House Matron, Rickmansworth

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Royal Masonic School for GirlsRickmansworth

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

House Matron

Fixed Term Contract for 1 year, reviewable thereafter

Approx. 40 hours per week including weekends (with consecutive days off during the week)

Required for September 2018

Harris House is one of our three boarding houses and accommodates around 40, full, weekly and flexi-boarders from Years 5 to 9. 

We are seeking a caring and enthusiastic House Matron to join our lively and forward thinking boarding team who oversee the welfare of 100 boarders in a total of 3 Houses. Along with the Housemistress and Houseparent you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the boarding house, and the pastoral care and support of the boarders, creating a happy, respectful, safe and caring atmosphere in the House. You will also be responsible for weekend cover in the other boarding houses, on rotation.

RMS boarders enjoy a lively and varied programme of activities and benefit from outstanding pastoral care.

If you have experience working with, caring for or inspiring and supporting young people to develop, ideally in an educational setting, and are prepared to commit to life as a resident member of staff in this thriving School, please apply. You will need to have a flexible approach to your duties and a sense of humour. A clean driving licence and first aid certificate would be advantageous.

You will be provided with one bedroom flat in the boarding house in which you will be required to reside during term time; the accommodation is available all year round.

RMS is an independent, day and boarding school with a supportive and nurturing ethos. The School provides an exceptionally favourable working environment, with keen students and stunning surroundings.

RMS is one of the top performing schools nationally for Value Added at GCSE and A Level and we are proud to be an inclusive school where all girls are encouraged to fulfil their potential.

 Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school website for more information about our thriving school, with its excellent value added results and inclusive community spirit that encourages both girls and staff to work to their potential and beyond. 

We welcome a letter of application and a completed application form which can be downloaded from our website. Completed applications only and any enquiries should be addressed to Miss Tyler Lawton or Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: Friday 20th July 2018 by 9.00am 

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for enhanced disclosure.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an equal opportunities employer.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is a Private Limited Company, Registered No 1339867 England, Registered Charity No 276784

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More about Royal Masonic School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Rickmansworth Park, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 4HF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 773168
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The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an independent school located on a 316-acre site in Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. Providing places to both boarding and day pupils, the school is an all-through institution educating pupils aged 2-18.