Graduate Resident Assistant, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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The Stephen Perse VI Form CollegeCambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The Stephen Perse Foundation has its own competitive salary scale
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are the Stephen Perse Foundation. Extraordinary things happen here every day.

So you think you may be interested in joining the Stephen Perse Foundation (SPF) community of schools? Located in Cambridge, Madingley and Saffron Walden, our schools strive to offer an education which is more than just the delivery of the curriculum and qualifications; learning in a Stephen Perse school is about learning for and about life in readiness for the world beyond.

As Principal of the Foundation, I look to recruit colleagues who are passionate about learning; share in our commitment to educating ethical young people; and understand the critical importance of supporting the emotional and mental wellbeing of all our learners. If you would like a flavour of what this means in practice, please read my most recent blog.

Miss T Kelleher

Location: Cambridge City sites

Role Description: This role will provide the opportunity to develop first-hand and practical experience of working in a school and to determine whether teaching might be the right career for you.  You will benefit from direct involvement with very experienced and senior staff, and will gain invaluable experience.

You will contribute to the academic life of the college, providing support to students in and out of class and possibly teaching some lessons, as appropriate to your skills and to the college’s needs, all with the support and guidance of experienced staff.

You will support wider aspects of boarding. You will be expected to be resident overnight throughout term time, playing a full and supportive role both in activities and in formal duties.

You will be responsible for the preparation and delivery of activities, trips and events within and outside the College, during term time and some holiday periods, ensuring the wide engagement of students.

Hours of work: Your normal working hours are 40 hours per week and will be flexible. They will include work within the college timetable hours, Monday to Friday, as well as evenings and weekends to suit the activities/boarding programme. 

You will work during college terms, which includes any early start to the Autumn Term, “Admin Week” prior to the Autumn Term and the three working days prior to the return and after the departure of students, and for up to four weeks during the college holidays, but will have the remainder of the college holidays free.

Application process

Please apply directly through our online recruitment portal by clicking the Apply button below.

We are unable to accept CVs as a method of application.

The Stephen Perse Foundation 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 checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about The Stephen Perse VI Form College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 18 years
Address: Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 8AA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1223 488430
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We are the Stephen Perse Foundation. Extraordinary things happen here every day.

We are a family of schools in Cambridge, Madingley and Saffron Walden educating boys and girls aged 3 to 18.

Founded in 1881, our history is part of Cambridge’s rich aca...