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

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Teacher of MFL (MPS/UPS)

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A lively and purposeful co-educational, comprehensive state boarding school for children aged 7 to 18 years, with 600 flexi-boarders and 500 full boarders. The school has been highly sought after for many years, with very high levels of interest again for September 2022. This is due to a wide range of factors including its facilities, academic results, standards of teaching, pastoral care, the boarding and flexi-boarding environment, wide range of trips and co-curricular activities and the resultant attitudes of its pupils.

We offer:

• Strong induction programme
• Free accommodation, set in 260 acres of beautiful parkland, may be available in exchange for boarding and co-curriculum duties
• A well-managed and very successful department
• On-site parking
• Ideal location to work and live, close to the A23 and M25

We are looking for an exceptional Teacher of MFL who can provide highly effective and innovative teaching of MFL across the school from Y3 upwards, to ensure that all our pupils make excellent progress and inspire students to have a passion for the subject. Prior experience of primary school teaching is not a requirement.

The successful candidate will be:

• Passionate about the teaching of MFL
• An excellent practitioner
• Enthusiastic about his/her own professional development

To apply please complete an application form with a covering letter or supporting statement. Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing Date: Tuesday 7th June, 9.00 am

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

We hope that after considering all the information provided, you will decide to make an application. Please be advised that we may interview as applications come in. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date. Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Available From: September 2022

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Safeguarding Officer

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Scale: FTE £25,523 - £28,137
Actual salary £23,104.31 – 25,470.60 pa (dependent on experience)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 4.30pm (30 min unpaid break).
Term-time (35 weeks per year) + 10 days incl. INSET (days to be agreed)

We are:
A lively and purposeful co-educational, comprehensive state boarding school for children aged 7 to 18 years, with 600 flexi-boarders and 500 full boarders. The school has been highly sought after for many years, with very high levels of interest again for September 2022. This is due to a wide range of factors including its facilities, academic results, standards of teaching, pastoral care, the boarding and flexi-boarding environment, wide range of trips and co-curricular activities and the resultant attitudes of its pupils.

We offer:
• Strong induction programme
• On-site parking
• Ideal location to work and live, close to the A23 and M25

We are looking for a dedicated, trained and hard-working Safeguarding Officer to join our forward thinking, innovative and dynamic School.

Working as part of our wide Health & Welfare team, the post holder will play a key role in ensuring that all of our pupils are safe and well supported whatever challenges they face. Reporting to the Deputy Head (Pastoral)/Designated Safeguarding Lead, the Safeguarding Officer will act as a central point of safeguarding and child protection related support, advice, and guidance for colleagues across the teaching, boarding and wider staff. They will support and promote safeguarding, child protection and equality and diversity awareness within the school; help to maintain and promote good discipline; help to develop a culture of mutual support; and share best practice within the team.

The successful candidate will join an experienced team, with direct line management from the Deputy Head (Pastoral).

We are looking for someone who:
• Is dedicated to supporting pupils to flourish whatever challenges they face
• Offers inspirational and caring guidance for young people
• Works collaboratively, asks questions and is keen to learn
• Has a meticulous and consistent approach to record keeping and information sharing

To apply please complete an application form with a covering letter or supporting statement. Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@gatton-park.co.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 8th June 2022. The school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

We hope that after considering all the information provided, you will decide to make an application. Please be advised that we may interview as applications come in. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date. Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Available From: September 2022

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PA for Pastoral and Safeguarding

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Salary: £22,601 FTE, £20,459.22 pa (Actual)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 4.30pm (30 min unpaid break).
Term-time (35 weeks per year) + 10 days incl. INSET (days to be agreed)

We are:
A lively and purposeful co-educational, comprehensive state boarding school for children aged 7 to 18 years, with 600 flexi-boarders and 500 full boarders. The school has been highly sought after for many years, with very high levels of interest again for September 2022. This is due to a wide range of factors including its facilities, academic results, standards of teaching, pastoral care, the boarding and flexi-boarding environment, wide range of trips and co-curricular activities and the resultant attitudes of its pupils.

We offer:
• Strong induction programme
• On-site parking
• Ideal location to work and live, close to the A23 and M25

We are looking for a dedicated, trained and hard-working PA for Pastoral and Safeguarding to join our forward thinking, innovative and dynamic School. Exceptional pastoral care is at the core of our organisation and a fundamental element of our success

Working as part of our dynamic Pastoral Team, the post holder will play a key role in ensuring that all of our pupils are supported to thrive in school and develop into well rounded individuals. The PA for Pastoral and Safeguarding will act as a central point of support for our forward thinking and successful pastoral team.

The PA for Pastoral and Safeguarding will also work closely with our Health & Welfare team liaising with the Safeguarding Officer as they triage internal pupil referrals. They will support and promote child welfare, equality and diversity awareness within the school; help to maintain and promote good discipline; help to develop a culture of mutual support; and share best practice within the team.

