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House Matron
Tiverton, Devon

About Us

Founded in 1604, Blundell’s is a co-educational independent school for pupils aged 11 – 18 years. Boasting excellent facilities and the best in pastoral care, we are committed to providing an outstanding learning experience for all students. Based in 90 acres of beautiful Devon countryside, Blundell’s fosters a friendly and open environment where both students and staff can thrive.

We have an exciting opportunity for a House Matron to join our team on a permanent basis. This is a part time role, working 19 hours per week on Mondays, Tuesdays and alternate Saturday mornings during term time with some additional hours during holidays.

The Benefits

- Salary of £11 per hour
- 4 weeks paid holiday during school holidays (pro rata) plus bank holidays and customary days
- Company pension scheme
- Meals during term time
- Branded uniform provided (as required)
- Relevant internal and external training provided
- Use of excellent sports facilities
- Free staff parking
- Ongoing training

This is an exciting opportunity for a diligent individual with experience working with children aged 11-18 to join our distinguished organisation and have a positive impact on the lives of our pupils.

Providing exceptional care and overseeing the efficient running of our boarding house, you will have the chance to become acquainted with the students and ensure that they both feel at home and receive an excellent educational experience.

So, if you want to undertake rewarding work surrounded by the picturesque Devonian countryside, we want to hear from you today!

The Role

As a House Matron, you will be responsible for the orderly running of the boarding house, including cleaning, laundry, break time preparations and pastoral care.

Working across our houses, you will ensure an excellent standard of cleanliness of the pupils’ bedding and clothing, as well as caring for their general welfare.

You will take daily registers and report absentees to the main office, following up with phone calls to parents if necessary, and help to make pupils feel at home within the house whilst contributing to their pastoral care.

Additionally, you will:

- Supervise the cleaning staff
- Transport boarders to appointments
- Collect the post
- Undertake fire warden duties

About You

To be considered as a House Matron, you will need:

- Previous experience of working with children aged 11-18
- A detail-oriented approach and a strong commitment to maintaining high standards of hygiene and cleanliness
- Good timekeeping skills
- The ability to work alone as well as part of a team
- A good sense of humour
- Basic IT skills

Previous supervisory experience would be beneficial to your application, as would a driving license. A basic food hygiene qualification would also be advantageous, as would a first aid qualification.

The closing date for this role is 8th August 2022.

Other organisations may call this role Matron, Student Accommodation Support Assistant, Board Housemistress, Board Housemaster, Boarding House Parent, Boarding House Matron, School House Matron, Residential Matron, or House Manager.

Webrecruit and Blundell's School are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re ready for a unique opportunity as a House Matron, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency
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