Resident Graduate Assistant (Academic)

White Lodge


We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated and patient graduate to work within our boarding community at White Lodge.  Our Resident Graduate Assistants support in both the boarding and day to day academic support of our male and female students in Senior House (Years 9 to 11) or Junior House (Years 7 and 8), 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. These are residential roles and accommodation is provided in our Boarding House.  Suitable training and ongoing support will be provided on an ongoing basis 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 with two evenings per week off duty and 15 week-ends per year on duty. This includes 6 fixed week-ends. The Monday to Friday day-time commitment will be in the region of 11 hours averaged over the term.

This role includes providing one week of cover for the Spring Intensive Course at White Lodge during the Easter holidays.

Location: Richmond Park, Surrey. Please note the remote location of this role before applying.

Salary: Circa £16,750 per annum. Accommodation and term-time meals will be provided inclusive of rates and utilities within our Boarding House in Richmond Park.

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.

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

Interviews: We will be interviewing for this position throughout the application process. 

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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