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Boarding Master and Matron at CCAP Blantyre Synod

CCAP Blantyre Synod

Position: Boarding Master and Matron
The CCAP Blantyre Synod Education Department seeks to fill the following positions in its Mission Private Secondary Schools.
Position: Boarding Master and Matron
As a Boarding Master /school matron, he/she works in a boarding school. She/he would be responsible for the health and well-being of the pupils and the smooth running of the domestic side of school life.
Boarding Master/ Matron is required to play a key role in the pastoral care of all the pupils in the boarding house on a day-to-day basis, with particular responsibility for the physical, social and emotional well-being and presentation of the pupils in the House. Ultimately, the objective of the House Matron is to play a significant role in establishing a ‘home away from home’ environment in which the boarders are at ease and are happy.
Required Qualifications /Skills/ Knowledge
  • Community Nursing Qualification / Community Development / Public Health / Social Worker/ T2 Certificate or any related qualification.
  • Counselling experience and those who have worked with teenagers have an added advantage.
  • Experience working in a School setting
  • First Aid Certificate or experience
  • Appropriate and updated medical training and experience
  • Ability to keep abreast of new techniques
  • Excellent Communication skills and ability to build effective working relationships with staff and management at all levels.
  • Basic computer skills
  • An appreciation of children’s specific needs and a desire to play an active role within the life of the school
  • Ability to use excellent nursing skills and evidence-based practise when treating injured or sick students.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified individuals with the following attributes; best performers, disciplined, demonstrative leadership, compliance with code of conduct and a practising Christian should send their applications with current CVs indicating names and contacts of three traceable referees and one of them should be your church minister.
The application package clearly indicating the position being applied for on the envelope / email subject line should be sent not later than 05th October 2022 to:
Teachers should indicate the subject combination in their application
The Human Resource & Administration Manager,
CCAP Blantyre Synod
PO Box 413
CCAP Blantyre Synod is an equal opportunity employer therefore all qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.