House Mistress - Boarding Facility

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

Responsible for the overall leadership and smooth running of the House, the supervision, guidance and the safety and welfare of the students.

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

A school requires the service of a house mistress for its small boarding facility. 

  • The House Mistress is responsible for the overall leadership and smooth running of the House, the supervision, guidance and, above all, the safety and welfare of the students. The role involves working closely with other members of teaching staff across the school, as well as administration staff and the wider community of auxiliary staff that help with the establishment of a fair, productive and happy, social and working boarding environment.


The Ideal candidate will have: 

  • Be able to manage the boarding establishment – students, tutors and parents 
  • Be an excellent role model 
  • Excellent management and organisational skills 
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills with students, parents and staff 
  • A high level of self-motivation 
  • A passion for growing and developing young men and women 
  • The ability to work under pressure 
  • Resilience, flexibility, energy and enthusiasm for solving problems and being innovative 
  • The ability to work respectfully with staff, parents and students in a school environment 
  • An understanding and implementation of the ethos and values of the school 
  • An optimistic, warm, nurturing disposition 


Understanding of the additional hours and time needed when working in a boarding establishment It would be advantageous to have the following: 

  • Teaching Degree or Diploma is added advantage  


Steps to Apply 

  • Applicants who meet the minimum requirements stated above may please e-mail a detailed C.V., with traceable references and copies of qualifications, proof of studies etc., for attention the Administrator - [email protected] you for your application. If you do not receive a response from us, please consider your application unsuccessful

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