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:

Food Technology Technician

Food Technology Technician
30 hours per week, term-time only

Salary: £10,987.85 per annum (FTE £17,491)

Monday 8.15am – 1.15pm
Tuesday 8.15am – 1.15pm
Wednesday 1.15pm – 7.15pm
Thursday 1.15pm – 7.15pm
Friday 1.15pm – 7.15 pm
Saturday 8.30am – 12.15pm (alternate weeks)

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

We are looking 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:

Closing date for applications: 1st August 2017
Available From: September 2017

Available From: September 2017

Job Description

Secretary to the Senior Leadership Team

Secretary to the Senior Leadership Team

37.5 hours per week 40 weeks per annum

Salary: £18,697 per annum (£21,386 FTE)

An experienced Secretary/Administrator is required for an immediate start. The post-holder will provide confidential secretarial and administrative support to the Senior Leadership Team and will possess excellent communication and IT skills (Word, Excel, mailmerge) and have the ability/willingness to take decisions, manage time effectively and work unsupervised.

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.

Closing date for applications: 10th August 2017
Interviews to be held week commencing: 15th August 2017

Completed application forms should be emailed to

Available From: September 2017

Job Description

Estates and Maintenance Department Administrator

Salary: £23,603 per annum
Hours: 42.5 hours per week, 8am – 5pm Mon – Fri

As the Estates and Maintenance Department Administrator your role will include

• Providing comprehensive administrative organisation and support to the department,
• Liaising between the school/boarding staff and the Estates and Maintenance team, in particular receiving and logging job requests,
• Acting as the first port of call for all contractors, suppliers and maintenance enquiries,
• Maintaining an inventory of staff accommodation, undertaking inspections and issuing accommodation agreements

The successful candidate will possess the following:

• Excellent communication skills,
• Excellent IT skills including Word and Excel,
• The ability to work as part of a team liaising with colleagues across the school,
• Excellent organisation and time mnagement skills,
• The ability to be approachable, think things through and have a good sense of humour.

In this role you will be:

• Part of a team, committed to running an efficient and effective Estates and Maintenance Office 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

To apply, please complete an application form with a covering letter or supporting statement and send by email to

Closing Date: 31 July 2017

To discuss the role, please feel free to call us on 01737 649062

Available From: ASAP

Job Description

Design & Technology Technician

13 hours per week term time only.
Salary: £4,4832.76 per annum (Salary £17,491 FTE)

Technician required to join friendly team within the design and Technology Department. General duties involve preparation of materials, ‘stock’ control and ordering, routine maintenance and cleaning of tools and machinery, assisting teachers in the workshop, supporting teaching and learning in lessons. Experience with wood and metal working machinery essential, CAD/CAM, computing and basic electronics experience preferable.

Please see the School website for an application form and job description.

Applications should be emailed to:

Available From: 1 September 2017

Job Description


Our 25m pool is open every night of the week and on Sunday afternoons for recreational swimming. To support this we need to hire in one or more lifeguards to strengthen our team. The pool is always staffed with two people – at least one of whom must be a lifeguard and usually both. We ensure that one of the staff is a regular member of staff and therefore we are more than happy to employ students to support this. Equally more experienced applicants are also welcome.

We are a large 7-18 State Boarding School, offering an extensive range of co-curricular activities on a weekly basis. Swimming, kayaking, scuba diving, octopush and waterpolo are part of this.

We are looking for someone who:

• has a current lifeguard qualification
• has a willing to complete the depth test and continuous training as required to operate as a lifeguard
• is happy to complete safeguarding and other training required in our school
• is reliable

To arrange a preliminary visit, or for any further information please contact the co-curricular team on 01737 649108.

Completed application forms should be emailed to

Please note that we do not accept CVs

Available From: September 2017

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.

Application form download instructions

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.

 Application form for a teaching post (MS Word)

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

 Application and Recruitment Procedure

 Safeguarding Policy