Thank you for your interest in working at Royal Russell School

Royal Russell is a stimulating and rewarding place to work for all our staff. You can find further information from the Headmaster here, and on the benefits available to Royal Russell staff here.  

Royal Russell is different by design.  We are a family school which values the things which make each of us distinctively brilliant.  Our commitment to each other is to help every member of our community strive for their vision of success – to take a wider view of what their personal ambitions are.  Our values are Ambitious, Open, Distinctive and Courageous.  They speak to who we are and who we strive to be; whether you are a pupil, teacher, staff member, alumni or volunteer.  Our values help to guide us in our learning together and also as we navigate our way through life. 

Openness, diversity and inclusiveness are integral to the Royal Russell community. We hold a collective commitment to maintain an environment where all differences are valued, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging — where we are inspired to collaborate and lead inclusively every day.

We encourage applications from all communities so that our staff body reflects our ambitious, open, distinctive and courageous Royal Russell pupil body.

How to apply

Application Form 2021/2022

Equal Opportunities Form 

To apply for any of our vacancies please complete the Application form with a full supporting statement and the Equal Opportunities Form and submit both to Royal Russell receives a large number of high quality applications and therefore we will interview at any point during the recruitment process so early applications are very much encouraged. 

Current Vacancies

We reserve the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process so early applications are encouraged for all roles

Media Technician

c£23,195 per annum for 0.8296 fte (full-time for 37 weeks pa)

Pay review pending

Are you currently working in education or the media industry and have a passion for production and supporting young people to realise their creative ideas?

We are looking for a Media Technician. You will support the Media department to deliver the practical elements of their GCSE, A Level and BTEC courses. Media Studies is an incredibly popular subject and also provides our students with many opportunities to use their practical skills in whole School events such as our highly successful MUN Conference and Royal Russell Day. As our Media Technician, you will assist students to produce their own media texts for their extra-curricular Media projects and supervise their use of the Media Studio and Apple Mac edit suites.

Closing Date: 9.00 am on Monday 13 June 2022

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Visiting Music Teacher (Drums)

 September 2022 - 7-15 hours per week

We are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated and effective Drum Teacher to join our team of 21 Visiting Music Teachers (2 in Drums) in our thriving Music department which also includes 3 Classroom Teachers and an Administrator. You should be able to enthuse and inspire students with a love of music and able to teach drums to Senior School students at all levels. You will be self-employed and handle your own billing to parents (current rates are £41.00 per hour) but support will be provided.

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Closing Date: 9.00 am on Monday 6 June 2022


Part-time Morning Cleaner -  2 positions available

Term time only.  Location: Croydon, Surrey

3.5 hours per day (17.5 hours pw). 6.00 am-10am inclusive of a 30 min break.

Monday-Friday, term-time (36 weeks) plus 35hrs (2 weeks) in the holidays.

Salary £7,933

Closing Date: Monday 30th May 2022

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Strength & Conditioning Coach 

25-30 hours pw in term-time (36 weeks per year) 0.5381 to 0.6457 fte

c£21,100 - £25,300pa dependent on hours worked. 

Do you want to join a forward thinking and vibrant team with an international reputation for success in sport? Are you a strength and conditioning coach, proactive with a love of sport looking for a term-time role in a school? 

We are looking for a proactive Strength and conditioning Coach to lead our programme who can ensure high quality sessions are delivered to our students. You should have strong organisational skills and be happy to work on your own and as part of a team to a high standard. You will be emphatic and understanding of the fast paced and constantly changing landscape within a sporting environment at an energetic independent school.  

Closing date: 9am Monday 6th June 2022

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Senior Recreation Assistant

40 hours per week


Are you enthusiastic, energetic and willing to work as part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our users?

You will be a key holder of the facilities and assist in the day to day running of the pool, sports hall and other facilities that are hired out on a regular basis. You will oversee the casual lifeguards, acting as their mentor and role model. You should have real attention to detail as you will be ensuring the safety of our young students and customers as well as the cleanliness of the pool environment.  You will provide front line supervision to ensure the effective and safe operation of the facilities.

Closing date: 9am Monday 30 May 2022

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List), and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff, references and medical fitness.

Call 020 8657 4433 for assistance from our HR Department.