House Matron, Cannock

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Chase Grammar SchoolCannock

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

House Matron Vacancy

Chase Grammar School is made up of three Houses (Tylecote, Parton and Lee), all of which are located on the main school campus in the heart of Cannock. The House Matron is a key member of each House team and their primary responsibility is the welfare of students in their House. The House Matron will be:

· an effective and harmonious part of an energetic, cohesive, hardworking team

· able to communicate effectively at all levels with students, staff, parents and guardians

· professional, flexible, conscientious, and able to act with discretion at all times

· able to work upon your own initiative in a calm and patient manner

· able to demonstrate a genuine warmth and interest in the students in your care

General Responsibilities (Please see the Job Description for specific responsibilities)

Reporting to the Housemaster/mistress, House Matrons provide pastoral care for and supervision of students belonging to a House. This will include both boarding and day students. Matrons also undertake housekeeping duties and provide assistance to the School Nurses with the medical care of students. The post holder will be required to comply with the Chase Grammar School Code of Conduct and will have access to and be responsible for confidential information and documentation. The House Matron must ensure confidential or sensitive material is handled appropriately and accurately, following the policies and guidelines of the School.


Chase Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to satisfy an enhanced disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service and must attend and comply with all Safeguarding Training and the School’s Safeguarding Policy.

To apply, candidates must complete the school’s Application form and Pre-Employment Medical form and send it, together with a letter of application addressed to Dr P Silverwood, the School Principal to to arrive no later than 09:00, Monday, 4 June 2018. 

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More about Chase Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: Convent Close, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 0UR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 154 3501800
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Chase Grammar School is an independent school in the heart of Cannock, close to the beautiful Staffordshire countryside of Cannock Chase. Buildings are largely modern and well designed, including a sizeable Sports Hall. There are 27 acres of playing ...