The successful candidate will join an experienced team, working closely with the Deputy Head (Pastoral) and the Safeguarding Officer.

We are looking for someone who:
• Is dedicated to supporting pupils to flourish whatever challenges they face
• Offers inspirational and caring guidance for young people
• Works collaboratively, asks questions and is keen to learn
• Has a meticulous and consistent approach to record keeping and information sharing
To apply please complete an application form with a covering letter or supporting statement. Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@gatton-park.co.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 8th June 2022.

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

We hope that after considering all the information provided, you will decide to make an application. Please be advised that we may interview as applications come in. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date. Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Available From: September 2022 or sooner

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Administrative Assistant (Attendance)

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8.00am – 4.00pm x 3 days per week (Monday, Thursday and Friday)
Plus alternate Saturdays (term time) 8am – 12noon

FTE £19,336.29 - £20,791.37 – dependent on experience
Actual salary (pro rata) £10,478.34 - £11,266.84
RAAS Term time plus 2 weeks (37 weeks)

Plus 2 weeks is holiday cover hours: 08:00 – 16:00 (Days to be agreed with Office Manager)

The Role
As a 7-18 State Boarding School we are seeking a dynamic and dedicated Attendance Officer to join our team. The applicant requires initiative and drive to ensure that the attendance of pupils is accurately monitored and recorded in accordance with Government guidelines. Ad hoc Office administration and Reception support also required.

The successful candidate will possess:
• Excellent communication skills
• A flexible and proactive attitude
• The ability to work using initiative
• An eye for detail.

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

Closing Date: Monday 6th June 9am
Interviews: week commencing 6th June

We hope that after considering all the information provided, you will decide to make an application. Please be advised that we may interview as applications come in. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date. Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Available From: ASAP

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Administrative Assistant

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Salary: FTE £19,336.29 - £20,791.37 (dependent on experience)
Actual salary £15,672.06 - £16,851.41 (for 36.08 hours pw) (pro rata for part-time)

Hours: Monday to Friday 8.00am – 3.30pm (with a 30-minute unpaid break)
One in three Saturdays 8.00am – 12.00

Part-time considered
RAAS Term time + 2 weeks (37 weeks per year)
Please note the Early May Bank Holiday is a normal school day

We are:
A lively and purposeful co-educational, comprehensive state boarding school for children aged 7 to 18 years, with 600 flexi-boarders and 500 full boarders. The school has been highly sought after for many years, with very high levels of interest again for September 2022. This is due to a wide range of factors including its facilities, academic results, standards of teaching, pastoral care, the boarding and flexi-boarding environment, wide range of trips and co-curricular activities and the resultant attitudes of its pupils.

We offer:
• Strong induction programme
• On-site parking
• Ideal location to work, close to the A23 and M25

We are looking for a highly organised, enthusiastic and proactive Administrator to join our committed team of staff supporting various departments across the school. This varied role will give the successful candidate an opportunity to get involved in many aspects of school life.

We are looking for someone who:
• Is an able administrator
• Is a flexible team player with a ‘can do’ approach
• Works collaboratively, asks questions and is keen to learn.

To apply please complete an application form with a covering letter or supporting statement. Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 6th June. The school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

We hope that after considering all the information provided, you will decide to make an application. Please be advised that we may interview as applications come in. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date. Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Available From: ASAP

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Summer employment

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£9.50 per hour plus holiday pay.

Are you over 18 and available between 7th July until 1st September?

We have availability for general maintenance assistant roles to help with refurbishment projects, assisting skilled electrical, carpentry and plumbing workers, moving furniture etc.

If you are enthusiastic, hard-working and committed and would like to join our existing team on a temporary basis, whilst the school is closed for the summer holidays, please get in touch.

Please contact Nial Jahnke via maintenance@gatton-park.org.uk or telephone 01737 649060 for further details.

In order to apply for this role, please email a completed application form to recruitment@gatton-park.org.uk

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Available From: July 2022

Finance Assistant & Bookkeeper

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40 hours per week throughout the year

Salary: £31,000 per annum

As a 7-18 State Boarding School we are seeking a confident, experienced candidate with the flexibility to support our Foundation as Credit Controller through a busy period.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
• Proven experience in a similar role
• Self-motivation
• Strong persuasion / influencing skills
• Confident personable manner
• Strong IT skills, particularly Excel.

