Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Somerset

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Taunton SchoolSomerset

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Job Title: Head of Modern Foreign Languages
Job Reference No: 18-19067
Responsible to: Deputy Head Academic
Hours per week: Full time
Salary: Dependent on experience and qualifications
Commencing: September 2019
Closing date: 9am Friday 22nd March 2019 – applications will be considered as they are received

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.

The School has an exciting opportunity for the role of Head of Modern Foreign Languages at our Senior School to commence from September 2019. The successful candidate will be responsible, through the Deputy Head Academic to the Headmaster, for sustaining and improving the quality of education offered to pupils. As well as teaching responsibilities, the postholder is expected to lead the Department through effective planning, communication, resource management and organisation of the curriculum. 

You will lead and inspire a large, vibrant and committed department and further enhance the Department’s already excellent reputation and results. You will also further improve the quality of teaching and learning within the Department through the sharing of resources and best practice, lesson observations, mentoring and the management of the professional development review process.

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.

For full details including how to apply, please visit the School's website: www.tauntonschool.co.uk or contact the HR department on 01823 703126 (email address available from the website).

IMPORTANT NOTE: Taunton School is only able to consider applications made using a Taunton School Application Form (available from the School's website). CVs submitted without an Application Form will not be accepted.

Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, and a successful enhanced DBS check.



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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...