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.

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 

Subject Leader Sociology

Required from September 2018

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Subject Leader of Sociology from September 2018.

We are excited to offer this fantastic opportunity for an ambitious teacher of Sociology to join the Ripley family as our new Subject Leader. The successful applicant will be passionate about their subject and have the drive to lead a forward thinking department. You will be a talented teacher, with excellent subject knowledge and the ability to teach Sociology to A Level.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join an outstanding school and a dynamic department that achieves outstanding academic results far above local and national averages, benefits from excellent facilities and offers a wide range of co-curricular opportunities.

This position is required for September 2018.

Closing date: midday on Monday 14 May 2018.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on either Friday 18 May or Monday 21 May.

For full details and an application form please download the application pack below.

Subject Leader Sociology Application Pack 


Part-time Administrator (HR and Payroll)

Required as soon as possible

18.5 hours per week term time plus two weeks

Our Multi-Academy Trust, the Bay Learning Trust, require a part-time administrator to provide an efficient and effective payroll and HR service to the Trust.

For details please visit the Bay Learning Trust vacancies page

Closing date: Tuesday 15 May 2018


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