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Day Matron

Closing date for application: 13.05.2019

We are recruiting for a Day Matron to join us from September 2019 to help look after up to 70 -85 girls and boys within the Grecians’ (6th Form) boarding house. Grecians are encouraged to become more independent and responsible as part of the transition from student life to life outside of school.  Duties include pastoral care responsibilities; administrative tasks, the control and issue of proprietary medications and pupils’ epipens etc., the organisation of pupils’ laundry and household linen as well as repairing uniforms.

Sensitivity to the needs of young people, good organisational skills, flexibility and the ability to work with others are essential to carry out this important role.  The post operates mainly in term time (33 weeks per year) although you will also be required to work up to 3 additional days before the start and after the end of each term. 

This role is part of a job-share arrangement and the current vacancy is for the latter half of the week.  Working hours are:

  • 12:45pm to 6pm Wednesday
  • 8am to 6pm Thursday and Friday
  • 8am to 1pm on alternate Saturdays.  

We offer an attractive remuneration package including 23 days paid holiday plus bank holidays pro rata, a stakeholder pension scheme for eligible staff, free on-site parking, low-cost membership of the on-site Sports Centre and lunch whilst on duty during term time.  Annual leave must be taken during school holidays only.

Applications should be received by 9:00am on Monday 13th May 2019

The successful candidate will need to be available to start work on Friday 30th August.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on



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