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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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PA to SLT (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 an experienced Secretary/Administrator to join our forward thinking, innovative and dynamic School. The post-holder will provide confidential secretarial and administrative support to the Senior Leadership Team generally, with a focus on supporting the Pastoral & Safeguarding teams. The post-holder will possess excellent communication and IT skills (Word, Excel, mail-merge) and have the ability/willingness to take decisions, manage time effectively and work unsupervised.

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
• 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.org.uk

Closing Date: Thursday 30th 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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PA to SLT (Teaching & Learning)

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Salary: £22,601 FTE, £21,577.18 pa (Actual)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 5.00pm (30 min unpaid break).
Term-time (35 weeks per year) + 10 days incl. INSET (other days to be agreed but to include exams results days)

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 an experienced Secretary/Administrator to join our forward thinking, innovative and dynamic School. The post-holder will provide confidential secretarial and administrative support to the Senior Leadership Team generally, with a focus on supporting the Teaching & Learning team. The post-holder will possess excellent communication and IT skills (Word, Excel, mail-merge) and have the ability/willingness to take decisions, manage time effectively and work unsupervised.

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
• 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.org.uk

Closing Date: Thursday 30th 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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Laundry Assistant

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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.

Job purpose:

This role will be responsible for working alongside another Laundry Assistant, to ensure the smooth running of the laundry and processes in accordance with company compliance and procedures to the Boarding Houses and School.

Details:

41.5 Hours a Week – Flexibility of hours may be possible

07h30 to 15h30 Monday to Friday (30 minute unpaid lunch break and a 15 minute morning tea break)

08h30 to 12h30 Saturday (15 Minute tea break)

Term time (35 weeks) plus 16 days a year during the holiday periods. Days to be agreed with Domestic Services Manager in accordance with Lets and work involved over those periods.

£9.75 per hour plus holiday

Free lunch (when kitchens are open)

Potential overtime available


Duties and responsibilities:

• Provide a comprehensive laundry service to the Boarding Houses and School including the laundering of students’ uniform, personal clothing, PE kits, bedding and curtains.

• Daily tasks will include the scrubbing of shirts, sorting of colours, checking fabrics are washed and dried at correct temperatures, loading the machines and folding of clothes.

• Occasional ironing may be required from time to time as well as taking curtains down and assisting with the re-hanging of them.

• Ensure correct laundry procedures are adhered to and liaise with House staff when required.

• Ensure the collection of dirty laundry from and the delivery of clean laundry to the Boarding Houses takes place.

• Maintain a daily register for laundry undertaken and keep all records up to date.

• Check on supplies of detergents and cleaning products.

• Ensure the laundry machines and equipment are properly cleaned and cared for reporting any faults via a ticketing system to the Maintenance Department.

• Ensure compliance with the Health and Safety policy and awareness of coshh regulations.

• Undertake staff training and inductions

• Provide a laundry service for lettings

• Ensure the laundry is kept clean and tidy

• During quieter periods in the Laundry, additional jobs may include carpet cleaning and cleaning tasks to support Domestic Services.

The successful candidate will be:

• A team player and an ability to get on well with people.

• Training will be provided however, experience in domestic services (laundry or cleaning) would be preferred.

To apply please complete an application form. Completed applications should be returned to recruitment@gatton-park.org.uk

Closing Date: 4 July 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: ASAP

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Non-Resident Boarding House Matron

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Salary: £17,134.20
Hours: 8.00am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday,
Term time only (35 weeks per year)

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 seek an outstanding individual for this position available in one of our Boarding Houses. The main function of this post is to be an adult presence in the House and be responsible for the welfare of the students by assisting the Head of House and the House team in the supervision of the health and welfare of the students and the Boarding House - the physical building within which they live.

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.

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
• Is proactive, energetic and is generous with their time and responsive to the needs of the students
• Has 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: 9.00am Friday 1st July 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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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: 9.00am Friday 1st July 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.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: 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:

• Duke of Edinburgh
• 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.

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.

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

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