Job Vacancies at Shebbear College

Matron (Residential)
To start: September 2020

We seek a Matron to work alongside our House Master/Mistress (HsM) and duty boarding tutor team within our Boarding Houses during term time.


It is expected that the successful candidate will contribute to the smooth running of our boarding by becoming an integral role within the House and school community with responsibility for the safeguarding, welfare and nurture of the children under their care and recognise the importance of being in a position of trust and being willing to be fully involved in the life of both the House and the children.

Shebbear College is a small (pupils from 2-18) co-educational independent day and boarding school set in 85 acres of North Devon countryside. The school benefits from the security and camaraderie of its membership of MIST (the Methodist Independent Schools Trust).


  • In addition to working in a small friendly school in a stunning rural location we will offer a competitive remuneration package which also includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • Staff accommodation in the Boarding House and all bills will be covered by the school
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Supper will be provided in the school dining room when on duty
  • Health & Wellbeing centre on site during term time
  • Free use of the School facilities such as gymnasium


All applicants must complete the Shebbear College application form which is available on the School website (please ensure that your referees include your current or most recent employer). The completed application form and a covering letter should be sent via email (preferably) to the HR Manager or by post to:

HR Manager
Shebbear College
EX21 5HJ

We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

Deadline for applications: 17th July 2020 at 12 noon.

Early applications are strongly encouraged and the School reserves the right to commence or complete the recruitment process at any time prior to the closing date.

PLEASE NOTE: Shebbear College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young adults and expects all staff to share his commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Shebbear College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service clearance will be undertaken by the School for all applicants considered suitable for posts advertised.