SBC House Parent

Oxford and Bournemouth

SBC House Parents are an integral part of a successful summer at Summer Boarding Courses. In charge of the student’s pastoral care, they ensure that students are safe and happy and able to enjoy their time at Summer School to the maximum.


Dates vary between school and positions available. Note the dates given below are our course start dates. Staff training dates will be confirmed in addition to the below.

SchoolCourse Start DateCourse End DateStaff training Dates
SBC Canford (Junior)11/07/202215/08/2022*05/07/2022 to 10/07/2022
Headington18/07/202222/08/2022*12/07/2022 to 17/07/2022
SBC at Eton College09/07/202207/08/202206/07/2022 to 08/07/2022

*Contract length may vary


All SBC House Parents receive £590 per week.

Job Description

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Please note: Because of the number of applications we receive, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Summer Boarding Courses is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We have a comprehensive Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and procedures in place which all employees, volunteers and contractors are expected to adhere to. Conditional offers are subject to an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service and obtaining two satisfactory references, where previous employers are specifically asked about suitability to work with children. Our full Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy is available on request, in all summer school offices and at our Head Office.