Academy

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. View our policy using the link below.


Current Vacancies

VICE PRINCIPAL – CURRICULUM, STANDARDS & ACHIEVEMENT

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader with vision, drive and strong leadership skills to the post of Vice Principal. This is an exciting time to join our significantly oversubscribed Academy and be part of a dynamic and expanding Multi Academy Trust.

The successful candidate will play a key role in the overall leadership of the Academy with the post being suited to current Vice Principals seeking experience and a new challenge in a large secondary school prior to applying for Headship, or an experienced Assistant or Senior Assistant Head looking for promotion.

For full details and an application form please see the documents below.

Closing date for applications: midday on Monday 25 January 2021.

Vice Principal Applicant Information Pack

Blackburn Diocese Information 2020

Application Form – Teaching Staff

 


SUBJECT LEADER ECONOMICS

MPS/UPS + TLR2c

Start date April 2021 or September 2021

We are excited to offer this fantastic opportunity for an ambitious teacher of Economics to join the Ripley family as our new Subject Leader.  We are looking for an inspirational teacher and subject leader who can continue to grow the Economics department, whilst maintaining high standards and outstanding outcomes.

The successful applicant will be passionate about their subject and  a talented teacher, with excellent subject knowledge and the ability to teach Economics to A Level.

For full details and an application form please see the documents below.

Closing date midday on Friday 5 February 2021

Subject Leader Economics Applicant Information Pack

Application Form – Teaching Staff


TEACHER OF RE

MPS/UPS

Start date April 2021 or September 2021

We are excited to offer this rare opportunity for an excellent teacher of RE to join our Church of England Academy.  We are looking for an inspirational teacher who is passionate about their subject, has excellent subject knowledge and is keen to work as part of a team in a school where RE is highly valued.

For full details and an application form please see the documents below.

Closing date midday on Friday 5 February 2021

Teacher of RE Applicant Information Pack

Application Form – Teaching Staff