Evening/Weekend Matron

S. Anselm’s is looking for an evening and weekend matron to join our busy boarding team from September 2019.

We are a vibrant coeducational school that delivers outstanding boarding facilities for the children in our Prep School, aged 7 to 13.  Boarding at S. Anselm’s is a fabulous experience that provides a childhood rich in opportunities, friendships and fun. Our boarding staff form strong bonds with the children and are dedicated to offering quality enrichment opportunities through an exciting programme of evening and weekend activities, as well as preparing and supporting children to achieve their potential academically.

The ideal candidate would have experience in childcare or working in a boarding school and ideally hold a BTEC National Diploma in Care or Children’s Care, Learning and Development qualification; or CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education and first aid qualification.

The following skills and qualities are also imperative for the position:

  • compassion and sympathy
  • excellent listening skills
  • aptitude to deal with emergencies
  • good people skills
  • ability to lead and work as a part of a team
  • good judgment and decision making skills
  • patience
  • sense of humour
  • good record keeping skills
  • excellent knowledge of first aid practices
  • ability to conform to confidentiality.


Start date:  Monday 2nd September

Application deadline:  Thursday 27th June

Salary:  Based on level of experience and national pay scales

Location:  Bakewell, Derbyshire

Contract Type:  Part time, term time only

Hours:  Approximately 25 hours a week

Contract Term:  Permanent (subject to probationary period)



To apply, please contact our Bursar on bursar@anselms.co.uk to express an interest and request an application form.

All candidates must be fully committed to working at a busy and energetic school.  

S. Anselm’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.