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Pastoral Matron at St Andrew’s School.
About the School
St Andrew’s School, Turi is highly respected in Kenya and regarded as one of the leading international schools in East Africa. Numbering 550 pupils, it comprises two semi-autonomous schools: a Preparatory School of circa 220 pupils between the ages of 3 and 13 and a Senior School of circa 330 pupils between the ages of 13 and 18. It is fully coeducational and the great majority are boarders. The School has an overtly Christian foundation and sees its overall aim as encouraging young men and women to ‘live and lead with integrity’.
St Andrew’s Prep School is seeking to appoint a Pastoral Matron who will assist the house parents in ensuring the welfare of the pupils within the boarding house teams and act as a model in all areas to pupils within the boarding house. Reporting to the House parent in the respective boarding house, the Pastoral Matron will be expected to take care of pupils, with particular responsibility for their health, mental, emotionally and general well-being. They will also be responsible for the supervision of cleanliness and organisation in the dorm. They will be expected to liaise with the House parents in matters related to health and safety.
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 be able to support the School’s aims and Christian ethos. They will have to have attained a certificate in their high school education or its equiv-alentcoupledwithoneyearexperienceasaMatroninaboardingschool.Thesuc-cessful candidate will be expected to have a good command of the English lan-guage both spoken and written. Beyond that we want to have staff who love working as part of a team; who are first-class communicators and who are passionate about the subjects and pupils they teach; who are creative and diligent in their planning; who are adaptable, energetic and resilient. Experience of working in a School environment, or in boarding, for a period of one year would be desirable, Above all, what matters is a commitment to help us provide a world-class education for our children.
Method of Application
Applications are encouraged as early as possible. These should be submitted by email to the HR Director at HRDirector@turimail.co.ke and include: a completed application form, a brief covering letter and a CV. Application forms are available on the School website, or from the HR Director.