Graduate Boarding Assistant

  • Fixed Term
  • Milton Keynes
  • 30 November 2022

Website Thornton College

We are looking to appoint a Graduate Boarding Assistant from January 2023, to support boarding students in our Boarding House. This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in this forward-thinking and friendly school. The successful applicant will be required to help with activities after school and at weekends and there will be daytime duties at morning break and lunchtime. Areas of interest and for professional development will be confirmed at Interview.

Single accommodation, with bathroom facilities, will be provided within the Boarding House. Accommodation and food are included during term time.  The post requires a full commitment during term time when the boarders are at school but there are substantial holidays at Christmas and Easter as well as a half term week in each term, with a break of two weeks in the Michaelmas Term. There is also some time off during most days. Duties will include assisting with wake ups and bedtimes, assisting with daytime break and lunch duties, organising and running activities and attending outings.

Salary: £18,333 – £20,925, dependent on experience. In addition accommodation, food and utilities included during term time (if you do require accommodation full-time please make this clear on your application form).  A clean driving licence and three years’ driving experience is preferred (but not essential). No pets allowed.

Closing Date for Applications: 30th November 2022

Interviews Week Commencing: w/c 5th December 2022

Job Description Graduate Boarding Assistant

To apply, please complete the application form at the bottom of the vacancies page and return to Taryn-Lee Robinson (PA to the Headteacher) at the school address or by email –

Early applications are encouraged as the School reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the application process.

Thornton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position will be subject to an Enhanced DBS and barred list check by the Disclosures and Barring Service.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

Thornton College will carry out online searches on shortlisted candidates in line with the updated guidance from KCSIE.

Contact Name: Taryn-Lee Robinson
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