Matron, Reading

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Queen Anne's SchoolReading

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Term time only

About us

Queen Anne’s School is an exciting place to work, where every member of the school team is valued. We aim to recruit the highest calibre of staff through all areas of the school. Queen Anne’s School is a community and all staff work with a professional, committed and enthusiastic attitude.

The school is located in beautiful 35 acre grounds with good transport links and within easy walking distance of Reading Station. We offer a number of staff benefits including excellent training and Inset opportunities, discounted gym membership, subsidised meals, free car parking, pension scheme and School fee reduction where appropriate.

The role

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Matron to join the pastoral team in a senior boarding house. This is a term time position and non-residential. The hours required are 8am to 4pm on Monday to Friday.

The role of a Matron is one of trust and responsibility. The Matron will not only manage the domestic standards but will deal with the health and welfare of the girls. The Matron has a special role assisting the Housemistress to create a happy, respectful and caring atmosphere in the house. 

The successful candidate will have a clear understanding of the pastoral care provision. Flexibility, resilience and empathy are essential requirements along with a caring and cheerful disposition. First Aid training will be provided, if necessary. Qualifications and /or experience in childcare, training in nursing or in a health and social care setting would be an advantage.

Closing date: Wednesday 19 June 2019

Full details of this position and how to apply are available from  or by emailing

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Queen Anne’s School is an equal opportunities employer.

More about Queen Anne's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: 6 Henley Road, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6DX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 918 7400
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Queen Anne's School is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18. Situated on a 35 acre campus just north of Reading, it has excellent road/rail links to Heathrow Airport, London and the south east.

Girls enter by means of the 11+, ...