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Job details
Employer Queen Anne's School
Location Reading
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

Queen Anne’s is one of the country’s leading independent boarding and day schools for girls with 450 pupils, aged 11-18.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Matron to join the pastoral team in a junior boarding house. This is a term-time position and non-residential. The hours required are 8.00am to 4.00pm 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.

Full details of this position and how to apply are available from http://bit.ly/QASCareers or by emailing HR@qas.org.uk 

Closing date for applications: Thursday 22 June 2017

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.

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