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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
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Teacher of Mathematics

Teacher of Mathematics (with possible additional responsibility)

Start date: September 2017

Salary: Main Pay Scale or UPS as appropriate with the possibility of a TLR of up to £4,398

The Role

As a 7-18 State Boarding School we are seeking an outstanding 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) or outside the department (such as a Head of Year). 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 to 4; some experience of KS5 an advantage.

• 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. 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 2017

Job Description

Boarding Tutor

We seek an outstanding individual for a Boarding Tutor position available in one of our boarding houses. This is ideal experience for future teachers.

We are looking for candidates who are understanding, kind and supportive and with an excellent sense of humour. You must also be proactive and enjoy arranging and leading activities. Flexibility to respond to the unexpected and enthusiasm are important as are good organisational skills and a genuine interest in the welfare of students. Accommodation on site is offered plus salary of £14,693.

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: September 2017

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Teaching Assistant

TEACHING ASSISTANT FOR KEY STAGE 2

Fixed term, September 2017 to August 2018

30 hours per week term time only

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work in a Year 4 class in our Junior School. The role includes working with and supporting the teacher and the pupils in the classroom. The successful candidate will be expected to work with small groups of children or individuals as directed by the classroom teacher.

You will need to possess excellent communication skills and high standards of literacy and numeracy, have a positive approach and be punctual and reliable.

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

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

Closing date for applications: Monday, 8 May 2017. Interviews to be held on Monday, 15 May 2017.

Salary: £15,461 FTE / £9,856.39 pro-rata

Available from September 2017

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 2017

Job Description

Assistant Bursar/Management Accountant

Position:
Reporting directly to the school’s Bursar, this pivotal role ensures the timely production of financial management information, the smooth operation of accounting systems, the integrity of the accounting records and the delivery of best practice.

• Prepare SORP accounts and supporting schedules for audit and liaising with auditors as required
• Budget preparation
• Preparation of monthly management accounts and analyses variances to budget and projected outrun
• Prepare and maintain the cash flow projection
• Ensure all finance systems are appropriate for the team’s needs and continue to develop and introduce the improvements as required
• Preparation for statutory of accounts for The Gatton Trust Limited.

Ideal Candidate:
ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified, you will possess strong technical financial and management accounting skills, be a self-starter and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in the charity sector will help the successful candidate with the complex structure and financial reporting requirements of the School. Proven experience managing small teams is a must, and advanced Sage 200 and Excel skills will be highly regarded.

How to Apply
For further information or a confidential discussion please contact our advisors Kim Ketchell kimketchell@michaelpage.com or alternatively telephone 01483 307627. Michael Page has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

Royal Alexandra & Albert is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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.

 Application form for a teaching post (MS Word)

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

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