Resident Matron (Full-Time), Benenden School, Kent

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Location: UNITED KINGDOM, South East England, Kent
  • Not specified /year
  • Not specified / hour
Job type: Permanent, Full time
  • Resident Matron
Date: Monday 25th November 2019
Closing date: Wednesday 4th December 2019
Jobs available: 1

Job description

A full-time Resident Matron is required from February 2020 or earlier for Hemsted, a House of 67 girls aged 11-16.  Working under the leadership of the Housemistress, the Resident Matron aims to promote and maintain a caring and happy environment in the House, offering pastoral guidance to students.  Candidates should be organised, good motivators, enjoy the company of energetic young people and have reasonable computer skills. Matrons play a key role in the life of the House, supporting, enthusing, cajoling and calming students through their daily school lives.


Benenden School is an independent boarding school for 540 girls, founded in 1923 and situated in 240 acres of beautiful parkland in rural Kent. Benenden offers its own generous pay structure and benefits. The nearest railway station is 7 miles away providing direct links to London.


One-bedroomed accommodation is provided year-round in the Boarding House. Meals are provided in term time. The School’s leisure facilities, including a fitness gym and swimming pool are available for staff to use. 


Interviews will be held on Tuesday 10 and Friday 13 December 2019.


To apply, please download the application pack from our website  Completed applications should be sent to Mrs J Card, Head of HR and Compliance, Benenden School, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4AA by 9:00am on Wednesday 4 December.  


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 Child Protection Policy Statement at all times.  This appointment will be subject to DBS checks. Benenden School is committed to equal opportunities and equal pay for all employees.


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