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Matron Job

Location UK, Greater London, London
Sector Childcare & Education
Job Role Pastoral Care/Schools
Job Type Temporary
Employment Type Full-time
Salary £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Job Number  92518
Created 14 April 2021


One of our clients is looking to recruit a temporary matron to cover holiday and sick leave

The role:

  • To assist with and contribute to the supervision and care of pupil members in the boarding house.
  • Responsible for overseeing the domestic running of the house; these will include cleaning, laundry, maintenance, health and safety and medical arrangements for individual pupils.
  • A Matron may be required to liaise with HsMs and/or tutors, as well as parents, about individual student pastoral issues. 
  • Be a listening ear to the pupils and will support them in their extra-curricular activities - attending games and theatre productions and concerts where required. 
  • Work closely with the Housemaster/Housemistress to ensure the safe running of the house.
  • General maintenance and liaising with the maintenance team to make sure the house is in a good state.
  • Complying with the school's safeguarding policy. 


  • Have worked as a Matron before, with either similar age or younger pupils OR
  • Have experience of working in a school
  • Would describe yourself as caring, diplomatic and extremely practical.
  • Are a good listener.
  • Have a good working knowledge of First Aid and experience in administering medication.
  • Enjoy working with children. 
  • Have an excellent understanding of the Child Protection Act and safeguarding practices.
  • Have a valid DBS check and are happy to get another one done too.  

For more details, a full job specification can be sent over to applicants

Start:  April 2021

Salary:  £12.00-£14.00p/h  depending on experience

Consultant: Kelly Bothomley

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