Boarding: Pastoral Assistant (School Matron)

Date Posted: Wednesday 24 January 2024

Vacancy Type: Part-Time

Closing date for application: 02/02/2024

Cheltenham College seeks to appoint a Pastoral Boarding Assistants “Day Matrons” on a term-time only basis (33 weeks) for a boys’ boarding house.

The role of Day Matron is an important and highly rewarding position, requiring dedication and commitment, providing first-class pastoral support to pupils within our thriving days houses and boarding houses.

In conjunction with the Houseparent and other House staff, the Day Matron is responsible for the general welfare of the pupils within the House including providing pastoral, medical and domestic support.

Applicants should be organised, with a flexible and willing attitude, excellent interpersonal skills and an aptitude for dealing with young people in a close environment.

College’s houses offer outstanding pastoral care to day pupils and boarders and their families on a full and flexible basis, 7 days a week.


Working pattern: 

36 hours per week:

Wednesday: 12.00pm to 6.00pm

Thursday/Friday/Saturday: 7.30am to 6.00pm (with a 30-minute break)


Salary: Will be calculated based on hours worked and a rate of £12.75 per hour. (You will also accrue holiday pay at an additional rate of £1.54 per hour with the expectation that appropriate leave will be taken outside of term time).

How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application form with covering letter, electronically, to:

Closing date for applications is 9am on Friday, 2nd February 2024.