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

Closing Date: 31st May 2022

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Available From: ASAP

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Learning Support Assistant

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Full time or Part time considered

Salary: £18,555 - £19,525 FTE dependant on experience
£12,814 - £13,484 actual salary per annum for full time hours as below

Hours: 32.5 hours per week x 35 weeks per annum (term-time only)

We are:
The Royal Alexandra & Albert School is a lively and purposeful co-educational, comprehensive state boarding school for children aged 7 to 18 years, with 600 flexi-boarders and 500 full boarders. The school has been highly sought after for many years, with very high levels of interest again for September 2022. This is due to a wide range of factors including its facilities, academic results, standards of teaching, pastoral care, the boarding and flexi-boarding environment, wide range of trips and co-curricular activities and the resultant attitudes of its pupils.

We Offer:
• Complimentary lunch during term-time
• Fees remission for children of staff
• Use of the gym and swimming pool
• On-site parking

The Role:
We are looking for a Learning Support Assistant to join our successful and dynamic team to support the learning and well-being of a range of pupils across the school. This includes providing 1:1 support to pupils and working with small groups both within and outside of lessons.

Whether you have experience or are new to the role, it is essential that you are highly motivated, enthusiastic and have a passion for working with young people.

This role would also be ideal for someone who is looking to gain school experience prior to undertaking initial teacher training.

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

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted. Applications should be emailed to: recruitment@gatton-park.org.uk.

Closing Date: Tuesday 31 May 9.00am
Applications will be considered upon receipt. The school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

We hope that after considering all the information provided, you will decide to make an application. Please be advised that we may interview as applications come in. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date. Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.

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Resident Boarding Tutor (non-teaching)

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Salary: £15,835.61 - £17,145.79 dependent on experience,
plus accommodation onsite

We are:

A lively and purposeful co-educational, comprehensive state boarding school for children aged 7 to 18 years, with 600 flexi-boarders and 500 full boarders. The school has been highly sought after for many years, with very high levels of interest again for September 2022. This is due to a wide range of factors including its facilities, academic results, standards of teaching, pastoral care, the boarding and flexi-boarding environment, wide range of trips and co-curricular activities and the resultant attitudes of its pupils.

We offer:

• Strong induction programme
• Free accommodation, set in 260 acres of beautiful parkland
• Ideal location to work and live, close to the A23 and M25

We seek an outstanding individual for this position available in one of our Boarding Houses. This is ideal experience for future teachers of for those who wish to pursue a career related to working with young people. This is a live-in post and could be used as a stepping-stone to a PGCE course or other work in a school environment.

Suitable applicants should have experience of working with young people in some capacity. You will need to support the Head of House in the day to day running of the Boarding House. There will be opportunities for you to involve yourself in our broad and varied co-curricular programme.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and flexible individual to join our dedicated and friendly team.

We are looking for someone who is:

• understanding, kind and supportive and with an excellent sense of humour
• proactive, energetic and enjoys arranging and leading activities
• good organisational skills and a genuine interest in the welfare of students

To apply please complete an application form with a covering letter or supporting statement. Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing Date: 9am Wednesday 8th June 2022. The school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

We hope that after considering all the information provided, you will decide to make an application. Please be advised that we may interview as applications come in. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date. Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Available From: September 2022

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Swim Coach

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A lively and purposeful co-educational, comprehensive state boarding school for children aged 7 to 18 years, with 600 flexi-boarders and 500 full boarders. The school has been highly sought after for many years, with very high levels of interest again for September 2022. This is due to a wide range of factors including its facilities, academic results, standards of teaching, pastoral care, the boarding and flexi-boarding environment, wide range of trips and co-curricular activities and the resultant attitudes of its pupils.

We offer:
• Strong induction programme
• A well-managed and very successful department
• On-site parking
• Ideal location to work, close to the A23 and M25

We are seeking someone with the commitment and enthusiasm to be part of a very successful and dynamic Co-Curriculum department.

• Level 2 Swim England/ STA Teacher

• To assist with teaching/coaching children from Year 3-Year 13.

• The role will involve teaching non-swimmers of all ages in the shallow end, improving strokes of the more able swimmers and assisting with the squads, including galas etc

• Approximately 10 hours per week, before school from 6.30-8.30am and after school from 4pm-9pm.

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

We hope that after considering all the information provided, you will decide to make an application. Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Available From: ASAP

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Lifeguard

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Hours: Monday – Sunday

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”.

We have a full timetable of pool activities plus an evening programme for our boarders, which runs from 7.30pm-9.00pm, Monday – Friday. There will also be sessions during the weekend.

We are looking for professional qualified lifeguards who will be responsible for the children’s safety in the swimming pool. This role requires good observation and supervision skills and the ability to be able to educate and communicate to the children to adhere to the pool rules.

Completed application forms should be forwarded to recruitment@gatton-park.og.uk

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Available From: ASAP

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Activities Instructors

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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
• Lifeguards
• Swimming Coaches
• Gymnastics
• Cheerleading

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

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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.

All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a Criminal Record Declaration Form. Once completed, this should be returned to HR prior to interview.

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