Boarding House Matron

Job details

Job deadline
10 November

Educore Services, is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Matron to be placed at Sentinel Kabitaka School in Solwezi no later than 1st January 2018. The school which is a part of the Educore Services group of schools, offers a rounded education and aims to be especially strong in not only academic achievement, but sport, outdoor pursuits and performing arts. Sentinel Kabitaka is part of the exciting and ambitious educational establishment in North Western Province of Zambia catering for children from Nursery up to A Level. The school delivers the Zambian and Cambridge Curriculum and has been expanding over the years. It is due to this expansion that the school has opted to provide boarding facilities starting January 2018. The appointee will report to the Headmaster and will be the adult presence in the school hostels responsible for the welfare of pupils. Due to Educore Services’ commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and criminal record.


  • Provision of first line medical assessment and emergency cover
  • Provision of emotional support to pupils
  • Stock management of cleaning materials and equipment for the boarding houses
  • Liaison with the maintenance department over maintenance to be done
  • Supervision of meal preparation, laundry administration and the smooth running of the house
  • Attendance and support of official functions
  • Open and regular communication with the house team, professional contact with parents, pupils and employees
  • Completion of roll-call as stipulated in the boarding policy


  • A Nursing qualification
  • Training in Childcare is an added advantage
  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Work in a similar position within a boarding school environment or in a related field for not less than 2 years

Key Skills

  • The successful candidate will possess the following key skills and attributes:
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Hospitable and kind with good communication skills
  • Highly motivated and willing to learn
  • Resilient and responds well to challenge
  • Enjoy being part of an evolving and growing school environment
  • Enthusiasm, drive and a love for young people
  • Have high expectations for all young people including a commitment to ensuring that they are well cared for and to establish fair, respectful, trusting, supportive and constructive relationships with them

How to apply
Send a CV and cover letter, including 3 contactable referees, must be sent to the link below:

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Educore Services in Zambia (Kansanshi Area, Solwezi)

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