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Matron Job

Location UK, North West England, Cumbria
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care/Schools
Job Type Permanent
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £20,011 GPA
Job Number  88977
Created 11 September 2020

Greycoat Lumleys are seeking a Resident Matron for a Boy’s Prep School in Cumbria to start in November 2020

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a prestigious school with an excellent community feel to it. The school is set in the glorious countryside and has beautiful surrounding towns and villages. The Matron’s role is to help and support the Housemaster with the day to day running of the boarding house.


  • Year round accommodation
  • Meals on duty
  • Work mobile
  • Car for work purposes



  • Provide excellent all round pastoral care
  • Liaise with the school’s medical staff with regards to pupil’s health
  • Accompanying pupils on appointments
  • Communicate with parents and guardians
  • Work alongside other staff within the boarding house including the cleaning team
  • Administrative duties

Essential characteristics:

  • Approachable, warm, empathetic, and sympathetic personality
  • Good rapport with pupils being tactful, fair and firm
  • A good listener, mediator and relationship builder
  • Ability to use own initiative, be proactive in finding possible solutions to problems

Start: November 2020

Accommodation: 1 bedroomed self-contained flat with bathroom, living-room and kitchen

Salary: £20,011 gross per annum

Job Number: 88977

Responsible Consultant: Katie – katie@greycoatlumleys.co.uk

Please note you will not be considered for the position if you contact the school directly.

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