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calling Matron!

Post by pinkhebe » Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:54 pm

Help!! I'm in a bit of a panic as I've got an interview as a boarding matron (non residential). I have zero experience, apart form having a teenage son at boarding school, so I'm not quite sure why I've been called :?

Anyway, does anyone have any views on what makes a good matron, and any other advice?

I think I need a lie down :rolleyes:

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Re: calling Matron!

Post by ailurophile » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:00 pm

does anyone have any views on what makes a good matron
I think you should try asking your teenage son!
Good luck, I hope the interview will go well!

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Re: calling Matron!

Post by Atticus » Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:54 pm

Wow - very exciting, and good luck at the interview.

Is it for a boys house, or for a girls house?

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Post by pinkhebe » Thu Nov 21, 2013 3:06 pm

It's a co ed school, but the boarding house is boys, 13-18.
I wouldn't have a clue about girls! I'm so nervous, because I would really like this job. (even though the term times aren't the same as CH :roll: and I would never be able to drop my son off at the beginning of term :( )

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Re: calling Matron!

Post by eowyn3099 » Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:01 pm

Good luck Helen!

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Re: calling Matron!

Post by pinkhebe » Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:58 pm

That was a really hard interview - I think my lack of experience clearly showed! Never mind (school wasn't half as nice as CH :lol: )

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Re: calling Matron!

Post by pinkhebe » Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:46 pm

la la la. they didn't offer me the post starting in Jan, but were so impressed that they have offered me a position in another boys house starting in sept. Which is much better timing for me as ds2 will have started yr 7 and I needn't worry so much about childcare :wine:

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Re: calling Matron!

Post by DavidRawlins » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:42 am

pinkhebe wrote:la la la. I needn't worry so much about childcare :wine:
What is the job?!
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Re: calling Matron!

Post by ailurophile » Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:40 pm

la la la. they didn't offer me the post starting in Jan, but were so impressed that they have offered me a position in another boys house starting in sept.
Brilliant news Helen, congratulations!

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Re: calling Matron!

Post by pinkhebe » Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:58 pm

DavidRawlins wrote:
pinkhebe wrote:la la la. I needn't worry so much about childcare :wine:
What is the job?!
Non residential boarding matron.

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Re: calling Matron!

Post by J.R. » Tue Nov 26, 2013 2:16 pm

Congrtulations Helen !!
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Re: calling Matron!

Post by SAS » Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:22 pm

Ooh, well done!!! Yippee. Am collecting my DD and friend's DS - he is in your DS's house - on Sat so may see you then.

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