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House Matron

Oswestry SchoolOswestry, Shropshire

House Matron

Oswestry School seeks a Boarding House Matron, to be based in one of our boarding houses.  The role will involve providing support, domestic and pastoral, to ensure that our boarding pupils enjoy a home from home experience. The working hours are 7.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday, plus one in three weekends during term time only.  For the right candidate, there may also be the opportunity to combine this role with a Houseparent role.

Formal qualifications are not essential. Details available upon request. For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Mrs Lyndsay Lang, Headmistress on 01691 655711 or email at

Generous fee discounts for staff children, as well as a medical support package and use of facilities, help emphasise that Oswestry School is a community which cares for its employees.

Closing date for the above position: 12 noon on Thursday 23 September 2021

Provisional interview date for the above position: week commencing 27 September 2021

The school reserves the right to offer the post at any stage in the appointment process or not to offer the post.

For an application form and job description please contact:

Kerry Bennett, Head’s PA / HR Officer, Oswestry School, Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, 

SY11 2TL, Telephone 01691 655711 or email 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Charity Registration No. 1079822.

Oswestry School is an independent, co-educational day & boarding school, with a 11-18 senior school of c.350 pupils and a 4-11 junior school (Bellan House) of c.120 pupils. The strong ethos of the school is reflected in its fabulous pastoral care and sense of community. The School recently underwent inspection, with a very good report. As well as providing a fantastic learning and living environment for young people, Oswestry School offers an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding working environment.

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