• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 8:00 am

  • Date listed

    22 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Art and design, Mathematics, Physical education, Religious education, Science
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
M1 - UPS3

Job summary

The Taunton Academy is looking for an ambitious, experienced, dedicated and inspirational teacher who shares the vision and values of the school to take up the post of Head of Year in September. We wish to appoint someone who has high expectations of behaviour, can demonstrate excellent teaching and classroom management skills, has the ability to build good relationships with all students and parents and has a proven track record of pastoral leadership and raising standards within a school. We will welcome applications from any subject areas as we are keen to secure the best person for the post but are particularly interested in those with a background in Maths, Science, PE, Art and RE.

Employee benefits

TLR2b (£4,781.98 p.a. FTE)

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England
Education phase
School size
733 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01823 348200

About The Taunton Academy

The Taunton Academy is on a journey of improvement and has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child is enabled to fulfil their potential. We have excellent pastoral support and our students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school. We are proud of our students and the relationships between staff and students are strong. Community engagement is also an important feature; a recent poll showed a high degree of parental satisfaction.

If you want to work in an inspiring, fully inclusive environment with students who want to succeed and friendly, supportive staff, then we want to hear from you! You will join a passionate and dedicated team, praised for their strong leadership, and a Trust who is committed to providing professional development and opportunities for all colleagues.

The Taunton Academy, sponsored by the outstanding Richard Huish Trust, is an 11-16 academy in the north of Taunton. With modern, impressive facilities, the academy currently caters for approximately 850 students, with an increasing roll anticipated to see numbers rise to in the region of 1200 over the next few years. Taunton is Somerset’s county town and has easy access to the M5. Somerset is a lovely place to live with the stunning Somerset Levels, Quantock Hills and Blackdowns on your doorstep.

Arranging a visit to The Taunton Academy

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please email Mr. John Eddy (Head Teacher) jeddy@thetauntonacademy.com or call 01823 348200.

School location

Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7QP

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