Royal Hospital School

Matron (Fixed Term Contract)
RHS Own Salary scale
Pastoral / Welfare Support

Job Description

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18 year olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School have the following vacancy


We are seeking to appoint a full time matron to assist in the provision of a high level of pastoral care in a girls boarding house. There are approximately 55 pupils in the boarding house.

The successful applicant will have an excellent pastoral understanding of the needs of young people in the relevant age group, the ability to liaise closely with parents, and experience of administration and domestic organisation.

Matrons work for 34 weeks of the year and are also expected to assist with occasional evening social functions and with Divisions on five Sundays per year. The successful candidate would be expected to live on site during term time.

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to


Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting or by contacting the HR Manager on or 01473 326200.


Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Monday 21 September 2020

Interviews will be held: week commencing 28 September 2020


For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and the successful applicant will be subject to all recommended checking procedures including an enhanced DBS disclosure and a check against the Children’s Barred List

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