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 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, whilst reporting to the Head of Senior Boarding. The Residential Boarding Housekeeper / Matron would have hours that predominantly occupy from 4pm to 10:30pm, in the evenings on the school nights, as well as providing on-call support overnight, should a boarder become unwell.

Please see our Welcome Letter from the Head of Senior Boarding for a more detailed view of life within the Boarding House.

Applications need to be made by 9am Monday 26th June 2023

All applications should be made using the following link to Tes:

Residential Boarding Housekeeper / Matron, Telford and Wrekin – Tes Jobs

Previous applicants need not apply.

Under the Data Protection Act 2018 the information or data which you will 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 for the keeping of 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 or referred to on it, including any information which may be considered to be 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