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Applying for a tenancy at St Marys Lodge


To qualify for a tenancy, teachers must be newly or recently qualified, i.e. to have completed fewer than three years teaching at the commencement of the tenancy.


There are vacancies for the start of the new academic year in September 2024, with the option to move in during the Summer months.


The St Marys Lodge apartments are available at a discounted rate to those in the early years of their teaching career.

Teaching Year 1  -  £600pcm

Teaching Year 2  -  £700pcm

Teaching Year 3  -  £800pcm

Teaching Year 4  -  £900pcm

There will be a maximum of 4 terms of 12 months allowed to any tenancy.



Assured Shorthold Tenancy (terminable after 6 months with 2 months notice by either party) , part furnished and with white good  Tenants will be responsible for payment of electricity, gas, water service charges and council tax. The first month’s rent and payment of a deposit of 5 weeks rent will be required before moving in, there are no administration charges payable.


Applications for tenancies of the apartments are invited now, and should be made by CV and covering letter.

Applicants may be invited to a short interview which will take place in Wantage.

Please include the following in your application:

  • The school in which you are/will be teaching.

  • Whether this is your first post/ how long you have been teaching.

  • Why you became a teacher.

  • Your educational background.

  • Your leisure time interests.

Applications can be emailed to, or posted to: Simon Bunyard, CSMV, St Mary's Convent, Denchworth Road, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9AU.

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