All Royal Russell support staff between the ages of 16 and 75 are eligible for the Royal Russell Aviva Pension Scheme (RRAPS). If you wish to join the pension scheme, the School will pay 7% of your basic salary into the scheme. Staff may also choose to contribute personally to the scheme.
Life Insurance Support Staff
All Staff receive life cover at 3 x annual salary through the School’s own insurance policy provided by Canada Life
Pension Scheme Teaching Staff (TPS)
All Royal Russell teachers between the ages of 18 and 75 are eligible to belong to this scheme and will become members unless they manually opt out themselves. Teaching Staff are also eligible to join the Royal Russell Aviva Pension Scheme (RRAPS) and make a minimum 7% employee contribution to that scheme.
Life Insurance Teaching Staff
All Staff receive life cover at 3 x annual salary (depending on pension arrangements) through the TPS or Canada Life if in RRAPS Pension scheme.
Ample on-site parking is available to all staff. We also have excellent public transport links via rail, bus and Croydon Tramlink, which stops outside our school
Free lunch may be taken in the school dining hall when the kitchen is in operation. Healthy well balanced meals are available. Breakfast and supper are provided to staff working unsocial hours at the start or end of the school day, and at weekends where appropriate
Support and operations staff working all year round receive 30 days paid annual leave each year plus 8 public/bank holidays, pro rata for part-time staff
Training and Development
We show loyalty to our staff through training and advancement opportunities. The school will provide financial support to staff undertaking external courses of study that are of benefit to us and the member of staff. Every member of staff has access to EduCare an e-learning service designed specifically for the education sector. The service combines a broad range of online courses
Royal Russell subscribes to the Education Support Partnership, which offers a free and confidential telephone counselling service and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and includes up to 5 face to face counselling if required.
Fitness and Well-being
Our on-site swimming pool, strength and conditioning room, gym, floodlit astro-turf and tennis courts can be used by staff at designated times. The school cross-country course provides a testing challenge for the more energetic! We also have a strength and conditioning and physiotherapy team who can offer advice to staff and build fitness plans.
We are extremely fortunate to have our own Medical Centre on site, with three fully qualified nurses which staff can use for friendly support and advice
Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, Parental and Adoption Leave benefits all contribute to our first rate offering to staff with families
Staff are entitled to a discretionary discount of up to 50% on Royal Russell school fees (pro rata for part-time and term time posts)
Before and After School Care
A highly subsidised Breakfast Club and after school Crèche is available to all staff with children in Royal Russell Junior School
Unfortunately, the Government closed the Childcare Vouchers scheme to new entrants on 4th October 2018. For help with childcare choices follow the following link: https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/
Staff and children of staff are entitled to a 25% discount on the Royal Russell Learn to Swim programme
All staff can receive a 10% discount on school uniform at Hewitts of Croydon and sports kit from Dreamsport.
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