Graduate Boarding Assistant – Music, Full time, fixed term (residential)


Headington School

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Headington School
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About the job

Start date: Sept 2022  

Headington is a vibrant and welcoming school set in 23 acres of playing fields and grounds. In an environment where individuals come first, Headington is renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and an impressive range of sports, music and arts.  

The boarding community plays a key role in school life.  We have c200 boarders: these are a mix of full, weekly, half weekly and occasional boarders in five separate houses. We are seeking Graduate Boarding Assistants to support the Housemistress/master in the smooth running of the House and/or department linked to your area of expertise.  You will live and work at the School for the academic year September 2022 – July 2023.

This role is designed to give recent graduates an opportunity to gain experience of living and working in a boarding school environment, perhaps prior to embarking on a PGCE, or to taking up a full teaching position. 

We are seeking a confident, resilient, well-rounded personality with good flexibility to be able to adapt to changing circumstances to fulfil the role which will comprise primarily of working/assisting in the Music Department, administration and boarding activities, such as supervising boarders’ music practice in the evenings and at weekends.    

If you are interested in applying for this position please refer to our website by clicking the apply button above,  for a job specification and application form. Please send your completed application form and covering letter to

Closing date: 8th July 2022

Interview date: tbc

Headington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and DBS and barred lists checks. The School expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Headington School is an equal opportunities employer. 

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