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Graduate Resident Assistant

Job Title:         Graduate Resident Assistant (GRA)

Salary:             £10,000 per annum full board accommodation

Fixed term:      1 Academic year

Closing date: Applications to be considered as they are recieved.

We have an exciting opportunity for new graduates available at Taunton School and Taunton School International from September 2018.

Taunton School

This one-year residential post provides 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 a candidate with a specialism in PE but who would also be interested in SEN. You would be supporting our educational progress team in delivering class support in a range of subjects.

Taunton School International

This one year residential post provides valuable pastoral support within the boys’ boarding house, as well as in PE lessons and to the administration staff. It is an exciting 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 a candidate with a specialism in PE/Games for the next academic year. The candidate will play an important role in helping to deliver the boys’ PE curriculum.

We aim to offer our GRAs 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 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 GRAs 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 GRAs are accepted on Teacher Training courses and we have an excellent record in universities such as Exeter and Durham.

Please see the below brochure which will provide you with more information.

Brochure

Job Descriptions:

Taunton School

Taunton School International

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 CVs alone will not be accepted.

Download the Taunton School application form in MS Word format here

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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.