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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. The next Train to Teach event is on Thursday 30 March 2017.

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

Executive Assistant to the Head

Salary: 27,910 per annum (based on a full time equivalent of 29,500 pa)

Defined Pension Contribution Scheme (8% Employer, 5% Employee)

Hours: 42.5 hours per week term time, 8am 5pm Mon Fri.
15 hours per week out of term time 9am 12pm Mon - Fri.

The Role

As a 7-18 State Boarding School we are seeking an Executive Assistant to the Head to provide comprehensive administrative and secretarial support and to support the Head in the smooth running of the school. In particular this role requires diplomatic communication and high levels of organisation.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Mailmerge, Outlook).

Secretarial/Administrative experience in a similar environment.

Ability to take decisions, manage time effectively and work unsupervised.

Ability to work to fixed time scales, able to cope with and adapt to change and interruptions in busy office environments.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.

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

Closing Date: Tuesday 28 March 2017 at midday

Interviews: Thursday 30 March 2017

Available From: May 2017 (or as soon as possible)

Job Description

Head of Kent House

Start date: September 2017

Salary: UPS/MPR + Head of House Allowance (7,354 - 10,034 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 Kent 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 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 2017

Job Description

Head of Science

Salary: UPS/MPR + TLR (7622 for 2016-17)

As a 7-18 State Boarding School, following an internal promotion we are seeking a Head of Science to provide inspirational leadership of the Science Department and effective delivery of an outstanding Science curriculum ensuring all our pupils make excellent progress.

The successful candidate would inspire teachers and pupils to have a passion for the subject and to ensure the Science department is a vibrant department within the school community. The successful candidate will:

Provide strong and supportive leadership of the Science Department
Lead the department to the highest standards of professionalism as a role model for colleagues and pupils
Provide effective leadership to a large team of teachers in the delivery of the full range of science teaching from Key Stage 3 to university entrance
Lead the design and implementation of an outstanding science curriculum
To constantly review and develop the quality of teaching and learning within the department to ensure outstanding practice and the development of exceptional performance skills in pupils
Observe, mentor and provide guidance to teachers in the department
Promote the subject and ensure it is thriving throughout the school, including at GCSE and A level

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

To apply please complete the 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

Head of Mathematics


Salary: UPS/MPR + TLR (7622 for 16-17)

The Role

As a 7-18 State Boarding School we are seeking a Head of Mathematics to provide inspirational leadership of the Mathematics Department and effective delivery of an outstanding Mathematics curriculum ensuring all our pupils make excellent progress.

The successful candidate would inspire teachers and pupils to have a passion for the subject and to ensure the Mathematics department is a vibrant department within the school community. The successful candidate will be:

Committed to the teaching of Mathematics and to leading the co-curricular programme of the school within the subject
An excellent classroom practitioner with understanding of high quality teaching and learning
Experienced in successful teaching of Mathematics to GCSE and A level and of raising attainment
Able to create and lead departmental development and be experienced in supporting other staff to enhance teaching and learning
Committed to regular and on-going professional development

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

To apply please complete the 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.


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.

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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)

 Application and Recruitment Procedure

 Safeguarding Policy