One vacancy available:

Appleford School is a specialist day and boarding school for pupils aged 7-18 with dyslexia and associated learning needs, set in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside in the village of Shrewton, just off the A303. Our ethos is to build children’s confidence through continuous support and celebration of success. Rated ‘Excellent’ by ISI in all categories, the school has been providing the highest quality teaching for pupils with dyslexia for over 30 years.


Immediate Start
A very competitive salary

We are looking to recruit a positive, enthusiastic and caring person to assist in the provision of pastoral care in our girls’ boarding house. The role requires a committed team player who will work alongside other members of staff.

The effective supervision and safety of students is of paramount importance.

The ideal applicant must have experience of managing young students in a residential environment. Flexibility to respond to the unexpected, a sense of humour and enthusiasm are important, as is the ability to command respect from staff and students. Good organisational skills and a genuine interest in the welfare of young people are essential.

The Houseparent will be provided with accommodation which would also be suitable for a family. Pets welcome.

 Please send your completed Application Form to Claire Cooper, HR Officer, Appleford School.

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Appleford School, Elston Lane, Shrewton, SALISBURY, SP3 4HL     Tel: 01980-621020 Ext 1001

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Appleford School is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of pupils and staff.
We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All job applicants will undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Appleford welcomes applicants regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or age.

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