Uppingham School, founded in 1584, is one of Britain’s leading co-educational independent boarding schools. It is located in the small market town of Uppingham, amid the rolling fields of Rutland.
Position: House Matron
Location: Uppingham, Oakham
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: up to 46 hours per week; Part-time & full-time available; across six days a week (Mon – Sat) during term time (32 weeks a year)
Salary: £12.81 per hour
Closing Date: 9.00am 28th May 2019
Interviews date: 7 June 2019
About the role:
This is a unique opportunity to join one of the leading schools in the UK as Uppingham seeks to expand its entire matron provision across all its boarding houses.
We are seeking House Matrons to play a key role building on the School’s very high reputation for pastoral care, where you will work alongside existing boarding house teams to deliver excellent care to our pupils aged 13-18.
Opportunities are available in both girls’ and boys’ boarding houses. You will also ensure required service standards are met in cleaning, maintenance, laundry and catering provision.
The boarding houses are central to life at the School and you will be too. An Uppingham house is very much an extended home. Each boarding house aims to represent a full spectrum of the personalities, characters and talent found across the School.
Experience of working in a boarding school environment and of working with young people is desirable, as is experience of being involved with pastoral care.
If you are confident with IT-based admin, enjoy working as part of a team and can combine efficiency with friendliness and a genuine care for the welfare of our pupils, we would be delighted to hear from you.
Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo full screening in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KSCiE), including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils will be explored at interview.
You may have experience of the following: Housematron, Boarding House Matron, Boarding School, Independent School, Pastoral Care.