Job Title: Graduate Resident Assistant (GRA) – Boys Boarding House
Salary: £11,000 per annum + full board accommodation
Fixed term: 1 Academic year
Closing date: Applications to be considered as they are received
We have an exciting opportunity for a new graduate available at Taunton School International from September 2019.
This one year residential post provides valuable support to our students in the boarding house and within the PE and games curriculum. It is an ideal opportunity for graduates considering a career in education in the UK or internationally to experience a year in the life of this energetic, forward-looking and outstanding School.
We would particularly welcome applications from candidates who consider themselves as all-rounders, not just in sport but in other performing arts such as music or drama. There may also be opportunities to work with small groups and provide 1:1 support. The role will involve pastoral support, building self-esteem and enabling students who struggle to believe that they can achieve.
We aim to offer our GRA’s a memorable year working with lively and interesting students within a flourishing co-educational environment. The School will provide full board accommodation in an on-site boarding house or school accommodation during term time. You will also have access to a gym and swimming pool on site, and in this paid role you will also have opportunities for continuing professional development and training. Our GRA’s are assigned a mentor for their year who will provide advice on professional development and working with students both in the classroom and the boarding house.
This experience provides a platform for various career progressions paths; many of our GRA’s are accepted on Teacher Training courses and we have an excellent record in universities such as Exeter and Durham.