Badminton School

Deputy Housemistress Vacancy

Deputy Housemistress

We are seeking a Deputy Housemistress (non-teaching) to join our vibrant Boarding Team.

The Deputy Housemistress will support all aspects of the house and give assistance to the Housemistress in the professional leadership and management of their house to meet the aims of Badminton School. She will undertake specific duties delegated by the Housemistress to support and assist her to ensure the welfare and safety of the pupils and the smooth running of the boarding house. She will have the confidence and experience to work independently, taking responsibility for the house in the absence of the Housemistress, but also be part of the boarding team. She will be committed to the whole school community and its development and to the ethos of the house, as well as that of the whole school.

We welcome female applicants only as this is a girls’ boarding school. This is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with schedule 9, part 1 of the Equality Act.

Hours: During the week, each member of house staff will be entitled to the equivalent of up to 48 hours, which includes a night when you may be away from school and away from the house. Off duty time is timetabled by the Assistant Head (Boarding).

The timetabling of time off will be subject to the constraints of other staff’s teaching or school commitments. At weekends, time off will be according to the rota agreed each week with the Housemistresses and Assistant Head (Boarding).

Salary: The salary for the post will be circa £22,600 (FTE circa £27,700) per annum. There is some flexibility around this for the right candidate.

Badminton operates its own pay scale. Staff joining Badminton School are assimilated on to the Badminton Scale at a point appropriate to their qualifications and experience and the post to which they are appointed.

Additional Benefits: Meals and accommodation are provided, Free onsite parking, Use of the school gym and heated swimming pool (at designated times) and access to free fitness classes, Pension membership.

Starting date: September 2024.

Closing date: Monday 19th February 2024 at 9.00 am.

Interview date: To be confirmed.

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and the School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.  Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

Download the Candidate Information Brochure

How to apply

To apply, please complete both forms below and return them to: [email protected]

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Form

Badminton School has an inclusive culture that promotes, values and celebrates the diverse voice of our community. We have a strong commitment as an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all candidates.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).