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Location: UNITED KINGDOM, South East England, Kent
Salary:
  • Not specified /year
  • Not specified / hour
Job type: Permanent, Full time
Functions:
  • Resident Matron
Date: Friday 6th January 2017
Closing date: Friday 20th January 2017
Jobs available: 1

Job description

Resident Matron (Full-Time)

A Resident Matron is required from April 2017 for part of the Sixth Form at Benenden. Working under the leadership of two Housemasters, the Resident Matron aims to promote and maintain a purposeful and happy environment, supporting students as they become more independent in preparation for life beyond school. Candidates should be organised, good motivators, empathetic listeners and have sound computer skills. Matrons play a key role in the life of the House, supporting, enthusing, cajoling and calming students through their daily lives.

One-bedroomed accommodation is provided year round in the House.

Benenden School is an independent boarding school for girls, founded in 1923 and situated in 240 acres of beautiful parkland in rural Kent. At present, there are 542 girls in the School. A considerable amount of new building has been completed in recent years, including a Science Centre, an all-weather pitch, Sports Pavilion and staff housing.

Meals are provided to staff whilst on duty. The School’s leisure facilities, including a fitness gym and swimming pool are available for staff to use.

The nearest railway station is 7 miles away providing direct links to London.

For more information and to apply, please download the application pack from our website www.benenden.kent.sch.uk

Completed applications should be sent to Mrs J Card, Head of HR and Compliance, Benenden School, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4AA by 9:00am on Friday 20 January.

The post-holder will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children with whom he/she comes into contact. He/She must ensure compliance with the School’s Safeguarding Policies at all times. This appointment will be subject to DBS checks.




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