Day Matron/Assistant to Housemaster

Christ’s College is a leading independent school for boys, providing an innovative and inspiring working environment, and preparing generations of young men to embrace a world of opportunity.

Our greatest asset is our staff, who work to enable boundless opportunities to emerge for the boys. This highly qualified and committed team is supported by forward-thinking governance and dedicated professional administrators, who ensure every opportunity for success is achieved. We are an inclusive community, all committed to providing a high-quality education for our boys.

College is seeking an enthusiastic team player to support one of our busy Boarding Houses as the Day Matron/Assistant to the Boarding Housemaster (BHM). This individual will have a caring disposition, empathy with, and understanding of, teenage boys, and the ability to remain calm under pressure. They will also have developed effective professional relationships and have excellent problem-solving and administrative skills.

The Day Matron/Assistant to the Boarding Housemaster will work closely with the BHM and the Boarding House team to manage the domestic staff and day-to-day administration, assist with House events and activities and provide care for boys with medical/health issues. They will also liaise with other Boarding House staff to support and promote the House as part of the continuous improvement of the House environment.

The Day Matron/Assistant to the BHM will be a self-starter, a multi-tasker, and have the ability to work without supervision, when required, and exhibit an understanding of other cultures. The successful candidate will have experience in a pastoral role and knowledge of the culture and issues relevant to a boarding school environment.

The hours of the role will be during College term time, on a split day shift from Mondays to Fridays, 6.45am–9.45am and 2.30pm–7.30pm.
College offers excellent working conditions in an attractive environment. Remuneration will be agreed on the basis of skills/experience and the requirements of the role.
Ideally, the start date for the role will be 2 May 2022 and will allow for training/handover.

Applicants for this position should have current New Zealand residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Please apply with a covering letter and curriculum vitae with relevant experience to Shari Clunne, Human Resources Manager at

Because College is covered under the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Amendment Order (No 3) 2021, we will only be able to accept applications from fully Covid-19-vaccinated candidates, i.e. who have received their booster shots in addition to their primary vaccine doses. Under the Government’s Red Traffic Light setting, all candidates and staff on campus must wear masks at all times.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE at 5pm, Friday 1 April 2022.

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