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Teaching Staff Vacancies

Teacher of Design Technology


1.0 FTE



To commence: September 2024

Closing Date: Monday 1 July

Interview: TBC


Ralph Allen School is seeking a highly-motivated, inspirational, and dedicated teacher of Design & Technology to join our forward-thinking and supportive Design & Technology Department. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious teacher to excel within a dynamic and innovative team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver a range of Design & Technology subjects across KS3-KS5.
  • Teach GCSE Design & Technology (advantageous but not essential).
  • Engage and inspire students, fostering a love for Design & Technology.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and success of the D&T Department.

About Us:

Ralph Allen School is a very successful and over-subscribed school located on the south side of Bath. We pride ourselves on our commitment to creative subjects and our well-resourced Design & Technology department, which features a range of CAD/CAM facilities and fully equipped workshops. Our department is experiencing growth in the options offered at KS4 & KS5, with an increase in the retention rate of students opting for our diverse subject offer.

What We Offer:

  • Support and guidance for teachers keen to develop their pedagogy.
  • A collaborative and innovative working environment.
  • Opportunities for continual professional development.
  • A chance to be part of a progressive and expanding department.

We welcome applications from both EQT’s and experienced educators. If you are passionate about Design & Technology and possess the skills and determination to make a positive impact on our students and department outcomes, we encourage you to apply. 

To apply for this position please visit the Trust website here - Job profile (




Ralph Allen is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children: the successful applicant must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and will need to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the DBS.











Support Staff Vacancies

Office Administrator

Start - September 2024

Fixed Term for 1 year, pending review may become permanent

Full Time 

37 hours per week  

Grade 5 

Actual Salary £22,460.03 

Term-time only plus 5 days during holidays.   


To commence: September 2024  

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 14 July 

Interview: Thursday 18 July


We are seeking a proactive and motivated individual to provide high-quality administrative support to the Leadership Team. This role requires someone who takes pride in their work, can perform well under pressure, and excels in event planning. Additionally, you will assist with various administrative duties, covering reception where needed, and supporting the Office Manager and Executive Assistant. 

To be considered for this role, you must have excellent IT and communication skills, along with a passion for education. Experience in a similar role and demonstrating outstanding written and spoken communication are highly advantageous. This is a fast-paced environment, requiring the ability to meet tight deadlines. You will also provide coverage in the absence of reception staff. 

Where the response to an advertisement has been exceptional, occasionally shortlisting and interviews may be arranged at short notice. Candidates are therefore encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible. 

Ralph Allen is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful applicant will need to undertake a criminal record. The Palladian Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer.  

To apply please follow this link Job profile (



Other opportunities at Ralph Allen School

RAS Parent Governor x2 

Would you be interested in joining the school governing body?

The governors at Ralph Allen School are seeking two parent governors to join their lively, friendly team, following recent retirements after long service.

There is no particular qualification needed, just enthusiasm about education, a commitment to working as part of the team and a desire to support the school. We are hoping through recruitment to add to our existing range of knowledge and experience and parent governors play a crucial role in bringing their particular perspective of the school and increasing our links with the local community.

Candidates must be parents of children currently on roll at Ralph Allen School.

If you are interested

Please read the Further information for parent governors document, available to download from the Local Governance Committee page on the school website, or from the governance clerk via email at . If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Co-Chair of Governors, Sally Divall, via email at

If you would like to stand for election, please complete an application form, available to download from the Local Governance Committee page on the school website, or from the governance clerk at the above email address. The completed form, which includes details of the qualification/disqualification criteria for school governors, must be returned to the clerk no later than Friday 21 April 2023 either by email at or via the school marked: FAO Deborah Clayton, Governance Clerk.

The additional information and application forms are also available to collect upon request from the school reception.

All governors must have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS); these are organised by the school.

Application Form 

Further information about becoming a RAS Parent Governor

Opportunities within the Palladian Academy Trust

Please view the Palladian Academy Trust website for all vacancies

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