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.

Residential Stables Assistant

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Residential Stable Assistant required for busy stables at a 7-18 State Boading School.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, during term time plus one fixed week during the summer (36 weeks per annum)


90 hours to be worked during school holiday periods per annum, to be agreed with the Stables Manager

The Role includes:
• Generally helping out with yard duties, including mucking out, haying up (including making haynets), getting ponies in from the field, grooming, tacking up, lunging, exercising horses, turning the horses out.

• Assisting with lessons to include leading and encouraging children whilst on the horse.

• Assistance with transporting to shows to include loading and unloading and tacking up horses.

• A rotation of weekend and holiday duties as required

• Carrying out general maintenance work and repairs on yard as required

• Being flexible in approach and undertaking all duties that may fall within the range as directed by the Stable Manager

• Emergency assistance with horses as required. This will include emergency assistance out of hours and the Job holder is provided with accommodation on site to enable the emergency assistance. Holidays taken must be discussed with the yard manager to ensure that one residential member of staff is on site, overnight, throughout the year.

Experience desirable

Training for further qualifications available for the right candidate

Full driving licence an advantage

To apply, please send a completed application form to hr@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing Date: 28 January 2019

Available From: ASAP

Job Description

Maintenance Supervising Foreman

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Salary: circa £30,000 dependent on experience

As a 7-18 State Boarding School we are seeking a Maintenance Supervising Foreman to be responsible for the supervision of all day to day maintenance and repair activities on site and carrying out tasks as required. The successful applicant will be trade qualified, self-motivated, approachable and have experience of leading a team. This 260 acre estate is a very busy boarding school that requires an experienced supervisor who is equally happy “on the tools” or handling emails and paperwork.

The Role includes:

• Supervising planned and reactive maintenance across all school buildings, boarding houses and residential properties

• Supervision of direct staff and managing sub-contractors

• Contributing to the planning and scheduling of work

• Assisting with the preparation of reports and participating in Estates and Maintenance meetings

Hours: 40 hours per week, 7.30am – 4.30pm
The successful applicant will also be expected to be part of the on-call rota
5 weeks annual leave plus Bank Holidays

To apply, please send a completed application form to hr@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing Date: 28 January 2019

Available From: ASAP

Job Description

Park Warden (Maternity Cover)

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Salary circa £19,000 – £21,000 per annum (salary dependent on experience) + pension

Full-time appointment 40 hours per week (Maternity cover)

To undertake the hands on management of a historic, Grade II listed 260 acre estate, made up of parkland, woodland, gardens and lakes. Working alongside the Garden and Park Manager, the successful candidate will continue the ongoing restoration of the estate along with the day to day management of the park.

Applicants must have experience of working with and managing volunteers. The successful applicant will be highly motivated and work well as part of a small team. Ideally applicants will have experience in livestock management, machinery use such as brushcutters and blowers and it is desirable for them to have chainsaw and spraying certificates.

Application forms should be returned to hr@gatton-park.org.uk

Application deadline: Monday 11 February 2019

Interview date: Thursday, 14 February 2019

For any further information please contact hr@gatton-park.org.uk

Available From: April 2019

Job Description

Spanish Language Assistant

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Start date: January 2019

Hours: 6 hours per week – term time only

Salary: Unqualified teacher scale

This is a fixed term appointment until 31.08.19

As a 7-18 State Boarding School we seek a Spanish Language Assistant to be part of a dynamic, successful, hardworking and supportive Modern Foreign Languages department. You will support GCSE and A Level Spanish students in their preparation for external examinations. Duties will include working with small groups and individuals to support the work set by the class teacher and to extend their learning.

Applications will be considered upon receipt.

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

Available From: January 2019

Job Description

Teacher of Mathematics (with possible TLR)

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Start date: Easter 2019 or September 2019

Salary: Main Pay Scale or UPS as appropriate with the possibility of a TLR

For the right candidate an R&R allowance will be given in addition, on an ongoing basis.

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 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 classroom 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.

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

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

Closing Date: Thursday 31st January

Available From: Easter 2019

Job Description

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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