Our People Offer
Here at Royal Greenwich Trust School, we are committed to ensuring that all our staff are given the opportunity to grow and develop as professionals and are given the skills and training required to realise their ambitions in their own careers.
We have an extensive range of partnerships with prestigious institutions and training providers, including:
- University Schools Trust
- University of Greenwich
- Institute of Education
- Ambition School Leadership
- Teach First
Whatever your role in the school, we are committed to ensuring that you receive the opportunities needed to develop in your career.
We also offer a comprehensive programme of in-house continual professional learning (CPL) that is focused on developing teacher practice and delivering excellent student outcomes.
This model is co-facilitated with colleagues from partner schools to ensure that we adopt a collaborative approach to CPL.
Staff Benefits & Wellbeing
Royal Greenwich Trust School is committed to ensuring that staff are supported and that their wellbeing is considered at school. To that end, strategies to support staff are grouped into four broad areas:
- Clarity in Systems and Processes – this ensures that staff are given clear direction and that time can be managed effectively
- Collaborative Working Culture – this ensures that staff are able to access peer to peer support and work together to minimise personal workload
- Recognition and Reward – this ensures that staff feel valued for their contributions to the school and that staff are encouraged to go the extra mile
- Meaningful Workload – this ensures that decisions are mindful or staff workload and efficient working practice
Clarity in Systems and Processes
Clear policies to ensure clarity for all staff
Teaching and Learning Handbook that focuses on core principles of teaching
Weekly Teaching and Learning Briefings
Weekly staff bulletin with upcoming deadlines and key information
Whole school calendar with events and deadlines mapped out
Centralised line management framework for teachers and middle leaders
Clarity in use of templates to support lesson planning, learning walks and book reviews
Collaborative Working Culture
Designated staff workroom
CPL library with opportunities for staff to recommend books for staff to read
Centralised resources for departments
School to school partnerships across the UST and other partner schools
Peer observation programme
Open door culture and access to senior team
Staff consultation on big decisions affecting school life
High profile SLT presence around school and SLT-led ‘on call’ system.
Recognition and Reward
Opportunities for internal promotion and career development
Inner London Pay Scale for teaching staff
Weekly recognition for best teaching practice
Weekly thank you’s for going ‘above and beyond’ for staff
Access to staff gym
Free staff breakfast
Free tea and coffee
Paid emergency days and compassionate leave
Employee Assistance Programme
Purposeful approach to marking and feedback
Ungraded lesson observations
Coaching model for lesson feedback
Recommended times for email communication and protocol around use
Maximum of 3 data drops per year group for staff in line with Department of Education guidance
Employee Assistance Programme
RGTS staff have access to an employee assistance programme, provided by Health Assured. Benefits include a confidential 24 hour helpline to provide support through any of life's issues or problems.
Please contact HR for the appropriate log in details.