Relief Matron

Oundle School

Job Title / Role: Relief Matron

Location: Oundle

Type: Part Time

Contact: Recruitment

Job Description:

Role Details

Working under the direction of the Housemaster/Mistress, to supervise and provide care for the pupils, with particular responsibilities for the physical, social and emotional well-being and presentation of the pupils in the House, the purpose of the role is to provide a seamless service to the boarding house when the resident Matron is not present.

Role Requirements

The successful candidate would need to be educated to a least GCSE A-C standards, or equivalent, with a valid First Aid qualification, or willingness to obtain one for the role. A calm, approachable manner is essential along with the ability to work effectively under pressure.


In addition to a friendly working environment, we offer a wide range of benefits including Pension, Life Assurance, BUPA Wellness Plan, and discounted membership of the Sports Centre and swimming pool.

For full details of the responsibilities and requirements for the role including the benefits on offer and an overview of the School, please see the Job Description available under “Attachments”.

Hours of work: Generally, Relief Matrons are on duty for a 30 hour relief period starting at 7.30am. Hours of work vary depending on the needs of the House, but are generally between 11 and 16 active hours working in the boarding House with the remaining hours on standby.

Working: 33 weeks per year (paid for 36.97)

Salary: £10.76 per hour (FTE £21,994) plus £739 per annum for the periods on standby.

Anticipated Start date: 1st September 2022

Please complete an application form before the closing date, we will then be in touch with the next steps.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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