The subject knowledge of teaching staff recruited by the senior management team is excellent and teachers share the vision that the team has created. All show a strong commitment to the success of the college. The creation of a friendly community which enables students to realise their potential is the focus of all staff.
RIC is Kent’s fresh alternative to traditional independent education from Year 7 to Sixth Form. All teaching takes place in small, informal groups of mixed ability students. Our teachers are experts in their subjects, comfortable in a first name terms, non-uniform setting, lively and engaging and enjoy the company of young people.
Required for August or September 2021
Full time teacher of English to A level
Full time teacher of Maths to A level
Part time teacher of Geography
Part time teacher of Business and Economics
Full time teacher of Science to GCSE
Required from January 2022
Full time teacher of Physics to A level (with Maths at least to GCSE, preferably to A level)
RIC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will undergo appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Working at RIC is like a breath of fresh air, the small classes and the fact that the students are very well behaved and want to succeed in the subject means that I feel that I can convey my enthusiasm for Chemistry and turn my attention to every student.
Rochester Independent College recognises the need to offer teachers first class professional development opportunities. The College is keen to support the further academic study of its staff and offers appropriate training in student welfare issues and ICT to all. There is a particular focus on ensuring that teaching staff are kept up to date with examination specifications and that boarding staff receive ongoing training appropriate to their roles.
The College is able to support newly qualified teachers in their induction year through the IStip programme.
All staff have private medical care after one year of service and income protection insurance after two years of service.
Rochester Independent College is part of Dukes Education and offers a range of group wide professional development opportunities including the Dukes Leadership in Education Programme.
Being You @RIC
Our students come from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures and so do we. We want our staff to find a home at RIC and aim to give them the freedom to be themselves at work. We want our community to be an inclusive one where there are meaningful levels of representation across all parts of the College. A commitment to inclusivity is at the heart of RIC’s Project 2025 development planning. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at RIC.