Residential Matron, East Sussex

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Eastbourne CollegeEast Sussex

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,716
Contract term: Temporary

Eastbourne College is seeking a residential matron to assist with the health and well-being of boarding pupils as part of the pastoral team. The role also involves the organisation of domestic staff and liaison with College staff, pupils, parents and guardians.

Responsible to: Deputy Head (Pastoral) and Housemaster/Housemistress (hsm) regarding daily matters

Terms and Conditions:

This is a temporary post with effect from 19 August 2019, with the possibility of an earlier start from as soon as Easter 2019.

Hours of Work: 6 days per week (day off being on a weekday). The hours will be as necessary to fulfill the requirements of the job but unlikely to be less than 40 hours a week.

Working Week: Term time plus one week after the end of term and one week before term starts.

Accommodation: One-bedroom flat, lounge, kitchen and bathroom. Available all year round. Single person’s Council tax and all utilities are paid for by the College (except private telephone calls and personal contents insurance).

Holiday: You shall be entitled to the statutory minimum holiday entitlement under the Working Time Regulations 1998 which is to be taken during the College holidays. In addition, you will not normally be required to work during normal College holidays except for one week after the end of term and one week before term starts.

Applicants must be non-smokers and preferably have a car and clean driving licence. First aid experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

Safeguarding Statement:

Eastbourne College Charity is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safeguarding of children. In addition to normal pre –employment checks, this appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and a safeguarding interview.

Application Process:

Candidates should complete all sections of the application form and return it along with a brief covering letter, and a CV, to the HR Department, Marlborough House, Old Wish Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 4JY. Electronic applications should be sent to

Closing date: 20 March 2019

Interviews will be week commencing 25 March 2019

Further information is available from Human Resources by email on or phone 01323 452239.

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More about Eastbourne College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Old Wish Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4JY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1323 452300
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The College was founded by the Seventh Duke of Devonshire and other prominent Eastbourne citizens in 1867. For a hundred years, as a school for boys, it was proud to educate, amongst many successful old pupils, two VCs, a Nobel prize-winner, a Presid...