Deputy Head (Teaching and Learning), Taunton

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Queen's College, TauntonTaunton

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to further develop the educational offering at Queen’s College with the appointment of an ambitious and highly motivated Deputy Head (Teaching and Learning).

Queen’s College is one of the leading independent day and boarding schools in the South West of the country, educating 700 boys and girls from three months to 18 years.

Our dedicated staff provide a wide range of learning opportunities through high-quality teaching and a creative curriculum.

We have exciting plans to move the college forward and the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring these are both implemented and successfully achieved.

The Deputy Head (Teaching and Learning) will assist the Head in translating the vision for the school into agreed objectives, operational and business plans.

They will also take lead responsibility for the development of the curriculum, teaching and learning and oversee the Director of Studies in implementing the day-to-day curriculum.

The role involves ensuring that learning is at the centre of strategic planning and resource management as well as conducting regular reviews of departments to ensure that high standards of teaching and learning are maintained.

The successful candidate will also take the lead role in the College’s performance management programme and professional training to ensure the teaching staff have the skills necessary for the development of the school and are able to carry out their roles to the best of their ability.

A full job information pack and application form can be found at

All applicants must complete the Queen’s College application form and completed forms should be emailed to

We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 22nd June 2018

Interview date: First round w/c 2nd July 2018 and second round w/c 9th July 2018

PLEASE NOTE: Queen’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.

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More about Queen's College, Taunton
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Trull Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4QS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823 272559
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