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

Site Supervisor

Salary range: £18,426 - £19,171

Required as soon as possible

To contribute to the smooth running of the school by carrying out a range of duties including site security and supervision, caretaking and maintenance and grounds maintenance.

Please see the job description for full details.

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 29 October 2019

Welcome Letter Job Description Application Form 


Finance Assistant (Part-time)

17.5 hrs per week (3.5 hrs per day - mornings)

Required as soon as possible

To assist with the maintaining financial records, systems and procedures within the school.  The successful applicant will be expected to demonstrate a high level of professionalism and confidentiality at all times, be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.  He/she will ideally have experience of working in a financial working environment.

Please see the job description for full details.

Closing date extended to Tuesday 5 November 2019.

Welcome Letter Job Description Application Form 


Administrator (HR & Payroll) for the Bay Learning Trust

22.5 hrs per week

Actual salary £11,658 - £12,871

To provide an effective and efficient HR administration service to the academies within the Bay Learning Trust.

For full details and an application form please visit 

Closing date: Monday 28 October 2019


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