Senior Boarding Matron

  • Permanent
  • Cambridge
  • 30 November 2021

Website St Mary's School, Cambridge

St Mary’s School, Cambridge is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 3 to 18.

Situated in the heart of the academically and culturally vibrant city of Cambridge, we are a school where any girl can thrive and achieve academic excellence. A Christian school run in the Catholic tradition and founded on the principles of Mary Ward, we have a unique approach to education and an atmosphere which fosters a love of life and learning.

Boarding is thriving at St Mary’s and we are seeking a Boarding Matron with experience in pastoral work, health care and administration, who is organised, friendly and has excellent communication skills with a keen interest in the wellbeing of the boarders. The successful candidate will have experience to lead weekend activities, supervise and manage students living at the boarding house, whilst maintaining a pleasant and homely atmosphere.

As this is a girls’ boarding school this role is suitable for female applicants only. This is an occupational requirement in accordance with Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010. 

Further information can be found on our website. 

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Tuesday 30th November 2021
Interviews to be held shortly after on a date to be confirmed

We will review applications on receipt. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.   

The School is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

Registered Charity No. 290180

Telephone: 01223 224144 






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