Residential Matron, Reading

Closing date:

Leighton Park SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary is competitive but will depend on your skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent

HMC Co-educational boarding and day school for students aged 11-18.

Residential Matron, to start as soon as possible

Full time, 37 weeks per year

Leighton Park School is looking to appoint a Residential Matron with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work alongside our boarding house team. You should have experience of working with children and will assist with and contribute to the supervision of full, weekly and day students and participate fully in the life of the school. Working an agreed hour pattern, you will be required to be on call for all matters of student care in the house both during the day and night and as such accommodation will be provided. In accordance with school policies and procedures, you will have particular responsibility for the health, dress and general well-being of all students in the house. You will also work alongside the school nurses, domestic staff, and our estates team. 

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Founded on Quaker values, Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere where we aim to inspire and support each student to prepare for their future by reaching their potential academically and personally. We aim to appoint a candidate who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

To apply, please complete an application form which can be found on our website https://www.leightonpark.com/about-the-school/vacancies.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for this post is:  24th November 2017

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...