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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 School Direct training places.

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Learning Coach

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Fixed term from April 2019 – August 2019

32.5 hours per week term time only

We are looking for a Learning Coach to work in partnership with teachers to support pupils with Special Educational Needs. This includes providing 1:1 support to pupils and working with small groups both within and outside of lessons. A particular focus on Numeracy/Literacy support would be an advantage.

Ideally, you will have relevant experience in a similar role but it is essential that you are highly motivated, enthusiastic and have a passion for working in education. A commitment to ongoing professional development and training is required.

Please see the School website for an application form.

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

Closing Date for Applications: Friday, 1 March 2019

Salary: £10,784 per annum (£15,616 per annum FTE)

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: April 2019

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Resident Boarding House Tutor

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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 £14,839

Closing date: Monday 4 March 2019

Interviews: Thursday 7 or Friday 8 March 2019

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

Available From: April 2019

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Marketing & Admissions Assistant

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Salary £17,000

Full-time, 52 weeks a year with 5 week’s holiday

A vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic team member to help us recruit new boarders and flexi boarders. As well as inputting information about enquirers and applications the job holder will help deliver marketing campaigns for example by collating mailings, preparing packs for open mornings or posting social media stories.

The most important part of this role is a good eye for detail. We need accurate information in order to make the admissions process run as smoothly as possible.

Whilst this role is primarily administrative, the nature of the work of the Admissions and Marketing team means you will come into regular contact with parents and pupils, as well as other staff. You therefore need to be flexible and a ‘people person’.

The work goes on right through the holidays in order to prepare for the arrival of new pupils so this role is 52 weeks a year. You will have 5 week’s annual leave plus Bank Holidays.

You are likely to have the following skills/experience:
• GCSE English and Maths
• Good attention to detail
• Experience of working in a busy office environment and dealing with many conflicting priorities
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Capable of using SIMS and MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
• Strong team player
• Approachable and friendly nature

More information about the role is available in the Job Description.

To apply, please download an application form and return to hr@gatton-park.org.uk.

Closing date for applications is 28th February 2019.

Available From: March 2019

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Head of Curricular PE & Games

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Salary: UPS / MPR + TLR2 (£4,531 for 18-19)

The Role

As a 7-18 State Boarding School, we are seeking a Head of Curricular PE & Games to provide inspirational leadership of the PE Department and effective delivery of an outstanding PE 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 PE department is a vibrant department within the school community. The successful candidate will be:

• Committed to the teaching of PE
• An excellent classroom practitioner with understanding of high quality teaching and learning
• Experienced in successful teaching of PE 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
• Able to develop Games lessons to support the School’s ambition for successful school teams and sport for all
• 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 and return to hr@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing Date: Monday 25th March 9am

Interview Date: Monday 1st April

Available From: September 2019

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Teacher of MFL (Spanish with French)

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Salary: UPS / MPR

As a 7-18 State Boarding School, we seek an exceptional candidate for the position of Teacher of Spanish, with French, from September 2019. Pupils study both Spanish and French in Key Stage 3 for three years, before making their GCSE choices.

We are looking for a teacher who can provide highly effective and innovative teaching of Spanish across all levels Key Stage 3, 4, 5, and French to at least Key Stage 3, 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 MFL
• An excellent practitioner
• Able to teach Spanish across all Key Stages and French to at least Key Stage 3
• Enthusiastic about his/her own professional development

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

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

Closing Date: Monday 18th March 9am

Interview Date: Monday 25th March

Available From: September 2019

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Deputy Head (Boarding & Pastoral)

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As a 7-18 State Boarding School we seek an inspirational candidate to lead the pastoral life of this busy campus. We have over 450 boarders, amongst over 1,000 pupils, spread over 9 boarding houses in 260 acres of school grounds and were recently judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for our boarding provision: ‘The School provides a secure environment in which children and young people flourish, stretch their abilities and develop social skills’.

Alongside the Deputy Head (Academic) and Deputy Head (Co-Curriculum & Community) you will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, contributing to the strategic leadership and management of the whole School.

You will have particular responsibility for leading the boarding and pastoral life of the School to ensure that all pupils are supported to flourish whilst here and that the School imbues in them a positive mindset for a healthy and happy life.

You will be required to live on site, in rent-free accommodation. This accommodation is given to facilitate your key responsibility to ensure that the School has an effective and efficient boarding operation.

Visits to the School are welcome for any candidate that wishes to do so before applying.

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

Closing date: Thursday 7th March at 12 noon

Interviews:
Round 1: Thursday 14th March or Friday 15th March
Final Round: Thursday 21st March

Available From: September 2019

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Development Co-ordinator

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Development Co-ordinator

Part-time – 3 days a week for 52 weeks a year

Salary: £13,200 (£22,000 FTE)

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Admissions, this role will be responsible for administration and event organisation to help generate funding for the School and the Foundation. Activity will focus on all stakeholders including past pupils, current pupils, parents, grant-giving organisations and staff.

Must have a background in a customer-facing organisation. The role will be varied and, at times high pressure, so the job holder must be skilled at juggling many priorities. Outstanding communication and inter-personal skills are essential for this role.

Please find attached a job description and application form. Applications should be emailed to: hr@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday, 18 February 2019

Available From: February 2019

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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

Available From: ASAP

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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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