Christ’s Hospital is a full boarding school with eighteen boarding houses and operates a seven-day a week programme. This exciting new strategic role focuses upon both managing and moving the Matron’s department forward into the next decade. While the job role is for term time , Monday to Friday (8.30am to 5.30pm), the successful candidate will be expected to work at home from time-to-time outside of these hours. Managing and supporting a team of Matrons will be the primary responsibility, alongside providing the key link between the Matron department and the Senior Leadership Team.
The Matron Manager will lead the Matron department, guiding and support staff where appropriate; liaise regularly with the Assistant Head (Pastoral) and the Senior Matrons. The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in a boarding school environment and ideally, previous experience of managing or leading a team. They will have 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.
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.
We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.
Completed application forms should be sent to HR@christs-hospital.org.uk by 9am on Friday 7th January 2022. Interviews will be held on site at the school (COVID restrictions permitting) shortly after.
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 www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.
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