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


Science Technician (Chemistry)

Required as soon as possible.

We are seeking a hardworking person to undertake the role of Science Technician, to work within a team of three technicians to support our large and thriving Science faculty. 

This position is 37 hrs per week, term time only, plus one week

Full details are included in the applicant information pack below.

Closing date: Friday 17 July 2020 (midday)

Applicant Information Pack Application Form 



We require a part time Gardener as soon as possible.  This post is 20 hrs per week, full year.

For full details please see the Welcome Letter and Job Description below.

Closing date for applications: midday on Monday 13 July 2020

Welcome Letter Job Description Application Form 


Pastoral Administrator

Required from 1 September 2020

Actual Annual Salary Range: £18,287 - £21,426

For full details, please see the applicant information pack below.

Closing date: Monday 6 July (midday)

Applicant Information Pack Application Form 

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