Vacancies: Sub-Wardens

Wilson House is currently NOT recruiting

To support its academic mission, the College recognises the importance of providing a high-quality student experience, which offers support and development opportunities to its students in all aspects of student life. The college has 11 halls of residence, accommodating circa 3100 undergraduate students in total. Each hall has a residential Warden who has overall responsibility for fostering an inclusive and safe community for residents, in order to support their academic journey and transition to independent living.

Wardens have responsibility for the leadership of a team of Sub-Wardens within their hall, who support the Warden in maintaining good discipline and play a key role in community development and delivering pastoral support to student residents.

Successful candidates will have a strong desire to help students develop a balanced approach to university life, have excellent organizational and inter-personal skills and the ability to work effectively in a close-knit team.

This voluntary position is open to all staff from academic and academic-related backgrounds and professional services roles. Applications from those with experience of student pastoral care are particularly encouraged.

Post holders are provided with accommodation at no cost (including rent, furnishings, and essential amenities).

A full Job Description is attached below.


  • Work with Hall Seniors to organise events during fresher’s week and the academic year
  • Work with the Wardening team to support the welfare of residents
  • Carry out Duty Warden responsibilities regularly 
  • Move into Wilson House in Summer 2023


  • Contributing to the community at Wilson House
  • Developing skills in teamwork and pastoral care
  • Free studio accomodation in Central London

To apply for the Sub-Warden post, please complete the online application form


Applications will close at midnight on Friday 5th May.

You will be requested to specify two referees who will automatically be contacted to provide a reference upon submission of your application. Please ensure you have notified your referees before submitting your application. The deadline for receiving references is 5pm on Thursday 11th May
Enquiries about the application process and the roles can be made to Student Services, and queries specific to the role to

Interviews for shortlisted candidates are expected to take place in the weeks commencing 15th & 22nd May. Interviews will take place in person.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Wilson Wardening team