Teacher of Economics, Somerset

Closing date:Expiring soon

Taunton SchoolSomerset

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

Job Title: Teacher of Economics
Job Reference No: 19-20051
Responsible to: Head of Department
Hours per week: Full time
Salary: Dependent on experience
Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 26th January 2020
Interviews: Week beginning 3rd or 10th February
Commencing: September 2020
Contract: Permanent

Taunton School is over 170 years old and is an Independent School for approximately 1000 boys and girls aged 0-18 years, with circa 300 boarders. We aim to challenge, inspire and nurture young people to succeed in a global community.

Taunton School is seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and well qualified teacher of Economics to both teach and develop our economics provision across KS4 and KS5. Experience of teaching Economics at IB is desirable, as is the experience / willingness to teach a small allocation of Business.

As well as teaching academic lessons, the successful candidate will be expected to make a contribution to the wider life of the Department and the School. The post would suit either a newly qualified teacher or a more experienced one looking to work in a supportive and dynamic department.

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.

Application details:
Further details are available at https://www.tauntonschool.co.uk/vacancies/. Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form and equal opportunities monitoring form accompanied with a covering letter. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address. Please note 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. The offer of employment will be subject to pre-employment checks including 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...