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


Current Vacancies 

Teaching Assistant

Start Date: 7 January 2019

We have 2 part-time Teaching Assistant posts on offer. Each post is for 18.5 hrs per week and they are being offered as a combination of two roles: 5 hrs at Teaching Assistant Level 2a and 13.5 hrs at Teaching Assistant Level 2b. The only difference between the two posts is the days and times  to be worked.  Please see the job descriptions in the Application Pack for further information.

Teaching Assistant Application Pack 

Along with your application form, please also provide a letter (of no more than 2 sides, using Tahoma 11 font) outlining your experience relative to the job description and explaining what you will bring to the role. Please specify on the application form whether you are applying for Teaching Assistant Post 1, Teaching Assistant Post 2, or, if you have no preference, Teaching Assistant Post 1 or 2.

Closing date for applications: midday on Friday 14 December 2018



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