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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 School Direct training places.

Music Graduate/Organist

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As a 7-18 State Boarding School we seek to appoint a capable and energetic Graduate Music Assistant. This role would suit a recent graduate with the ability to communicate their passion for music with students.

Salary: £12,000 p.a. plus suitable accommodation provided on the school site

Hours of work: approximately 45 hours per week, 30 hours in the music department and 15 hours in a boarding house

Requirements: Excellent keyboard skills are essential, choral and instrumental directing desirable.

Duties and responsibilities:

• To act as a musical role model for all students through behaviour and enthusiasm for this area of the school
• To act as principle accompanists in the department - To include, accompaniment of rehearsals, lessons, performances, exam entries and VMT lessons as required
• Assisting with theory and composition lessons as required
• Contributing to the school VMT lessons
• Supervising student practice sessions
• Assist in directing ensembles with the opportunity to establish new ones where possible
• Assist with teaching of academic music lessons. There may be the opportunity to take classes for those interested in this area of personal development
• Offer other assistance as required to support the work of the music department including the co-curricular programme
• To be fully involved with the busy life of a boarding school, to include boarding and other supervisory duties, sport and/or activities
• To work with the local community churches and provide musical support in services at key times of the year

To apply, please complete an application form with a covering letter or statement regarding your suitability for the role which can be found on the school website and email to HR@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing date: 11 June 2018
Interviews: To be confirmed

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

Teacher of Citizenship

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Start date: September 2018

Salary: MPS/UPR as appropriate with the possibility of a TLR for subject lead
Applications welcome from both NQTs and experienced teachers
Potential R&R allowance also available

The Role

As a 7-18 State Boarding School we are seeking a dynamic and effective candidate for the position of a full-time Teacher of Citizenship. For the right candidate there is the possibility of a TLR for subject lead.

We are looking for a teacher who can provide highly effective and innovative teaching of citizenship across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4; to ensure that all our pupils make excellent progress and inspire students to have a passion for the subject and are equipped to face the demands and challenges of life beyond school, becoming active citizens of the 21st century.

The successful candidate will be:

• Passionate about the teaching of Citizenship
• An excellent classroom practitioner with an understanding of high quality teaching and learning
• Experience of successful teaching of Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4
• Experienced in effective data tracking and intervention to support progress
• Able to lead and inspire others to achieve success
• Enthusiastic about their own professional development
Single or larger rent-free accommodation may be available for the appointee in return for boarding duties.

To apply, please complete an application form with a covering letter or supporting statement and return to hr@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing Date: Please apply as soon as possible.
Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview soon after receipt of application

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 Boys Boarding House

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Start date: September 2018 or January 2019

Salary: UPS/MPR + Head of House Allowance (depending on experience)

The Role
As a 7-18 State Boarding School we are seeking a Head of House to be directly responsible for the routine operation of a boys’ boarding house and for the good order and discipline of the house at all times when on duty. A reduced teaching timetable is offered if the candidate is also going to teach at the school.

The successful candidate will:

• Be a qualified teacher, but applications will be considered from candidates with relevant experience or training who are not teachers

• Take an interest in the welfare and progress of all of the students in the house

• Support the house as appropriate in house activities and house competitions

• Generous with their time and responsive to the needs of the students

Accommodation will be provided for the successful candidate for the better performance of his/her duties.

To apply, please complete an application form with a covering letter and supporting statement.

Closing Date: 09:00 - Friday 25 May 2018

Interview: Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 June 2018

Available From: September 2018

Job Description

Food Technology Technician

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30 hours per week, term time only

Salary: £10,987.85

Monday 8.15am – 1.15pm
Tuesday 8.15am – 1.15pm
Wednesday 1.15pm – 7.15pm
Thursday 1.15pm – 7.15pm
Friday 1.15pm – 7.15pm
Saturday 8.15 – 12.15 (alternate weeks)

By negotiation there is some flexibility on the days and/or hours. This is currently a part-time role as we have split the role. Due to this so we are looking for someone to work opposite our existing Food Technician.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic person with a love of food and an interest in helping young people develop cooking skills.

The role includes assisting the Food Technology staff in KS2, KS3 and KS4 classes, maintaining and organising the Food Technology classroom and supporting School Food Technology clubs.

Applications should be emailed to: hr@gatton-park.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: 6th June

Interviews to be held week commencing 18th June

Available From: September 2018

Available From: September 2018

Job Description

Teacher of Mathematics

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As a 7-18 State Boarding School we seek a dynamic and effective candidate for the position of full-time Teacher of Mathematics. Depending upon experience there is the possibility of a responsibility role with within the department (such as i/c of a Key Stage). This position of responsibility would receive both a TLR and a reduction in teaching periods.

We are looking for a teacher who can provide highly effective and innovative teaching of mathematics to ensure that all our pupils make excellent progress and inspire students to have a passion for the subject.

The successful candidate will be:

• Passionate about the teaching of mathematics
• An excellent practitioner with an understanding of high quality teaching and learning
• Experience of successful teaching of Key Stage 3-5
• Experienced in effective data tracking and intervention to support progress
• Able to lead and inspire others to achieve success
• 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 hr@gatton-park.org.uk.

Closing Date: Friday, 25 May 2018

Candidates will be considered as they come in and an appointment may be made before the closing date.

Available From: September 2018

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School Nurse

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Part time School Nurse required to work 3 x 8 hour shifts plus 2 on calls per week, term-time only in the school’s medical centre, to start as soon as possible.

The Royal Alexandra and Albert is a co-educational state boarding school with students ranging from the ages of 7-18. The Health centre is an 11 bedded unit staffed by registered nurses from 7am - 9.30pm, 7 days per week with a nurse on call at night.

The candidate will need to be registered with the NMC, ideally with experience working with children, A&E/minor injuries and child mental health. Previous experience in a school is desirable, but not essential.

Pay will be on level 5/6 according to the NMC pay scales.

Personal Qualifications

• Knowledge/Qualifications: Registered General Nurse with relevant experience.

• Communication: clear, concise, timely and appropriate communication.

• Sensitivity: listens well and understands others’ needs and perspectives

• Self Motivation: meets objectives on own initiative, committed to self-development.

• Teamwork: flexible, co-operative, self aware, ability to work alone and as part of a team.

• Organisation: systematic, efficient, meets agreed priorities.

• Response to change: investigative, adaptable, prepared.

In this role you will be:

•Part of a team, committed to running an efficient and effective Health Centre for the school

•Entitled to a free lunch in the School's Dining room

•Able to use the School's indoor swimming pool and Fitness Centre free of charge

•Eligible to receive a 33% remission on boarding school charges


Please telephone 01737 649200 for further details or to arrange an informal visit.

To apply, please download a support staff application form. Please complete and return to hr@gatton-park.org.uk.

Applications will be considered on receipt.

Available From: ASAP

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.

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