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,

Mrs 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.

Please click here an overview of Ratcliffe College.

Current Vacancies at Ratcliffe College:

LAMDA Teacher

Examinations and Data Manager

ICT Technician

Chef de Partie


Gender Pay Gap Reporting


Chef de Partie

39 hours per week, 46 weeks per year

As a member of a team of 7 chefs you will contribute to the efficient running of the kitchen. Working with fresh ingredients, for an extensive range of catering needs, from freshly produced school meals to banquets, seven course meals and other functions. You will need to be flexible in your approach; with a sound basic knowledge and enthusiasm to work as a team player and communicate clearly. The ideal candidate will have a minimum level 2 Professional Cookery or equivalent.

For further information or informal chat, please contact Graham Studd, Domestic Bursar, email: tel: 01509 817007.

Chef de Partie – Job Description

Ratcliffe College – Application Form

Examinations and Data Manager

35 hours per week – full time

Ratcliffe College, a thriving Independent School with excellent GCSE and A Level Examination results, is seeking an experienced Examinations Officer to fulfil the role of Examinations and Data Manager.  Experience of examination administration will be essential.  The successful candidate will be well organised, ICT proficient and have a keen eye for detail.  A part time Examinations Assistant reports into this key role.

Closing date:  1.00pm, Thursday, 10 January 2019

Examinations and Data Manager – Person Specification

Examinations and Data Manager – Job Description

Ratcliffe College – Application Form

ICT Technician

37.5 hours per week – full time
Required as soon as possible

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, organised and self-motivated ICT Technician to join the School’s ICT Support team.  Ratcliffe College is set in 200 acres of beautiful Leicestershire countryside and is an outstanding Independent School.

The successful candidate will support ICT facilities throughout the school, providing support for staff and students to ensure the successful delivery of the curriculum. A list of the required technical skills is clearly set out in the Person Specification.

Experience of working with young people and/or working in an educational environment would be an advantage.

A willingness to train and learn from others is important. We are looking for a team player and someone with flexibility who shows a willingness and capability to learn from others in order to develop and acquire a range of skills.

Closing date:  1.00pm, Friday, 04 January 2019
Interviews: Tuesday, 15 January 2019

ICT Technician – Person Specification

ICT Technician – Job Description

Ratcliffe College – Application Form

LAMDA Teacher

Required from January 2019

An enthusiastic and well-qualified LAMDA/Guildhall teacher is required to inspire and lead Nursery children to Year 13 students.   This is a maternity cover post and will be on a visiting teacher basis, leading Co-curricular groups, including duo studies, in drama and musical theatre.  Lesson hours are varied; from lunchtime, c.12.00noon to 7.00pm, Wednesday and Thursdays. There are gaps in-between lessons and so the post may suit someone local to the School.

Applications are sought as soon as possible and should be emailed to Jane Orton, HR Manager,

LAMDA Teacher – Job Description

Ratcliffe College – Application Form