Director of Sport, Taunton

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King's Hall SchoolTaunton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: King’s Hall has its own salary scale.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We hope to find someone with a real hunger for sporting enjoyment and high level performance to take this important, and successful, facet of school life forward with a sense of passion, eagerness and fun.  King’s Hall School has an excellent sporting reputation, enjoying success at county, regional and national standard in several areas. This will provide the opportunity to work with high quality committed staff in a supportive sporting environment, starting with the Headmaster, that has a strong community ethos. The successful candidate will build on the outstanding tradition of enhancing participation at all ages and promoting excellence across the School.

King’s Hall School is co-educational, offering day and boarding places to boys and girls from the ages of two to thirteen.  There are about 320 children in the school, 100 of whom are in the Pre-Prep.

There is an excellent record of academic, musical, artistic, dramatic and sporting achievements throughout the school.  There is a programme of continual development: in the last twelve years this has included a new sports hall, a performing arts centre used for concerts and drama productions, new changing areas, computer centres for both the Pre-Prep and Prep, refurbishing the pool and surrounds and a new full size Astroturf pitch.  The Pre-Prep has also recently undergone an extensive refurbishment and our new Science Faculty was completed in September 2017 as part of our 2020 Vision.   

Further information about King’s Hall may be obtained from the website,

Completed applications should be addressed to the Headmaster and returned to: 

Mrs Emma Guppy, Headmaster's PA, King's Hall School, Kingston Road, Taunton, Somerset  TA2 8AA or emailed to:

Closing date for applications is midday on Friday 20th April 2018.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 26th April 2018. 

King’s Hall School is an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to respect this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory reference checks

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More about King's Hall School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Address: Kingston Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8AA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823 285920
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