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Graduate Resident Assistant - Prep School

Job Title: Graduate Resident Assistant (GRA’s) Rugby, Boys Hockey and Cricket 
Salary: £10,000 per annum full board accommodation
Fixed term: 1 Academic year

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 see the below brochure which will provide you with more information on each of the schools.


Job Description:

Taunton Preparatory School

Application details: Please complete a Taunton School application with a covering letter stating which School you are applying for 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.

Download the application form here.

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.