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The Royal Alexandra & Albert School is a purpose-built co-educational maintained boarding school in 260 acres of Surrey parkland. Pupils are aged 7-18 and 470 of the 1000 pupils are boarders. The school has excellent facilities and is only 5 minutes from the M25.

The School is part of the School Direct Warwick Partnership. As such we offer both salaried and unsalaried School Direct training places.

More background information about roles in the school can be found through the following links:
Teaching
Non-Teaching

Head of Academic Music

Start date: September 2018

Salary: UPS/MPR + TLR2 (£2,667 for 17-18)

As a 7-18 State Boarding School we seek an outstanding candidate for the position of Head of Academic Music. Music as a subject has developed greatly within the school in recent years, making GCSE Music a healthy option subject and seeing the introduction of A Level Music in September 2014. There is also a very active musical life in the boarding school more generally, with many pupils involved in performances during the year.

The Head of Academic Music will work in conjunction with the Head of Co-curriculum Music to have a shared responsibility of the overall leadership of the Music Department, ensuring that the Music Department is a flourishing and successful part of the school.

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide strong leadership of the Music Department in collaboration with the Head of Co-Curriculum Music
• Lead the design and implementation of an outstanding Academic Music curriculum in collaboration with the Head of Co-Curriculum Music
• To be responsible for the progress of all pupils in Academic Music learning across the school
• Lead on promoting the subject and ensure it is thriving throughout the school, including at GCSE and A level Music
• Support the Head of Co-Curriculum Music in celebrating pupils’ work through effective and regular music performances for a variety of audiences

Single or larger rent-free accommodation may be available for the appointee in return for boarding duties.

Please complete the application form with a covering letter or supporting statement and return to our HR team at HR@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing Date: Tuesday 30th January at midday

Interview Date: Tuesday 6th February

The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced DBS check.

Available From: September 2018

Job Description

Head of MFL (and i/c French)

Start date: September 2018

Salary: UPS/MPR + TLR2 (£4,442 for 17-18)

As a 7-18 State Boarding School we seek an outstanding and innovative leader of Spanish and French to be part of a dynamic, successful, hardworking and supportive MFL department. You will be able to display high standards of teaching and learning in order to enthuse and engage our students and continue to raise the academic achievement. You will lead on the teaching of French within the department and be able to support the Head of Spanish, who you will line manage. You will be able to teach French at Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 and to teach Spanish to at least Key Stage 3.

The post is ideal for an ambitious teacher seeking to develop their career.

The successful candidate will be:

• Passionate about the teaching of MFL
• An excellent practitioner
• To be able to inspire and lead a dedicated team of teachers
• To be able to lead the delivery of French in the department
• Able to teach French at Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5, and Spanish to at least KS3
• Enthusiastic about their own professional development

Single or larger rent-free accommodation may be available for the appointee in return for boarding duties.

Please complete the application form with a covering letter or supporting statement and return to our HR team at HR@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing Date: Tuesday 30th January at midday

Interview Date: Monday 5th February

The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced DBS check.

Available From: September 2018

Job Description

SENCO

Start date: September 2018

Salary: UPS / MPR + TLR2 (£6,573 for 17-18)

As a 7-18 State Boarding School we seek an outstanding candidate for the position of SENCO. The SENCO is responsible for the implementation of the Additional and Special Educational Needs policy across the whole school. The post holder will be expected to take a strategic lead in evaluating and developing the Special Educational Needs and Disability provision within the school and ensuring that each student is positively encouraged, supported and challenged to make outstanding progress.

The SENCO will have the support of a full-time administrator in the Enhanced Learning Team, who supports all aspects of inclusion in the School.

To apply please complete the application form with a covering letter or supporting statement. Applications should be emailed to: hr@gatton-park.org.uk.

Closing Date: Monday 29th January 2018 at midday

Interview Date: Friday 2nd February 2018.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview by an email on Tuesday 30th January.

Available From: September 2018

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School Receptionist/Administrator

An experienced Receptionist/Administrator is required for an immediate start. The post-holder will provide clerical and administrative support for the entire school, undertaking tasks which require some generalist knowledge and skills, as well as assisting the Attendance Officer and Office Administrator in the day to day running of the School office.

SIMS experience would be an advantage.

An approachable, flexible attitude and the ability to prioritise are essential. The post will involve dealing with confidential information.
Salary: £15,521 per annum (£16,068 FTE)
40 weeks per year:
41.5 hours per week 35 weeks per year (term-time)
32.5 hours per week 5 weeks per year (school holidays)
The post involves working Saturday mornings due to Saturday schooling. Job Share will be considered.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Interviews to be held: Friday, 19 January 2018

Completed application forms should be emailed to hr@gatton-park.org.uk

Available From: January 2018

Job Description

Deputy Head of House

We seek an outstanding individual for this position available in one of our Senior boys boarding houses. This is ideal experience for future teachers.

We are looking for candidates, ideally with experience of working in boarding, who are understanding, kind, supportive and with an excellent sense of humour. You will need to support the Housemaster in the day to day running of the boarding house. You must also be proactive, energetic and enjoy arranging and leading activities. Flexibility to respond to the unexpected and enthusiasm are essential, as are good organisational skills and a genuine interest in the welfare of students.

Accommodation on site is offered plus salary of £15,337.

Closing date for applications: 26 January 2018

Interviews will be held: week commencing 29 January 2018

Completed applications forms should be emailed to hr@gatton-park.org.uk

The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced DBS check.


Available From: April 2018

Job Description

Applicants from outside the UK should understand that they will be required to teach a demonstration lesson in school as part of the recruitment process for teaching posts, so we do not interview by Skype. It is also important to note that we do not pay travel expenses for overseas travel.

Gap Students. Please note that we do not employ GAP students.

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The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. The DBS check replaces the old CRB check.

If you think you would be suitable for any of the above posts, please download the relevant application form using the appropriate link below. If using Microsoft Internet Explorer, right click on the link then choose 'Save target As' from the pop-up menu.

Please apply only if posts are available.

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 Application form for a non-teaching post (MS Word)

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