Job Description

Gateways School is currently seeking to appoint a Part Time Sixth Form Matron to facilitate the efficient day-to-day management of a the Sixth Form Day House, ‘The Old Vicarage’.

The successful candidate will work in liaison with the Head of Sixth Form and the current Sixth Form Matron to create a pleasant atmosphere within the House, ensuring that the highest standards are maintained, through general supervision, awareness of health and safety and other legislative requirements and acting as a link between students, parents, colleagues and members of the whole School community.

Applicants should possess a genuine interest in young people, in their welfare, pastoral care, and their education. Pupils in the house will range in age from 16-18 years old and so an ability to work well with teenagers is essential.

The successful candidate will have a confidential, approachable manner and will be an effective communicator, possessing excellent interpersonal and listening skills. You will be IT literate with general administrative experience and the ability to work autonomously alongside a willingness to play a part in the House activities.

The role of Sixth Form Matron is a shared role covering the hours of 8am – 5pm. The ideal candidate will work 22.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday during term time plus occasional evenings throughout the year, all staff training days and 10 additional days throughout the year as and when required for the better performance of the role. Flexibility to work up to full time hours when required is key, particularly during Exam season.

A competitive salary in the range of £26,770 – £29,765 will be offered dependant on experience, paid pro rata for part time hours (Actual £10,553 – £11,734). Benefits will include free lunches, access to a contributory pension scheme, free parking, fee remission for any children eligible to join the school, access to an Employee Assistance Program through Health Assured, private dental partnership, Cycle to Work scheme and an Electric Dreams electric car scheme.

Please view our candidate information booklet to find out more about this role, the job description and person specification.

Application Deadline: Monday 11th March at 8am.

Interview Date: To be confirmed with those shortlisted for interview.

Applications should be submitted via TES or email to along with a cover letter supporting your suitability for the role (no more than one side of A4).

Should you require more details, please contact Rhiannon Morris, PA to the Head on Tel: 01138242770 / E-mail:

Gateways School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expect all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS with barred list check as well as a Prohibition List check (where applicable).

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Source: Sixth Form Matron, Leeds – Tes Jobs