Vacancies at Ruckleigh

Thank you for your interest in working at Ruckleigh School. Any current vacancies will be listed below. We wish you the best of luck in any current or future application.

To apply for one of the positions below, in the first instance candidates should submit a CV and covering letter to office@ruckleigh.co.uk

Games Coach

The Purpose of the role:

The purpose of this role is to further enhance the school's Games Teaching and allow all
pupils access to and the ability to excel in the widest range of sports possible. We are looking to recruit a qualified Games Coach who can demonstrate a successful track record in primary aged sport coaching.

The hours are Thursday and Friday 10.00 am to 4.45pm. There will be occasional days where extended hours are required to respond to the needs of the school and to cover matches etc.

Specific Responsibilities:

i. To be responsible for the coaching of pupils’ cricket, netball and hockey

ii. To plan sessions in fitness and pupils’ cricket, netball and hockey

iii. Duties will include being in charge of the preparation, coaching, refereeing/umpiring of
some or all of the main sports.

iv. To undertake such courses and qualifications to enhance professional development

v. To maintain such Sports qualifications as are necessary for the performance of the role

vi. To work with the Games Master and other staff in the provision Pupils’ Games

vii. To organise Pupils fixtures, including communication with parents and transportation

viii. To undertake duties in line with the school rotas

ix. To run Pupils Sports Clubs across all phases

Person Specification

  • High level of honesty and integrity.
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Ability to reflect, review, learn and change if appropriate.
  • Strong intellect coupled with a sense of humour.
  • Adaptability
  • An interest in Cricket or willingness to train in this area would be an advantage

Ruckleigh School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and other checks, references, medical clearance and proof of legal right to work in the UK.

Reference ID: Games Coach

Part-time hours: 16 per week

Application deadline: 07/06/2021

Expected start date: 01/09/2021

French speaking teaching assistant 

Ruckleigh School are looking to recruit a French speaking teaching assistant to assist with pupils for whom English is a second language.

Monday to Friday 9.00am - 12.30pm

The Purpose of the role:
The principal purpose of this role is to assist two pupils with Maths &
English. This role is initially for a period of six months. It is essential that the successful candidate has an excellent understanding of English and Maths in the classroom as well as the skills to interpret and traslate this in to French.

Specific Responsibilities

  • To work closely with the Class Teacher to ensure that learning goals are met
  • To establish and maintain positive relationships with the children
  • To establish and maintain positive relationships with parents in a way that values parental involvement and to keep the Classroom Teacher informed, at all times, of any queries/concerns/comments
  • To assist in observing and assessing both children’s development and progress and where required to keep accurate records of their achievements
  • To provide a service that respects both children’s life experiences and celebrates diversity in terms of language, culture, ability, race and religion
  • To see that stock and equipment is kept clean, clearly labelled, tidily stored, well cared for and economically used
  • To work effectively as part of a team
  • To work within the agreed framework of policies and procedures set out within the school
  • To attend meetings/events as appropriate (this may involve out of school hours)
  • To take part in day-to-day administration and record keeping
  • To support the class teacher in preparing resources, administration and display work
  • Other activities/duties that the Headmaster deems necessary

Ruckleigh School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and other checks, references, medical clearance and proof of legal right to work in the UK.

Contract length: 6 months

Part-time hours: 17.5 per week

Application deadline: 07/06/2021

Expected start date: 01/09/2021