Graduate Resident Assistant - Prep School (Rugby & Cricket), Taunton

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Taunton SchoolTaunton

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £10,000
Contract term: Fixed Term

Job Title: Graduate Resident Assistant 

Salary: £10,000 per annum + full board accommodation  

Fixed term: 1 Academic year 

Closing date: Applications will be considered as they are received

We have an exciting opportunity for new graduates available at Taunton Preparatory School from September 2018.  

These one-year residential posts provide valuable support to our sports department, classroom learning and boarding house, as well as an exciting and 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 are looking for candidates who are able to coach Rugby, Boys Hockey and Cricket along with umpiring to work within our PE/Games dep for the next academic year. There will also be an opportunity to work within our Boarding House.

We aim to offer our GRA’s a memorable year working with lively and interesting pupils 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, Durham, Bath and other well know universities.

Please complete a Taunton School application with a covering letter to tsrecruit@tauntonschool.co.uk.

Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address. Please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. 

Applications will be considered as they are received 

Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The offer of employment will be subject to pre-employment checks including satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check.  

Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and sets out to be caring and reasonable in its approach to all staff; it values its staff and has been accredited with the Investors in People gold standard.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823 703703
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Taunton School is a co-educational, independent boarding and day school educating pupils from 0-18. Its values are based on Christianity and it is situated in Taunton, Somerset. There are 591 pupils in the senior school and 434 pupils in the lower sc...