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House Mother: Girls' House


Clifton Preparatory School, Nottingham Road, is an independent Christian, co-educational, day and boarding school committed to providing quality education. Established in 1942, we are situated in a beautiful and picturesque rural 50 ha setting in the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal.

Clifton Preparatory School Nottingham Road seeks to appoint an energetic, innovative and motivated person for the following position:


If being involved in the “heartbeat of the school”, where the nurturing of our girls who are boarding happens in Sutcliffe House (Girls’ Boarding House), then read on…

With about a third of our pupils part of the Boarding establishment, our two Boarding Houses play an integral part in the life of our school. You will have the obvious traits of caring (in the broadest sense of the word) for the well-being of our children, with the pastoral care role being of prime importance. As a resident Housemother, with accommodation attached to the respective Boarding House, you will form a close link to our resident nursing sister, as well as the Head of Boarding. If being part of a dynamic team which will include resident Teacher Interns and a broader staff, interests you, then this post is for you!

Being a passionate “mother” to our boarders (ranging in ages from Grade 1 to Grade 7) is a foregone conclusion, whilst having some nursing experience and First Aid training will be a significant advantage.

Submission of a CV does not automatically entitle the applicant to an interview. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted and Clifton Preparatory School Nottingham Road reserves the right not to make an appointment.
Employment is from 1 July 2021.

All applicants should submit a CV not exceeding three pages and the contact details of two referees together with the following documents:

  • A Letter of Motivation
  • An appropriate qualification
  • relevant experience in a primary school boarding establishment advantageous
  • A Clearance Certificate from the Sexual Offences and Child Protection Registers respectively

Should you not have been contacted by Friday 12 March 2021, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.
All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence and are requested to apply by email only, submitting the requested documents to:

The Headmaster
Clifton Preparatory School
Nottingham Road

Closing Date
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