Teacher of Biology, Somerset

Closing date:

Taunton SchoolSomerset

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Job Title: Teacher of Biology

Job Reference No:19-20052

Responsible to: Head of Department

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Salary: Dependent on experience

Start date: September 2020 

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 26th January 2020

Interview date: W/c 3rd or 10th February 2020

Taunton School was founded in 1847. It is an independent day and boarding school with approximately 1,150 pupils, aged from 0 - 18 years, with circa 400 boarders.  We aim to challenge, nurture and inspire young people to succeed in a global community.  

The School are seeking to appoint a Biology teacher. The Biology Department is well equipped with a suite of teaching laboratories, all staff teach across the 13-18 range and there is a specialist technician for each science.

We would be pleased to hear from highly motivated and enthusiastic applicants who are keen to embrace new technologies and integrate ICT in their teaching and a passion for sharing this with both the students and the department. NQT’s will be considered. 

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

Please note this role is not eligible for sponsorship by Taunton School

Application details: 

Further details are available at https://www.tauntonschool.co.uk/vacancies/  Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form, equal opportunities monitoring form and a covering letter to tsrecruit@tauntonschool.co.uk. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address, CVs alone will not be accepted. 

Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An 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. 

Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and sets out to be caring and reasonable in its approach to all staff; it values its staff and has been accredited with the Investors in People gold standard.



More about Taunton School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1823 703703
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Taunton School is a co-educational, independent boarding and day school educating pupils from 0-18. Its values are based on Christianity and it is situated in Taunton, Somerset. There are 591 pupils in the senior school and 434 pupils in the lower sc...