Graduate Resident Assistant - Prep School, Somerset

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Taunton Preparatory SchoolSomerset

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £11,250(+ full board accomodation)
Contract term: Temporary

Job Title: Graduate Resident Assistant (GRA) – Prep School

Hours per week: Full time

Salary: £11,250 + full board accommodation

Contract: 1 Academic year fixed term

Start date: September 2020

Closing date: Midnight Wednesday 19th February 2020

We have a number of exciting opportunities for new graduates available at Taunton Preparatory School from September 2020.

These one year residential posts provide valuable support to our house students, sports, classroom learning and administration staff 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 a variety of sports within our PE/Games department 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 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. There will also be opportunities to take part in international trips

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. 

Application details:

Please complete a Taunton School application with a covering letter. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address. Please note CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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.

More about Taunton Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 13 years
Address: Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1823 703703
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At Taunton Preparatory School we aim to inspire every child to develop into a confident, well educated, personable young adult who has enthusiasm for learning. We aim to nurture individual talents and an enquiring mind. We place a strong emphasis on ...