May 15, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
We have an exciting opportunity within our Domestics department who are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Master's Lodge Manager.
Competitive Salary Per Annum
Working Pattern
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date
May 31, 2024


Wellington College is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools located in rural Berkshire set in a stunning 400 acre campus, home to a blend of breathtaking original architecture and modern state-of-the-art facilities to provide the best possible education environment for our pupils.

We have an exciting opportunity within our Domestics department who are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Master's Lodge Manager.

About the role:

The Master’s Lodge Manager role will be responsible for overseeing the smooth running and management of the private house and the operational management of the Master’s events in the social areas, ensuring it runs efficiently and meets the Master’s and his family’s needs. The role is multifaceted, often encompassing a range of responsibilities from supervising trades and event catering, welcoming high-profile guests and ensuring the high expectations are met by all groups.

The Master’s Lodge Manager is required to have a level of flexibility within a 30-hour week – 40 weeks per annum – which is generally Monday to Friday, however occasional weekend work may be required.


Wellington College offers a wide range of benefits, in addition to a competitive salary we offer a free lunch whilst on duty, subsidised membership to the Wellington Health & Fitness Club, generous contribution to the personal pension scheme, EAP, enhanced Maternity/Paternity scheme, cycle to work scheme, free parking and access to a health cash plan.

Key responsibilities (Including but not limited to; see job description for full requirements):

  • Build and maintain a high level of communication and co-operation with the Master’s Executive Assistant and Domestic Services Manager.
  • Ensuring the privacy of the Lodge and the family is always respected, and a high level of discretion and professionalism is always demonstrated.
  • Ensure that the daily household activities are completed to specification including cleaning, vacuuming, polishing, daily bathroom cleaning, private rooms cleaning and periodic deep cleaning. This may also include on occasion overseeing additional resources providing support for these tasks.

Person Specification

The successful incumbent must have:

  • Well-developed understanding of the English language.
  • Confidentiality, discretion & sensitivity.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ track record of success in a similar role.
  • Flexible approach.

So, if you are committed to contributing towards the College community, think you’ve got what it takes to perform exceptionally in this role and would like to join our team, please apply now.

We can only accept applications via our vacancy website application form.

Closing date: Thursday, 30 May 2024

Wellington College is 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 (DBS).

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates before the closing date or to close the vacancy prior to closing date if deemed appropriate. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are seeking applications from suitable candidates from all backgrounds.

All applicants must have a valid right to work in the UK and must be able to produce supporting documents.

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