Boarding: Pastoral Assistant (School Matron)

Date Posted: Friday 26 May 2023

Vacancy Type: Part-Time

Closing date for application: 06/06/2023

For September 2023, Cheltenham College seeks to appoint a part-time Pastoral Boarding Assistant “Day Matrons” on a term-time only basis (33 weeks).

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

In conjunction with the Housemaster/Housemistress 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 boarding houses offer outstanding pastoral care to boarders and their families on a full and flexible basis, 7 days a week.


Working pattern : (Southwood – Boys’ Day House)

18.5 hours per week:

– 1.30pm to 6.00pm on Monday and Tuesdays

– 8am to 6pm on Saturdays (with a 30-minute break) There are approximately 22-23 working Saturdays during the term time.

Salary: Based on hours worked at £11.97 per hour.

How to apply

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

Closing date for applications is 8am on Tuesday, 6th June with interviews planned to take place at the end of the week.