Dorm Matron at Kitengela International School

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Kitengela International School

Job Summary:

  • The purpose of this job is to ensure the welfare and well-being of boarders in the school environment by providing close supervision, care, and guidance to students, ensuring a high level of hygiene, and maintaining a safe, secure, and nurturing living and studying environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the safety and security of students at all times, and responding appropriately in emergencies or incidents.
  • Supervising students’ daily routines, including wake-up and bedtime, meals, study times, and recreational activities.
  • Providing pastoral care and support to students, including listening to their concerns and offering advice and guidance when needed.
  • Providing new parents with appropriate information about the boarding house and applicable guidelines.
  • Maintaining a record of all incidents at the boarding house, including disciplinary issues, and escalating where necessary.
  • Reporting any facility damage to the relevant authorities and investigating to establish whether accidental or intentional.
  • Overseeing the health of students and reporting any sick students to the Boarding Master for medical attention.
  • Maintaining good communication with parents or guardians and keeping them informed about their child’s well-being.
  • Encouraging and promoting positive behavior and attitudes among students and taking appropriate action to address any issues or conflicts that may arise.
  • Maintaining a clean, safe, and welcoming environment for students and ensuring that boarding facilities are well-maintained and equipped with necessary resources and amenities.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by management from time to time.


  • Diploma in Housekeeping from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

Desired Competencies and Attributes:

  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • A team player.
  • Punctual, organized, and trustworthy.
  • Ability to motivate others.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Decision-making skills.

Method of Application

Are you qualified for this position and are interested in working with us? We would like to hear from you. Kindly send a copy of your updated resume and letter of application in PDF format. Clearly indicating the job title on the subject email to; not later than 12th April, 2024. Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis. Due to the large number of applications that we receive, kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Kitengela International School is an equal opportunity employer and does not ask for money from applicants under any circumstances during the recruitment process.

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