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Cover Matron

Cover Matron


Closing date: 3 November 2023

Haileybury is seeking to appoint a Cover Matron on a casual basis to support the pastoral team across the School.


A significant part of the Cover Matron’s role is to provide support and cover for the team of permanent Matrons in the School’s 13 boarding houses. The Cover Matron will also be required to work with the School Health Centre and other departments to act as a pupil chaperone, and may also be asked to provide administrative and reception support, as required.

The Cover Matron role is therefore varied. It will suit an individual who can work flexibly, and who can quickly grasp the requirements of the different areas of the School they will work within.

Please see the attached job description for further information.

About Haileybury

Haileybury is an outstanding independent co-educational boarding and day school of around 900 pupils aged 11 to 18.  Established in 1862, the School is situated on a beautiful 500-acre estate in Hertfordshire.

Haileybury has an outstanding national and international reputation, and was recently judged by the ISI to be excellent in all areas.

Benefits include membership of the support staff pension scheme, lunch in the School’s Dining Hall (subject to hours of work), and use of the School’s facilities including gyms, swimming pool, tennis club, and our health and wellbeing centres.

How to apply

To apply for the above position, please complete the attached application form in full, with reference to the enclosed job description and return it to hr@haileybury.com by 3 November 2023.

Please be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the application form has been filled in completely, including details of your full employment history.

The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date; candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The School has a diverse pupil body and is committed to its strategy of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds to enrich our collective knowledge and experience.  Appointments will be made on merit.

Please see full details of our Privacy Notice for Staff and  Recruitment Policy.

Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection vetting, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Job Description

Application Form