We are looking for a Matron to join The Leys School in one of our boys boarding houses. Applicants should possess a genuine interest in young people, in their welfare, pastoral care, and their education. Pupils in the house will range in age from 13-18 years old so an ability to work well with teenagers is essential. The role is to facilitate the efficient day-to-day management of the boarding house, working in liaison with the Housemaster (HsM) to provide a pleasant atmosphere within the House, ensuring that the highest standards are maintained, through general supervision, awareness of health and safety and other legislative requirements and acting as a link between pupils, parents, colleagues and members of the whole School community. The successful candidate will have a confidential, approachable manner and will be an effective communicator, possessing excellent interpersonal and listening skills. You will be IT literate with general administrative experience and the ability to work autonomously alongside a willingness to play a part in the House activities.
Working hours are Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 3.30pm Term Time only plus one further week spread across the school year. Some flexibility will be required for key events. Benefits include free meals (as appropriate) whilst on duty, contributory pension scheme (subject to eligibility), use of the School Sports Complex and free parking.
The Leys is a thriving school with a particularly friendly and supportive staff and pupil community. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an Enhanced DBS Check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance. Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK required as applicable. A six-month probationary period will also apply.
The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.