Dance Teacher, Taunton

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Taunton SchoolTaunton

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Peripatetic rate
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Job Title: Dance Teacher – Jazz and Contemporary 

Job Reference No: 17-18032 

Responsible to: Head of Music and Performing Arts 

Hours per week: Variable but generally between 8-14 hours per week, including Saturday mornings  

Salary:Peripatetic rate 

Fixed term: Maternity cover  

Closing date: 18 February 2018  

Start date: ASAP

Taunton School is over 170 years old and is an Independent School for approximately 1000 boys and girls aged 0-18 years, with circa 300 boarders. We aim to challenge, inspire and nurture young people to succeed in a global community.  

We are seeking to appoint a Dance Teacher to teach all aspects of dance including jazz and contemporary, or any other style required, to children from Nursery to Year 8. The role will involve planning, preparing and teaching effective lessons which meet the educational requirements of the pupils in the Preparatory School. You will prepare and organise dance routines and workshops for shows and prepare children for festivals and performances where required. You will also be involved in the Play in a Day, which will take place on Wednesdays. It is possible, depending upon the candidate, that this role could be combined with another role within the School.  

Our School ethos is of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy six-day-a-week boarding and day community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. We offer a competitive package and an outstanding educational environment in which to work.

Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check.  

 Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and sets out to be caring and reasonable in its approach to all staff; it values its staff and has been accredited with the Investors in People gold standard.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823 703703
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Taunton School is a co-educational, independent boarding and day school educating pupils from 0-18. Its values are based on Christianity and it is situated in Taunton, Somerset. There are 591 pupils in the senior school and 434 pupils in the lower sc...