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Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Job Title: Head of Modern Foreign Languages
Job Reference No: 18-19055
Responsible to: Taunton Preparatory School Headmaster
Hours per week: Full time
Salary: Above the national pay spine for qualified teachers
Closing date: Tuesday 12th February 2019 9am
Start date: September 2019

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.

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and inspirational Head of Modern Foreign Languages at our busy and thriving preparatory school.

The successful candidate will be required to teach French to Years 3 to 8 and the ability to teach other languages would be desirable. The post also involves leading and overseeing teaching and learning in MFL from Years 1 to 8.

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 Tuesday 12th February 2019 9am.  Interviews are planned for w/c 4th March 2019.  

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 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.