Day Matron – Prep School at St Andrew’s School

  • Full Time
  • Nakuru

St Andrew’s School

Position: Day Matron – Boarding House

Reporting Structure: The Day Matron reports to the House Parent of the respective Boarding House. Their role involves taking care of pupils, focusing on their health and well-being, as well as ensuring the smooth operation of domestic aspects of school life.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide attentive care to pupils residing in the designated boarding house.
  • Maintain the boarding house in impeccable condition.
  • Take responsibility for the health, clothing, and overall well-being of the pupils.
  • Supervise cleanliness and organization within the dormitory.
  • Collaborate with Medical Centre Staff to effectively communicate medical and pastoral concerns raised in the Medical Centre regarding students from their house.
  • Supervise the Dhobi system for the boarding house, ensuring regular clothing washing for students and efficient system functioning.
  • Conduct inventory assessments of fixtures and fittings, and promptly report repair and replacement needs.

Person Specification:

Working at St. Andrew’s, Turi offers a stimulating and dynamic environment. We seek to recruit dedicated and resourceful staff members who are keen to enhance their skills, develop leadership qualities, and embrace new challenges.

Essential Qualities:

  • Embrace the school’s Christian ethos.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and establish clear and consistent boundaries.
  • Interact with pupils empathetically, maintaining an open, calm, and friendly demeanor.
  • Display evidence of building and maintaining productive relationships with colleagues, students, and parents.
  • Possess strong organizational skills, patience, flexibility, and the ability to prioritize tasks, even under pressure.
  • Be adaptable to flexible work hours.
  • Excel as a team player, capable of both leading and efficiently managing their tasks.
  • Exhibit a commitment to contributing to world-class pastoral care for our students.


  • Possess a High School Education Certificate or its equivalent.
  • Have a minimum of one year of experience as a Matron in a boarding school.
  • Command of the English Language, both spoken and written.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Holding a Certificate in Nursing or Counselling would be a valuable advantage.

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