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Ripley CourtSchool


Only applications received on the school's application forms will be considered. Additional CVs are welcomed. References are often taken on receipt of applications, and normally before interview.

Please note that the school takes the most rigorous line on child protection, and all potential employees are thoroughly screened with the necessary criminal record and debarring checks and two full recent references are required. Child Protection is detailed in our child protection policy, below.

Ripley Court provides a delightful and supportive working environment. Our salaries are considered competitive and usually higher than the maintained sector.

All applications must be on an official form which can be found below and should include a covering email (and may contain an optional CV), and be submitted electronically to unless otherwise stated below.

Job Vacancies




We are currently looking to recruit a Drama Professional/Head of LAMDA to assist in all aspects of the running of the Drama Department and contribute to the extra-curricular aspects of the Drama department. The role holder will mainly be based out of Reed’s School, but travel to Ripley Court will be required as part of the role. This year represents an exciting time for the school following the merger of the two schools in November 2019.

Reed’s one of the leading Independent Day and Boarding Schools in the country providing an education for around 750 pupils. The School is all-boys from 11-16 and has a co-educational Sixth Form.

Ripley Court School is a popular, independent, co-educational preparatory school for 3-11 year olds set in 19 acres of beautiful Surrey countryside including extensive playing fields and a Forest School.  The school celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2018. 

Drama is currently taught to all students in the senior years at Ripley Court, and in Years 7, 8 and 9 at Reed’s School. We currently use the EDUQAS specification at both GCSE and A Level.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to become involved in the School's extensive programme of events and productions.

Full details including a job description and application form can be found on the Reed’s School and Ripley Court School’s websites, or alternatively by emailing


The closing date for this vacancy will be midday on Friday 5th June.

Interviews will be held Tuesday 8th June.

Reed’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children at both Reed’s School and Ripley Court School.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.