Sixth Form Pastoral Assistant

Salary range: £19,886. - £21,525 based on term-time only plus 5 days (1 INSET day plus 4 days around Results Days in August)

Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities.

We wish to appoint a Pastoral Assistant to join our Sixth Form team. You will play a key part in providing students with the pastoral support they need to achieve their best potential during their secondary school education and to assist with the management and organisation of the Sixth Form and health and welfare provisions at the school.

The role suits a candidate who is passionate about working with young people. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Empathy with young students;
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure;
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to be flexible;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with students, parents and staff across the school;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Docs.

The post is for 37 hours per week, term-time + 5 other days. Starting salary at Grade 7 (Points 13 to 17) with actual salary of £19,886. - £21,525, based on term-time only plus 5 days.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact Sarah Warbrick, Sixth Form Pastoral Leader at:

Please note: to ensure we conduct a fair shortlisting process we are no longer providing any personal information, including the names and gender of applicants, to short-listing panels.

How to Apply:

Only applications completed on the TES application form will be accepted: TES Listing

If you have any questions about the application form or the recruitment process do not hesitate to contact us at:

Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Closing date: 8am on Monday, 16 May                 
Interviews: Monday, 23 May