Job Description

We are:

A lively and purposeful co-educational, comprehensive state boarding school for children aged 7 to 18 years, with approximately 670 flexi-boarders and 430 full boarders. The school is a popular choice for local families who attend on our flexi boarding package, as well as for full boarders from further afield in the UK and internationally. This is due to a wide range of factors including our facilities, academic pathways and results, pastoral care, the boarding and flexi-boarding ethos and environment, wide range of trips and co-curricular activities and the resultant attitudes of its pupils.

We offer:

  • Free accommodation, set in 260 acres of beautiful parkland
  • Professional, supportive and committed staff team
  • Access to staff employee assistance programme
  • Reduced price theatre tickets as part of the staff extra-curricular activities programme
  • Access to Gatton Park events
  • Possibility to be involved with school excursions, including trips abroad
  • Convenient location, close to the A23 and M25
  • Free on-site parking

We are looking for someone who:

• is understanding, kind and supportive and with an excellent sense of humour
• is proactive, energetic and enjoys arranging and leading activities
• has good organisational skills and a genuine interest in the welfare of students

For further information and details of how to apply, please visit the school website: Current Vacancies (

The school reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

We hope that after considering all the information provided, you will decide to make an application. Please be advised that we may interview as applications come in. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date. Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.

The Royal Alexandra and Albert School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post if successful, including an Enhanced DBS check. Staff must be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety regulations, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns as appropriate. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Available From: ASAP