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Job details
Employer King's Hall School
Location Taunton
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January/April/September 2018


We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Head of Science.  This post would also be suitable for an aspiring Head of Science (an NQT or less experienced teacher, who has the potential to lead the Science department in the future).  We are looking for someone who is a passionate teacher and who will inspire children to love Science.  In return we can offer you a newly built Science faculty with a stunning teaching environment.    

The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge of teaching Science to this age group (to Year 8) and up to Scholarship standard. An ability to teach a second subject as well as Games and contribute to the extra-curricular life of this busy school is an advantage.   

King’s Hall is an independent, co-educational boarding and day prep school for children from 2 - 13.  We have small class sizes, high standards, lots of extra-curricular provision including nationally successful sport, a vibrant music scene, dynamic drama and exciting art.  

We are set in a simply spectacular position in 50 acres of countryside and woodlands just a mile north of Taunton, with terrific facilities including a Theatre/Arts Centre, Sports Hall, Astroturf, Computer Suites and Library as well as a brand new Science Faculty and plans for future development.  

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

An application form and job description may be obtained by telephoning or emailing the Headmaster’s PA, Mrs Emma Guppy, on 01823 285921 or     

Please apply online or return your completed application form, together with letter of application, to: 

Mr Justin Chippendale 


King’s Hall School 

Kingston Road 


Somerset TA2 8AA   

The closing date for applications is midday on Friday 29th September.  

Interviews will be held on Thursday 12th October.   

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 and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.

About the employer

Information about King's Hall School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 2 - 13 years
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Locations and contacts

Kingston Road
United Kingdom
+44 1823 285922