Residential Graduate Assistant, Ipswich

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Ipswich High SchoolIpswich

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Start date: September 2019 for one academic year
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

 Resident Graduate Assistants

Required September 2019 for one academic year

Salary range: Competitive salary plus accommodation and meals

Term time plus 2 weeks

Ipswich High School is a leading independent school in Suffolk, proudly educating hundreds of pupils between the ages of 3 - 18. Based on a beautiful 84 acre campus, five miles outside of Ipswich, the school has long enjoyed a high profile across the region for its academic success and superb pastoral care.

We are seeking to appoint two Residential Graduate Assistants (RGAs) to join us for one academic year starting September 2019. This is an exciting time in the School’s development, as we are introducing boarding for the first time. The successful candidates will play an important role in our boarding, living and working in the boarding house, and will also ideally support the school in a particular area, for example: the Sports department, the Learning Support department or the Prep School. 

The RGAs will reside in staff accommodation which will be situated in the boarding house and will play an active role in the running of the boarding house as well as taking part in some weekend activities.

It will assist successful candidates in their role if they naturally enjoy the company of young people and have a fun-loving disposition that young people can relate to and with which they can feel comfortable. In general, you will be expected to take an active interest in the development of each and every boarder in your care.

Our RGAs will receive:

· A qualification in first aid

· Single accommodation 

· All meals provided during term-time

· Invaluable experience of working in a school environment

At the end of the tenure, our RGAs will have gained confidence and experience which will be invaluable in whatever career they choose.

The application pack for this post can be found online on the School’s website at Please complete the application form and return it to the HR Officer at or by post to Ipswich High School, Woolverstone, Ipswich, IP9 1AZ.

Please note we reserve the right to appoint at any time during the recruitment process.  Applicants will be kept informed if appointments are made.

If you require any further information please ring 01473 780201.

Closing date: Monday, 10 December at noon

Interviews: week of Wednesday, 2 January 2019

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post

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More about Ipswich High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Woolverstone, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 1AZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 780201
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