Resident Graduate Assistant


We are seeking an, enthusiastic, dedicated and patient graduate to work within our boarding community at our boarding house in Central London.  Our Resident Graduate Assistants provide support in the boarding house for our 1st and 2nd Year Degree Students aged 16-19, ensuring that students have a secure and supportive ‘home from home’ during term time. They will also have a timetable acting as a classroom assistant or supporting students on a one-to-one basis. We are looking for candidates that will be proactive in their support of our students. Academic support will include working on the degree programme and EAL as specified by the senior teacher. There will be duties to support teaching such as administrative tasks, preparing materials and supporting lecturing staff. Where appropriate our RGAs may deliver some material.

These are residential roles and accommodation is provided in our Boarding House.  Suitable training will be provided, as well as ongoing support which is vital in the early days of the role.  From waking up students in the morning until the lights go out at night, each day is completely different. This makes the role of Resident Graduate Assistant a challenging but hugely fulfilling one.

Duration:  Fixed term September 2022 – August 2023 with the possibility for a second  year.

Hours:  Full-time (Sunday to Friday) with two evenings off per week. Weekend working involves 15 weekends on duty per School year. The Monday to Saturday day-time commitment will be in the region of 16 hours averaged over the term.  Every effort will be made to provide a 24-hour period of non-contact time per week. There is a possible requirement to provide one week of cover for the Spring Intensive Course during the Easter holidays (additional payment will be made for this cover).

Location: Pimlico and Covent Garden, London

Salary:  Circa £16,000 per annum. Accommodation and term-time meals will be provided inclusive of rates and utilities within our Boarding House in Pimlico.

In return we offer generous holidays, contributory pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, local discounts, travel loan and cycle to work schemes. We also provide run regular ‘lunch & learn’ and a variety of wellbeing sessions.

Please note that you must complete our online application form, CV’s are not accepted.

Closing Date: Tuesday 22 March 2022

Interviews: Tuesday 29 March 2022

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Please note that you must complete our application form to apply for this position and CVs are not accepted.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and further pre-employment checks to comply with boarding school recruitment regulations.

We’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. At The Royal Ballet School we are committed to creating an environment where every one of our employees feels part of our team and can flourish, regardless of their background.

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