School Matron (Term Time only), Birmingham

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King Edward VI High School for GirlsBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Grade 4, SP9. Actual salary of £16,458 (FTE: £21,147)
Contract term: Permanent

The Post

We are seeking to appoint a confident, caring and organised person to join our team in the role of School Matron. This role will require applicants to assess the medical and welfare needs of students and staff, and administer front-line First Aid. The successful candidate will ensure that pupils with ongoing medical needs are supported in school in line with their Individual Health Care Plans, administer approved medication to students and maintain records and reports, including those for statutory requirements.

The post holder will be responsible for maintaining the appointment schedules of the school-based counsellors and the school based doctor. The position also includes other administrative duties in support of the wider school, making this role both varied and interesting. 

Applicants must hold a full First Aid certificate as a minimum requirement; applications from RGNs will be welcomed. Relevant experience of working in a similar environment is desirable.  

Further details about the school can be found at:

How to apply 

If you have any general questions about the role, please contact Mrs Neelam Varma (Vice Principal Pastoral) on

Applications should comprise the following: 

• A completed application form (available for download at:

• A short covering letter. This should explain why you want to work at King Edward VI High School for Girls and why your experience makes you the best candidate for the job.

Please send completed applications addressed to the HR Manager (Becky Smith) by email to or by post to Ms Becky Smith, HR Manager, King Edward VI High School for Girls, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2UB. The closing date for applications will be Monday 22nd January at 9am.

Job location

More about King Edward VI High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2UB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 472 1834
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King Edward VI High School for Girls is one of the country’s leading girls’ independent day schools, with a reputation for academic success and wide-ranging extra-curricular opportunities.  Rated ‘excellent’ by ISI in 201...