Oundle School is seeking an experienced Administrator, that will help to make a significant and important contribution to the welfare of children and young adults at Scott House, our Junior Day House.

the Role

The purpose of the role is to run the day to day operation of the Scott House office, supporting the Housemistress as required. Building good relationships with the pupils, parents and staff, in particular the House Tutor team but also with all other departments within the School.

The Scott House Administrator will work as an integral part of the Day House team, to provide high quality, professional pastoral care for the pupils and ensure the pupils achieve and maintain high standards of health care and self-discipline. Setting the standards for the cleanliness, tidiness, and comfort within the Day House and being the first point of contact within the House dealing with pupils, parents and staff and visitors.

Working within the Pastoral team, the role holder will report to the Housemistress (Hsm).

This role will be part time, 24.25 hours per week, working set days Thursday and Friday 7.45am – 5pm and Saturday 7.45am – 3pm.


Oundle and Laxton Junior Schools have long been associated with the very best of modern independent education, especially boarding. The Schools take seriously their responsibility to pupils so that they can emerge as decent, open-minded adults; ambitious about what they can go on to achieve and contribute. Over 1400 pupils are on roll at the School, of whom 840 are full boarders. Academic results are steadfastly excellent. 

 A team of around 800 staff, both academic and support, ensure an education of the highest standard is in place across the Schools with the efforts of the whole team focused on this fundamental aim.

Living in Oundle

We are fortunate in our location at the heart of a beautiful market town. School and town are part of the same community and our pupils take their place within this community, not isolated from it. The town has a spirited cultural life, with an annual international festival, literature festival, and frequent performances of nationally touring shows at the School’s Stahl Theatre.

To apply

Full details of the role, including hours of work and salary, can be found at the ” Application Pack and Job Description” link below. If you are excited by this opportunity, please complete and return an application form and supplement to the application before the closing date. Please note CV submissions cannot be accepted.

Application closing date: Tuesday 16 April 2024, 9am

Interview date: To be agreed with shortlisted candidates.


If you have any questions about the role, please contact:

HR Department, Oundle School, The Bursary, Church Street, Oundle, Peterborough, PE8 4EE

Email c/o: opportunities@oundleschool.org.uk or Tel: 01832 277193

Application Pack and Job Description

Application Form

Supplement to the Application Form

Oundle School and Laxton Junior School are proud to be equal opportunity employers and we welcome applications from all. Both Schools are 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.

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The Corporation of Oundle School has an internal recruitment department, but where agency support is required, we will engage our trusted partners. Our adverts are intended to encourage direct interest from potential applicants, not recruitment agencies. Speculative CVs sent from sources other than directly from a candidate, will not be acknowledged or considered.