Resident Graduate Assistant (RGA)

Closing Date: 24 February 2024 Telephone: 01473 780201
Email: recruitment@ipswichhighschool.co.uk
Salary: Competitive
Employment Term: Full TimeTemporary

Required September 2024 for one academic year.

Salary range: Competitive salary plus accommodation and all 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 Residential Graduate Assistants to join us for one academic year starting September 2024. The successful candidate 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 RGA 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. Our RGA will work either a Saturday or Sunday each week to support activities and trips designed to enrich our boarders experience of British culture.  There will be at least one protected day off each week.

You will be expected to take an active interest in the development of each and every boarder in your care.

Our RGA will receive:

  • Boarding Essentials BSA Certificate
  • Access to school facilities including the swimming pool and gym
  • A qualification in first aid
  • High quality accommodation
  • All meals provided during term-time
  • Invaluable experience of working in a school environment

At the end of the tenure, our RGA 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 www.ipswichhighschool.co.uk  Please complete the application form and return it to the HR Officer at recruitment@ipswichhighschool.co.uk  or by post to Ipswich High School, Woolverstone, Ipswich, IP9 1AZ.

Please note we reserve the right to interview strong candidates on a rolling basis and 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: TBC

Interviews: TBC

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