Careers at Ratcliffe

Thank you for visiting the Staff Vacancies section of our website.

As an independent School, Ratcliffe College employs c. 250 staff.  Whilst being an outstanding School and a highly successful organisation, Ratcliffe College maintains a friendly “family” culture.

If you are thinking of joining the Staff here at Ratcliffe College, you may be interested to learn that the Independent Schools Inspectorate awarded the school “Excellent” in all nine categories, following their most recent inspection in March 2015.  This is the highest award possible.

Application forms for any of the posts advertised can be downloaded from this page and submitted by email to or by post.

Should you have any queries, please give me a call on 01509 817089.

With kind regards

Jane Orton
Human Resources Manager

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Teaching Staff Vacancies

Part time Teacher of Music

(with the possibility of Head of Performance); 0.55 FTE

Required for September 2018

We require an outstanding musician and a lively and creative teacher to develop performance and academic music within this very active and high profile department of the School.  He/she will teach throughout the Senior School.  The post holder will work closely with the Director of Music and a full-time Teacher of Music as well as other high calibre musicians amongst the teaching staff, including the leader of the Leicester Symphony Orchestra and the Assistant Head and Head of Sixth Form, a former Choral Scholar of Magdalen College Oxford and King’s College Cambridge.

A well-qualified graduate who does not have a teaching qualification will be considered but must be prepared to study for a PGCE.

Completed application forms, together with a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, should be sent by email to the HR Manager, Mrs Jane Orton;  by 1.00pm on Thursday, 26 April, interview date: Wednesday, 2 May 2018  

The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Music Teacher – Background Information
Music Teacher – Person Specification
Ratcliffe College – Application Form
Ratcliffe College – Equal Opportunities Form

Support Staff Vacancies

Senior Leadership Appointment

Bursar, from September 2018

The Governors of Ratcliffe College wish to appoint a dynamic and business minded Bursar to provide inspirational leadership to the College’s support team and support the Head in leading the College through the next stage of its development.

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