Vacancies

Join an Outstanding Academy

We’re always looking for outstanding individuals to aid the delivery of an outstanding education. Ripley St Thomas is unique in so many ways, boasting academic success,, a deeply embedded Christian ethos,  a tradition of nurture and service within a strong school community, and we have beautiful grounds including school farm and stables.

Our young people are hardworking, very well behaved, eager to learn and make a positive difference in society.

If you wish to make your mark as a professional and develop yourself in a thriving learning community, we hope you will make an application for one of the posts below.  As a National Teaching School we can promise you outstanding professional support and development, whatever your stage of career.

Please read the welcome letter and job description included in the relevant application pack before completing the downloadable application form. You should also write a letter (no more than 2 sides of A4 - font Tahoma 11) outlining how your skills and experience fit you for the relevant post.

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit the school prior to interview. Please ring Mrs Rees, the Principal’s Executive Assistant to make an appointment.


We can offer:

  • A school with a distinctive Christian mission, ethos and strong traditions, dating back to 1864
  • The opportunity to work in a school graded as outstanding in all areas by both Ofsted and SIAMS (Church school inspection)
  • A highly achieving 11-18 school with consistently excellent results at GCSE and A Level
  • Fantastic pupils who are hardworking, enthusiastic and impeccably behaved
  • Supportive and aspirational parents
  • A dedicated, enthusiastic and highly professional staff team
  • A professional working environment in which all staff are valued, listened to and able to fully use their gifts and talents.
  • Extra-curricular sporting facilities for staff including fully equipped gym, swimming pool and running track


Safeguarding Recruitment Statement 

Ripley St Thomas CE Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy




Subject Leader, Mathematics

We are looking to appoint an inspirational, innovative and strong leader to lead our highly successful and dynamic Mathematics department.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join an outstanding school and lead an enthusiastic and talented department that achieves excellent results across all areas at both GCSE and A level, benefits from excellent facilities and offers a wide range of co-curricular opportunities.

Ripley is a very special place to work. We are looking for someone to join our Ripley Family who will make a strong contribution to our school, as well as to our Mathematics department. We want someone who loves their subject and who has the vision, drive and determination to build on the strengths of our fantastic team and lead us on to even better things.

The Mathematics department at Ripley St Thomas comprises fourteen members of staff with a range of skills, experience and interests but all sharing a common purpose – to encourage the pupils in our care to achieve academic excellence whilst also flourishing personally, socially and spiritually. Maths is very popular at A Level, with large numbers of students building on their GCSE successes and pursuing courses in either Mathematics or Further Mathematics. Within the department there is a strong and supportive team dynamic; we extend a friendly welcome to all professionals who share our belief in hard work and our aspiration to excellence.

For full details please see the applicant information pack below.

Applicant Information Pack Application Form 

Start Date: September 2019

Closing Date: midday on Monday 13 May 2019


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