Prep and Tea Coordinator
15 hours per week during term time (36 weeks pa) worked 3pm-6pm Monday to Friday
Salary c £7,400 pa plus excellent benefits
Are you a caring and empathetic teaching or learning support assistant looking for your next move, or looking for a role in education? This pupil facing role will enable you to use your interpersonal skills to support and enhance our friendly and successful wrap-around care team.
Royal Russell is an HMC/IAPS co-educational school with over 1000 pupils between the ages of 3 and 18, situated on a beautiful green campus of 110 acres in the Shirley Hills near Croydon. We have over 150 boarding students in the Senior School, and are proud of our day and boarding facilities that rank amongst the best in the South of England. Our pupils, parents and staff experience a warm and friendly environment with strong pastoral care for every pupil alongside a comprehensive co-curricular and enrichment programme. Our vision is to provide an outstanding co-educational experience for children as the family school of choice. The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) has recently judged the school as ‘excellent’ in all areas and in October 2018 we successfully passed a full ISI compliance inspection.
We are looking for a caring, empathetic and well-organised individual to work with the other Prep and Tea Coordinator to support, supervise and ensure the safety and engagement of pupils in after school activities in the Junior School. You will have a friendly and helpful manner, experience of supervising children and be sympathetic to their needs whilst able to maintain orderly behaviour. It would be helpful if you hold a current First Aid Certificate.
This role gives you the opportunity to become a central part of our diverse, enthusiastic and energetic family. The strength of community at Royal Russell is paramount to the success of individuals. We learn and achieve together. You will join a supportive close-knit team team of staff offering outstanding wraparound care to our Upper Junior pupils which is an integral part of our after-school provision. You will become a familiar face to all of our pupils and parents and be at the heart of the amazing experience that we provide to our pupils after-school. The working hours will be from 3pm-6pm, Monday to Friday, term time only; therefore this is reflected in the pro rata salary. Candidates interested in working part of the week may also be considered subject to the School being able to cover every day.
Royal Russell offers excellent benefits including a competitive salary on our own salary scale with scope for progression, working in our beautiful green parkland estate with easy access to transport links (Coombe Lane tram stop served by the New Addington tram is opposite the School entrance), and being part of the vibrant community of the historic Royal Russell School. We offer an immediate non-contributory pension with employer contributions, free life insurance cover of three times annual salary, free car parking, free meals, a discount on School fees including wrap-around care and Holiday Club, and the use of our on-site tennis courts, swimming pool and gym facilities, free of charge. Full details of our staff benefits and recruitment procedures can be found on our School recruitment page.
Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 9.00 am on Monday 1 November 2021. Interviews will be held at the School on Thursday 4 November 2021. If you have not heard from us by Thursday 4 November 2021 you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion. We reserve the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process so early applications are encouraged.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (including a check against the Children’s Barred
List) and other pre-employment screening including references and medical fitness.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List), and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff.