Job Description

Are you ready for your next career move in a dynamic and rewarding environment?

We have an excellent opportunity to join our Prep School where we pride ourselves on a warm, friendly and nurturing environment, in which passionate staff look after the needs of each individual child and their educational experience.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced part time Head of Learning Success (approximately 0.5 – can be combined with other roles if appropriate) to manage the department and ensure the delivery of outstanding teaching and learning and support to Years 3 to 8 and to ensure that all pupils enjoy the highest possible standard of education.

January start or sooner if available.

The successful candidate will consistently secure the best outcomes for pupils through progressively refining and advancing teaching and influencing learners. You will be passionate about teaching and providing a safe and happy environment for the children.  In addition, you will be aware of and sympathetic to individual needs and the different ways in which children learn and develop.  A natural empathy towards young children is essential.

Our School ethos is one of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School.

In return for your commitment we offer a competitive package and an outstanding environment in which to work.

Please visit our Careers page to find out more about working at Taunton, and please refer to the job description and person specification available online to find out more about the role.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Mr Andrew Edwards

TPS Headmaster

How to Apply

For more information about working at Taunton School, and to view the detailed job description and person specification for this role, please visit

To apply, please click on ‘apply for job’ on the job page.  We will need you to:

• Complete the Application form

• Upload a covering letter addressed to the TPS Headmaster – Andrew Edwards – summarising your skills and experience and how you feel you meet the specific requirements of the role and would thrive in our environment

• Complete the Equal Opportunities monitoring form

If you have a disability and need any assistance with the application process please contact

Equal Opportunities

Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified persons regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or age.  Candidates will be assessed against relevant criteria only (i.e. skills, qualifications, abilities, experience) in selection and recruitment.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect 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.

Closing Date

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 20th June 2021

Longlist TEAMS Interviews will take place Wednesday 23rd June 2021

Shortlist interviews at the School Monday 28th June 2021

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful.  Due to numbers of applications received for our roles we do not provide feedback at this stage.

For more information, or to apply, please click here.