Day Matron, Prep School, Job in Kenya

Day Matron – Prep School

Reporting to the House Parent in the respective Boarding House, the Day Matron will be expected to take care of pupils, with particular responsibility for their health and well being of the pupils and the smooth running of the domestic side of school life.   

Main Responsibilities

Providing care to the pupils of the particular boarding house

Ensuring that the boarding house is maintained in excellent condition

Responsible for their health, clothing and general well-being

Supervising of cleanliness and organisation in the dorm

Liaising with Medical Centre Staff to ensure communication of relevant medical and pastoral concerns raised in the Medical Centre regarding pupils from their house.

Overseeing the Dhobi system for the boarding house, ensuring that students are regularly having clothes washed and that the system is working effectively.

Carrying out inventories of fixtures and fittings and reporting the need for repairs and replacement.

Person Specification

Working at St Andrew’s, Turi, is an exciting and dynamic experience. We look to recruit committed and resourceful staff, who are looking to not only develop their skills and leadership capacities, but also embrace new experiences and challenges.

There are some things that are essential to working with us. The successful candidate will need to:

Support the School’s Christian Ethos

Ability to communicate well and establish firm and consistent boundaries

Ability to relate to pupils with understanding in an open, calm and friendly way

Evidence of being able to build and sustain effective working relationships with staff, pupils and parents

Well organized, patient, flexible and able to prioritise, resilient under pressure.

Ability to work flexible hours

A strong team player and able to lead and manage own work effectively.

A commitment to help us provide world-class Pastoral care for our children.


A High School Education Certificate or its equivalent

At least one year experience as a Matron in a boarding school.

A good command of the English Language, both spoken and written

Basic IT Skills

A Certificate in Nursing or Counselling will be an added advantage.

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