May 14, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
We have an exciting opportunity within our Domestics department who are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Matrons Manager.
Competitive Salary Per Annum
Working Pattern
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date
June 10, 2024


Wellington College is one of the world’s leading co-educational boarding and day schools located in rural Berkshire set in a stunning 400 acre campus, home to a blend of breathtaking original architecture and modern state-of-the-art facilities to provide the best possible education environment for our pupils.

We have an exciting opportunity within our Domestics department who are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Matrons Manager.

About the role:

You will join on a full time basis (40 hours per week).

The postholder will be responsible to effectively lead, support, and manage the team of Matrons and Housekeepers in the boarding environment, ensuring that the highest standard of care is given to the pupils of Wellington College. In addition, ensure that each boarding house is set up by the team for the pupils of Wellington College as well as the commercial lets during the College’s holiday periods. The Matrons Managers will work collaboratively to ensure that all boarding houses have adequate cover and where necessary assign float staff to cover in their absence.

Dedication, hard work and passion will see you go far at Wellington College, we value and support our staff and you'll have the chance to develop existing and gain new skills with career progression opportunities available.


Wellington College offers a wide range of benefits, in addition to a competitive salary we offer * 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays), free lunch whilst on duty, subsidised membership to the Wellington Health & Fitness Club, generous contribution to the personal pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced Maternity/Paternity scheme, cycle to work scheme, free parking and access to a health cash plan.

Key responsibilities (Including but not limited to; see job description for full requirements):

  • Manage and support the Matrons to ensure the provision of the highest quality pastoral care and domestic service to the pupils.
  • Understand and ensure compliance with regards to safeguarding, data protection and any other relevant legislation including the Independent Schools Inspectors/Safeguarding.
  • Continuously review procedures for Matrons to keep them up to date with changing requirements, and work with the Deputy Domestic Services Manager to implement where appropriate.

Person Specification

The successful incumbent must have:

  • Well-developed understanding of the English language.
  • Excellent communication skills to enable effective dialogue with colleagues, staff, visitors and where applicable, pupils.
  • Organised and self-motivated, with a proven record for meeting targets and deadlines.
  • Have a proactive, positive, professional attitude.

So, if you are committed to contributing towards the College community, think you’ve got what it takes to perform exceptionally in this role and would like to join our team, please apply now.

For further details, including how to apply, please visit the Support page of our website at We can only accept applications via our vacancy website application form.

Closing date: Monday, 10 June 2024

Wellington College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates before the closing date or to close the vacancy prior to closing date if deemed appropriate. You are advised to submit your application as early as possible to avoid missing your chance to apply.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are seeking applications from suitable candidates from all backgrounds.

All applicants must have a valid right to work in the UK and must be able to produce supporting documents.

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