School Matron job in Hook Hampshire

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School Matron

Joint Non-Residential Boarding House Matrons – Hook, Hants

Competitive salary

Our client is an ambitious and forward-thinking independent, HMC co-educational boarding and day school of around 620 pupils, aged 11-18. It enjoys a fine reputation for its very high standards, pastoral care and superb all-round education. The College is situated in an estate of 1200 acres in a rural area of Hampshire and within the village of Long Sutton.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Non Resident Matrons to join the pastoral team at Junior House. Junior House is a thriving co-educational day and boarding house of 120 pupils (years 7 & 8), set within its own idyllic 15 acre grounds on the edge of LWC’s campus and within easy walking distance of the main school site.

The successful applicants will provide pastoral care and supervision of the boarding pupils. Applicants with previous experience of caring giving or nursing industries would be ideal, however other suitable career experience will be considered. This role involves housekeeping duties and providing frontline medical care. This is a fantastic opportunity for a calm, sensitive, approachable and practical individual to join the College.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications, skill and experience:

· Good organisation and communication skills

· Friendly and sympathetic nature, with excellent interpersonal skills

· Ability to work alone and use own initiative

· Excellent listening skills

· Good IT skills

· Knowledge of First Aid

· Full UK driving licence (essential)

The weekly shift rotates on a fortnightly basis term-time and is shared between two full-time term time Matrons. Each will work an average of 37.5 per week, for 33 weeks term time and 3 weeks non-term time: per year. The Fortnightly shift rotates as follows:

Matron A

Week 1

· Mon to Friday 08:00am to 14.30pm

· Saturdays 8.00am to 13.00pm on alternate Saturdays

Matron B

Week 2

· Monday to Friday 14:30pm to 21:00pm

· Saturdays 13.00pm to 18.00pm on alternate Saturdays

Benefits currently include: outstanding CPD opportunities and career development; access to our fee remission scheme for children; catered lunches provided during term-time in our state-of the-art, newly refurbished dining room (Julyans); access to wide-ranging school facilities (swimming pool, tennis, squash, walks, etc.); death in service cover; contributory group personal pension scheme; and, excellent social and sporting events for staff.


  • Location: Hook, Hampshire
  • Job Title: School Matron
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