girls and boys follow an identical curriculum and do not learn to perceive subjects as being more suited to either girls or boys.

The Sixth Form experience at New Hall is about expanding students' horizons, both in their specialist areas of study and, more generally, in terms of their personal development.

From the moment New Hall students first travel up the mile-long, tree-lined avenue that leads to the grand façade of the former Tudor palace, they will be given individual opportunities to grow, learn, be challenged and to develop into confident young men and women. New Hall is set in an idyllic and convenient location, on the outskirts of the City of Chelmsford, Essex, just 30 minutes by train from London and within easy reach of all major London airports.

As a Catholic independent boarding & day school, at New Hall with every student we aim to educate the whole person: academically, creatively and socially, in a community which also nurtures the spiritual dimensions of human life.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

HR Department
The Avenue
Boreham, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 3HS
Telephone: 01245 467588