Job Description

We are seeking an exceptional and compassionate individual to serve as our Boarding Matron, responsible for the health, hygiene and wellbeing of the pupils in our care.

About Prebendal School

The Prebendal School is a co-educational independent day and boarding school for children aged 2 -13 years old.

The children at Prebendal are at the heart of everything that we do. Their enthusiasm and passion are nurtured by a dedicated team of teachers who inspire students to give their very best both inside and outside the classroom, at school and at home.

Our boarding house is home to both domestic and international students from a range of countries including Hong Kong, France, Spain, Thailand, Ukraine, China and Germany.

About the Role and You

Contract type: Thursday to Sunday, 40 weeks per year

Salary: Dependent on experience with accommodation provided

Start date: September 2024

The Boarding Matron will be responsible to the Head of Boarding and will assist with the health and wellbeing of the pupils. As a night worker, you will remain awake during the night duty to ensure adequate supervision and care of the pupils, particularly ensuring that various housekeeping activities are completed to ensure the expected high level of pastoral care of the pupils is not compromised.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Holds a valid childcare qualification.
  • Has a valid UK driving license.
  • Has experience working within a boarding environment.
  • Is First Aid trained (desirable).
  • Is approachable and friendly.
  • Can stay calm under pressure.
  • Is flexible and adaptable.

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive salary
  • Bursaries for dependent children at any Alpha School
  • Bonus for our ‘Refer a Friend Scheme’
  • Wellness programme
  • Access to life assurance
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • All meals provided
  • Free accommodation

If this role aligns with your skill set and experience, we encourage you to apply!

We look forward to welcoming you to The Prebendal School!

The Prebendal School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for ALL jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level, with costs covered by the company. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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Source: Boarding Matron, Chichester – Tes Jobs