Job Description

We are a selective state grammar school with academy status situated in the small market town of Newport in rural Shropshire. It is a boy’s school with a co-educational Sixth Form although it will become co-educational in Year 7 from September 2024. There are currently about 1050 pupils on roll; approximately 100 of these are boarders. The Sixth Form has about 370 students, of whom about 120 are girls.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, adaptable, and hardworking team player to look after the well-being of the boy’s resident in the Senior Boarding House, and oversee all aspects of the running of the Senior Boarding House, while reporting to the Head of Senior Boarding. The Residential Boarding Housekeeper/Matron would have hours that predominantly occupy from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in the evenings on school nights, as well as providing on-call support overnight should a boarder become unwell.

Please read our Welcome Letter from the Head of Senior Boarding for a more detailed view of life within the Boarding House and the On-Site Accommodation Information that provides details of the accommodation that is included within this role.

If you are interested in the post, please complete the online Application Form, detailing in the Supporting Statement why you feel you are the right candidate for this role and your relevant experience.

Actual salary: £20,586–£21,442 dependent upon experience (Accommodation included)

Full-time salary based on 37 hours: £23,117–£24,079 pa, pro rata

Applications should be made using the following link: Residential Boarding Housekeeper / Matron (Accommodation Included), Telford and Wrekin – Tes Jobs

Applications need to be made by 9 a.m. on Monday, September 4th, 2023

Previous applicants need not apply.

Under the Data Protection Act 2018, the information or data which you supply on the Application Form will be processed and held on computer and will also be processed and held on your personal records if you are appointed, in line with the above legislation.

The data may be processed by the Haberdashers’ West Midlands Academies Trust for the purposes of equality monitoring, compiling statistics, and keeping other employment records. All data will be stored, processed and deleted in line with our Data Protection & Privacy Policy, available at: or

By signing and returning this Application form, you have been deemed to be giving your explicit consent to the processing of data contained in or referred to on it, including any information which may be considered sensitive personal data.

Haberdashers’ Adams is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service, and the list of those prohibited from teaching or working within the profession.

A full copy of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy can be found at