Assistant Matron, South Croydon

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Whitgift SchoolSouth Croydon

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £21,881.00 (full-time), pro-rata salary is £14,791.12 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Whitgift is a leading independent day and boarding school for boys, with approximately 1500 pupils including over one hundred boarding pupils and flexi boarding pupils.  It is set in an attractive 48-acre parkland site in South Croydon enjoying excellent links to London, Surrey and the south coast.

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Matron who is enthusiastic, flexible and organised individual to look after the boarding pupils. The position is available from February 2019 and the role will cover two main functions:

• Pastoral and health care

• Housekeeping or House administration

The appointment of Assistant Matron is an important role within the Boarding House, involving significant responsibility, and the success of the appointment will depend on the strength and quality of their relationships with the pupils, the Housemaster and the rest of the House team.  The successful candidate will be expected to make the boys ‘feel at home’ and ensure that they are well cared for pastorally and domestically.

In return we offer a generous salary and benefits package including a money purchase pension scheme (plus Life Assurance Cover), Employee Discount Club, discounted school fees for the Foundation Schools, discounted off-peak membership at our on-site gym (Nuffield Health), membership of a healthcare plan, a range of family-friendly benefits and season ticket loan.

We welcome applications from all sectors of our community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

From the advertisement on school's website (, select the 'documents available' button at the top left of the advertisement for further details, and the green 'apply' button on the top right for the online application form.  For any general queries, please telephone Human Resources Department on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail . For specific queries regarding the role, please telephone Will Chaloner on 020 8688 9222 or e-mail

Applications will be reviewed daily and we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.  

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More about Whitgift School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 10 - 18 years
Address: Haling Park, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6YT, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8688 9222
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