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EAL Teacher

Job Title: EAL Teacher
Job Reference No:
Responsible to:
Head of Department
Hours per week: 
Full time
Start date: 
September 2018
Closing date: 
Mid-day on 14 March 2018
Interview date: 
20 March 2018

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.

The School has an opportunity for a Teacher of EAL to join our EAL department in September 2018. The main role of the EAL Department is helping to ensure a significant, noticeable and measurable increase in the English language proficiency of students for whom English is not a first language.

The successful candidate will have experience of teaching IGCSE ESL and IELTS. A background in GCSE/A-level Business Studies/Economics, Maths and/or Science is desirable but not essential. QTS is desirable but not essential, although a standard entry-level TESOL qualification (e.g. a CELTA or equivalent) and a minimum of two years’ teaching experience is required as a minimum for this post.

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: Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form and equal opportunities monitoring form accompanied with a covering letter to tsrecruit@tauntonschool.co.uk. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address. Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of applications is mid-day on 14 March 2018. Interviews will take place on 20 March 2018.

Download the Taunton School application form in MS Word format here
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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 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.