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Graduate Residential Assistant

Frewen CollegeEast Sussex

Frewen College is set in 60 acres of beautiful East Sussex countryside and has recently won the ISA Award for Outstanding Provision for Learning Support.

We are currently looking for a Graduate Residential Assistant from January through to July 2022, and are keen to hear from university graduates who are planning a career in education. This position invites enthusiastic applicants who have graduated in one of the curriculum subjects and are looking for wider experience within a classroom setting as well as to develop pastoral care skills.

This is a Fixed Term position with the potential to extend to a further full academic year, dependent on performance. The post-holder will be required to live on site during term time, with meals provided and a competitive salary.

This exciting challenge offers the right individual the opportunity to gain new skills and experience working in a busy independent boarding school. The post is varied and flexible enabling the successful candidate to fully experience school life and apply their own individual specialisms to the role.

The boarding component of this role is to provide support in the Boarding Houses and to act as a responsible adult ensuring safety and well-being in the house working alongside the Houseparents and non-resident house assistants. 

We are looking for a friendly proactive team player to join our dedicated staff who is committed to the social, personal, and academic development of our students. Enthusiasm, patience, and a sense of ‘I can’ along with a good sense of humour are all required in addition to sound organisational skills.  

This position is open to university graduates as specified, preferably with a full, clean, and current driving licence.

If you are a team player, with a good sense of humour, a positive and proactive approach to life with a commitment to making a difference to young people’s learning, please apply using the application form on our website - with a covering letter outlining why this position is of interest. Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time. 

Further details can be obtained by contacting Annabel Baker, PA to the Principal, Frewen College, Rye Road, Northiam, E. Sussex, TN31 6NL or

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