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 Surrey Downs Partnership. You can find out more it here.

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Resident Non-Teaching Boarding House Tutor

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The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is one of the largest state boarding schools in the UK and we are proud of our ‘outstanding’ boarding provision. We are a diverse and inclusive boarding community and we welcome applications for the above role.

We seek an outstanding individual for this position available in one of our boarding houses. This is ideal experience for future teachers or for those who wish to pursue a career related to working with young people. They are live-in posts and could be used as a steppingstone to a PGCE course or other work within a school environment. As an employer we are committed to developing & training our staff through a wide range of career development opportunities & support.

Suitable applicants should have experience of working with young people in some capacity, with the essential characteristics of being understanding, kind and supportive and with an excellent sense of humour. You will need to support the Head of House in the day to day running of the boarding house. You must also be proactive, energetic and enjoy arranging and leading activities. Flexibility to respond to the unexpected and enthusiasm are essential, as are good organisational skills and a genuine interest in the welfare of students. There will also be opportunities for you to involve yourself in our broad & varied co-curricular programme.

These are fantastic opportunities for enthusiastic, experienced and flexible individuals to join our dedicated and friendly team.

Accommodation on site is offered plus annual salary of between £15,085-16,646 dependent on experience.

Closing date: 1 November 9am

Completed applications forms should be emailed to recruitment@gatton-park.org.uk

The school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date

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School and Estate Gardener

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Part-time: hours to be agreed

Pay: £8.91 per hour

To join the team undertaking the day to day hands on maintenance and development at the grounds of the Royal Alexandra and Albert School and Gatton Park.
Must have a passion for horticulture and either a relevant horticultural qualification or practical gardening experience.

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

Closing date for applications: Monday 18 October 2021.

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PA to the Senior Leadership Team

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37.5 hours per week for 40 weeks per year – Maternity Cover (for approximately 6 months)
Salary: £20,041.32 per annum (£22,006.50 FTE)

An experienced PA /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.

The school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@gatton-park.org.uk

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Activities Instructors

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Salary: Undisclosed
Hours: Monday – Friday 4.00pm – 6.00pm

The Role

The Co-Curricular programme is a large part of the school day with the ethos being “work hard, play hard, try something new”. Our programme runs from 4pm – 6pm, Monday – Friday and we also offer an evening programme for our boarders, which runs from 7.30pm – 9.00pm, Monday – Friday.

We are looking for experienced Instructors who can offer a variety of co-curricular activities ranging from:

• Sports
• Yoga/Pilates
• Cooking
• Art & Crafts
• Martial Arts
• Girl Guides
• Rainbows
• Brownies
• Dance
• Fitness
• Performing Arts
• Mountain Biking
• Photography

If you believe you can provide one of these activities or another activity which could be of interest to the school, please complete an application form along with a covering letter and email to recruitment@gatton-park.org.uk

Available From: September 2021

Visiting Tutor of Violoncello

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We are seeking an experienced and well-qualified Visiting Tutor of Violoncello to join our thriving department.

This is an exciting time to join a dynamic and busy department with high expectations of all students, with ample opportunity to build on the already established tuition timetable, and continuing to raise the already high profile of music within the school.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track-record of delivering excellence in the teaching of the ‘Cello. All Visiting Music Teachers are required to work with individuals and small groups, we run class instrumental lessons in the junior school and we envisage the uptake of individual lessons to continue to build. It would be advantageous for the candidate to have experience of teaching from beginner to diploma level and beyond.

Visiting Music Teachers must be enthusiastic and committed team members. Applications are welcome from experienced instrumental teachers who share the core educational values of the department and who are committed to excellence in the teaching, learning and well-being of young people.

All Visiting Music Tutors at RAAS are self-employed and invoice the parents directly for a term of teaching advance.

Available From: January 2022

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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