Job Description

he School is recruiting a Resident Matron to join the Boarding Pastoral team from September 2023.

Reporting to the Head of Boarding and working alongside a Houseparent, Assistant Head of House and Boarding Tutors, this key role will support the running of a Senior Girls Boarding House of approximately 50 students. Wellington School has 5 Boarding Houses, two Girls and Three Boys Houses, each with their own Matron.

As part of a House team, the Resident Matron helps provide pastoral, social, moral and academic support for the pupils and maintains the rules and ethos of the House. The Matron helps create a warm and welcoming environment for both pupils, their families and other visitors and acts towards pupils as a reasonable parent would, following the principles of ‘in loco parentis’.

Matrons play an important role in building strong professional relationships with pupils, maintaining discipline and respect, alongside listening and guiding pupils where necessary. They encourage pupils and celebrate their achievements.

Matrons are also involved in ensuring the smooth running of domestic arrangements within the boarding house and promoting tidiness and smart uniforms.

Suitable applicants will enjoy working with young people, have excellent communication and care skills and ideally have previous experience in a similar role, although training will be provided

Successful applicants must be committed to safeguarding and will be subject to an enhanced DBS and Child protection checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Further details from:
Tel: 01823 668836

Closing date: Sunday, 18th June 2023 at 10pm

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00-£21,000.00 per year


  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking


  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 18/06/2023
Expected start date: 01/09/2023


For more information on how to apply, please click here.