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OUR REF: HFSS/01/09/2020

Applications  are  invited  from  suitably qualified,  committed  Christians  with  good  moral standard to fill the position of Matron which exists at Holy Family Secondary School. Holy Family Secondary School is a registered Catholic, Co-educational, private, boarding school with academic excellence. The successful candidate will report to the Principal.

Position: Matron


The Matron will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the safety and security of all boarders at all times when they are in the school’s charge; Building a strong, personal relationship with each of the boarders in their care providing excellent pastoral care in line with the School policy;
  • Creating excellent relationships with parents and guardians and responding to their concerns; Helping the students to settle into boarding house life by providing a sympathetic ear and pastoral support;
  • Understanding the background of each student, responding to her needs and maintaining healthy routines that will keep her always in check;
  • Ensuring students receive appropriate medical treatment while keeping up-to-date records of their medical history and informing their parents and guardians appropriately;
  • Overseeing the general tidiness and cleanliness of the world of students: domestic duties, laundry, personal hygiene, house cleaning;
  • Ensuring students follow the horarium (daily schedule) of the school from rising to lights out, Monday to Sunday, always;
  • Ensuring  the  adopted  School’s  Safeguarding  and  Child  Protection  policy  and  reporting procedures are followed;
  • Carrying out other duties as requested by the Management; Being exemplary to students.


  • Minimum of Diploma in Nursing/Health, Guidance and Counselling, Education with special needs, as relevant.
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar position and sound knowledge of safe medicine dispensation and first aid.
  • Must be between the age of 25-55 years and flexibility as there will be occasions when additional hours are required outside of the normal shift patterns.
  • Must be a practicing Christian, sober-minded, honest and mature to handle confidential and privileged information.
  • Must be fluent in spoken English while demonstrating excellent interpersonal, organizational and listening skills
  • Must be a self-starter.


All applications should include addresses of three traceable referees and current Curriculum Vitae (CV). Closing date for receiving applications is 12th of October 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews.

Applications should be sent to:

The Director,

Holy Family Secondary School,

P/Bag 101,



Email: holyfamilysecschool@gmail.com

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