22 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - The normal shifts are: • 1530hrs - 2330hrs = on duty (with a one hour break); • 2330hrs - 0630hrs = sleep-in/on call; • 0630hrs - 0900hrs = on duty. This post requires the post-holder to work: 4 nights a week, term-time only – Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

FTE £21,575 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Reporting to the Head of House or the delegated representative, Boarding House Matrons (Pastoral Care Workers) provide pastoral care and supervision of students resident in Boarding Houses, during non-timetabled time. They also undertake housekeeping duties and provide initial medical support. Boarding House Matrons (Pastoral Care Workers) are required to support, promote and implement College and House policies and protocols.

Boarding House Matrons (Pastoral Care Workers) are required to stay in Boarding House communal areas during nominated hours of duty and sleep in official accommodation during silent hours, responding to calls/alarms, as appropriate in line with protocols. However, where necessary, with the authority of the House leader, Boarding House Matrons (Pastoral Care Workers) may be required to escort students off-site in exceptional circumstances. Boarding House Matrons (Pastoral Care Workers) are required to set an exemplary personal example in standard of dress, behaviour and personal hygiene.

The professional competencies expected of a Boarding House Matron are:

Empathy with young people aged 11-16;A pro-active approach to engaging young people in tasks/activities;The ability to maintain discipline and morale.

The qualifications and previous experience required for a Boarding House Matron are:

Some previous experience working with young people is desirable, but for the right candidate with a suitable personality, not essential;An understanding of the national requirements for keeping children safe in education will be expectedAn understanding of the national minimum standards required of boarding schools, in respect of the care of students will be expected*.

What the school offers its staff

Wymondham College has over 400 staff dedicated to supporting World Class education. The College currently is one of the top State Schools in the Country and is recognised as one of the highest performing State Schools in the East of England, this is backed up by its most recent Ofsted review which rated the College as outstanding in both Education and Boarding inspections.

The College is focused on providing outstanding quality to their students and staff not only in education but also through its provision of exceptional facilities and accommodation on site across its 83-acre campus.

This pastoral role assists the House leadership team with the care of both boarding and day students, with responsibility for the health and well-being of boarders.

All College staff enjoy a number of non-contractual benefits, including:

Free on-site car parkingDiscounts, reward cards & promo codes via our staff benefits platform24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Programme, at no cost to you.

Further details about the role

Download an application form at:https://bit.ly/3XaZiR9

Application closing date: Applications to be considered upon receipt; therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Interview date: to be confirmed.

To find out more about Wymondham College, go to www.wymondhamcollege.org or www.se-trust.org

Or contact the HR team on hr@setrust.co.uk / 01953 609012

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children: therefore, all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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About Wymondham College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1426 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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