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Graduate Resident Assistant 21-22 (Prep School)

Taunton Preparatory SchoolSomerset

We have an exciting opportunity for a female graduate to join us supporting staff in the delivery of academic, extra-curricular and pastoral programmes in our Preparatory School. To start as soon as possible. 

We are looking for candidates who are able to coach either Netball or Hockey along with umpiring to work within our PE/Games department. There will also be an opportunity to work within our Boarding House. 

It is an occupational requirement for the successful candidate to be female as they will be working in an all-girls boarding house.

As part of your role, we can offer a memorable year working with lively and interesting students within a flourishing co-educational environment. In addition, you will be provided with a salary, full board accommodation in a boarding house (or school accommodation), access to a gym and swimming pool on site, a range of other staff benefits, and opportunities for continuing professional development and training. 

We look forward to receiving your application.

How to Apply

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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

Applications will be considered as they are received. 

If you would like to discuss the role informally before you apply, please contact the School on  

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. Due to numbers of applications received for our roles we do not provide feedback at this stage.

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