Matron Vacancy

Gordonstoun has been leading the way in character education for more than 80 years. Our uniquely broad curriculum provides a challenge in the classroom, on the sea and on the mountain, on the stage and on the sports field, and enables students to discover the truth in our motto – Plus Est En Vous – there is more in you.


Female & non-residential

We have two Matron roles available one morning role and one afternoon role.

The Morning Matron role will be full-time (36 Hours Per Week), “term time plus” Monday-Saturday, normally working between 0700hrs to 1300hrs. The job description for this role is here...............

The Afternoon Matron role will be full-time (36 Hours Per Week), “term time plus” Monday-Saturday, normally working between 1230hrs to 1830hrs . The job description for this role is here..............

We are seeking to appoint two Matrons for a Boarding House to be responsible for the smooth running of the House including the pastoral care, well-being and supervision of students. This will include supporting their lessons, activities, dealing with travel, record-keeping, administration and ensuring student safety.

Applicants will need excellent communication and caring skills with enthusiasm and good flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances. Calmness, a great sense of responsibility and commitment are also key to the role. Experience in a similar setting is an advantage as is an SVQ 3 in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) and a first aid qualification.

The post is full-time on a “term time plus” basis although there may also be opportunities to support the Gordonstoun International Summer School (GISS). The post-holder will be required to meet and maintain the requirements to register with the SSSC (or the NMC).

In line with the occupational requirements of the Equality Act 2010, only female applicants over the age of 21 can apply for this role.

Recruitment process

Applicants are invited to complete an application form and email to

If you have any queries about the position, please contact the Iris Stuart the Pastoral and Admissions Administrator on 01343 837832 or the Recruitment Department at 01343 837831. CVs on their own will only be accepted as supporting documentation.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 06 November 2020 .

Application Forms for Operational positions can be downloaded here

Child Protection

All employees of Gordonstoun are responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons and must adhere to and ensure compliance with the School’s Child protection Policies.


The post-holder will be required to have an up to date satisfactory enhanced PVG check