Matron, Suffolk

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Royal Hospital SchoolSuffolk

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: RHS Own Salary Scale
Contract term: Permanent

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18 year olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School have the following vacancies


Starting Easter or September 2020

We are seeking to appoint a full time matron to assist in the provision of a high level of pastoral care in either a boys or girls boarding house.  There are approximately 55 pupils in each boarding house across years 8-12. 

The successful applicant will have an excellent pastoral understanding of the needs of young people in the relevant age group, the ability to liaise closely with parents, and experience of administration and domestic organisation. 

Matrons work for 34 weeks of the year and are also expected to assist with occasional evening social functions and with Divisions on five Sundays per year.  The successful candidate would be expected to live on site during term time.

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to

Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting  or by contacting the HR Manager on or 01473 326200.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Thursday 20 February 2020

Interviews will be held: week commencing 24 February 2020

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit 

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

More about Royal Hospital School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holbrook, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2RX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1473 326200
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Welcome to the Royal Hospital School

Set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the Stour Estuary and within an hour of London, the Royal Hospital School is a leading, co-educational boarding and day school for ...