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School Matrons

  • Hampshire

  • St John's College

  • To be discussed at interview

  • Part-time


St John's College is a caring and ambitious through-school and the only independent boarding school In Portsmouth, a historical and vibrant city on the south coast. The College is seeking to recruit two School Matrons.


The College is seeking to appoint two confident, caring and organised individuals to join our Medical Centre. These posts are permanent, part-time positions working an average of 18 – 20 hours per week with days to be agreed during the 36 weeks of term time (plus 4 weeks paid holiday). For the right candidates, these hours may be negotiable.

The roles will require applicants to assess the medical and welfare needs of students and administer front-line first aid. The successful candidates will support children with ongoing medical needs in line with individual health care plans, administer approved medication to students and maintain records.

Applicants must hold a First Aid certificate or be willing to complete First Aid training. Relevant experience of working in a similar environment is desirable.

The successful candidates will be expected to play a full part in the life of this busy day and boarding school. They will also be fully and actively supportive of the Christian ethos of the school.

Applications should be by letter and application form to the Head of College, Mrs M Maguire, St John’s College, Grove Road South, Southsea, PO5 3QW or by email to the Bursar’s PA (Mrs H Williams): The letter should outline why you seek the position and what you can bring specifically to the College.

Closing date for Applications – Monday 25 February 2019, 9am

Interviews are expected to take place the week commencing Monday 25 February 2019.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. An offer of employment is conditional on receipt of satisfactory references as well as a prohibition check and an Enhanced Certificate issued by the Disclosure Barring Service.


Further Information


St John's College

Grove Road South, Southsea, Hampshire, PO5 3QW

  • 301 Day Boys (2-18)
  • 43 Boarding Boys (8-18)
  • 139 Day Girls (2-18)
  • 39 Boarding Girls (8-18)
  • BSA, ISC, SoH

023 9281 5118

Closing Date: 25 February 2019

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