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Teacher of Physical Education

Taunton SchoolTaunton, Somerset

Thank you for your interest in Taunton School and this role.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a school that prides itself on the high calibre of staff who make up our warm, friendly and diverse community.  

Sport plays an important part within the Taunton School community and the ethos of sport is one of encouraging excellence and promoting participation.  Having been ranked 7th in the Top 200 Schools list in the School Sport Magazine, we are keen to ensure that we continue to build on existing high standards in both breadth and quality and take us to the next level in school sport. 

We are now seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of Physical Education to join our busy and flourishing senior school.  You will be joining a team of committed professionals teaching core PE, GCSE, Level 2 BTEC, Level 3 Extended Diploma BTEC, and A-Level PE. 

You will be a motivated and enthusiastic teacher who has a positive and open approach to learning, with a demonstrable passion for PE.  

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

Please visit our Careers page to find out more about working at Taunton, and please refer to the job description and person specification available online to find out more about the role. 

We look forward to receiving your application.

Mr Damian Henderson

Deputy Head Academic

How to Apply

For more information about working at Taunton School, and to view the detailed job description and person specification for this role, please visit

To apply, please click on the role and 'apply for job' on the job page.  

To support your application further please upload a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster – Mr Lee Glaser - which summarises your skills and experience and how you feel you meet the specific requirements of the role and would thrive in our context as well as explaining how you would deliver and assess: BTEC Unit 2: Functional Anatomy - Neural Control of Muscular System.

Equal Opportunities

Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified persons regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or age.  Candidates will be assessed against relevant criteria only (i.e. skills, qualifications, abilities, experience) in selection and recruitment.  


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect 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. 

Closing Date

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 18th April. Interviews will take place in the week beginning Monday 26th April. Early applications are encouraged. 

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