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Second in English

The Castle School
Taunton, Somerset
Contract Type
Full Time
TMS 1 - UPS 3 plus TLR 2b
Start Date
1st January 2024
28th September 2023 05:00 PM
Contract Type
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Start Date
1st January 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1368356

Second in English

TMS/UPS plus TLR 2b

Closing date for applications:

Thursday 28th September 2023 at 5pm

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 4th October 2023

The Castle School, Taunton, is looking for a passionate, dynamic and highly motivated full-time Second in English (TLR 2b) to join our school from January 2024.

We offer an exciting and rewarding place to work, with access to the highest quality professional development, which ensures you are at the forefront of teaching and learning innovation. Our students are keen to learn and succeed; they appreciate their teachers’ support and dedication. We are keen to develop our own leaders and if you aspire to the role of Head of English this is the perfect school for you.

We are passionate about the curriculum and there is an intensity around the development of that here. You will be exposed to high level thinking about curriculum and pedagogy. This will prepare you well for future career progression. The leadership culture here is high challenge high support and as we are now part of the newly formed Blackdown Education Partnership (BEP) the opportunity to grow within our trust is available.

At The Castle School we have very high expectations of ourselves and of our students. We invest heavily in our staff and have a superb reputation for outstanding support and development for teachers, particularly for ECTs.

The English Faculty is a highly experienced and successful team who work closely to ensure that our students get the best possible curriculum experience. Our results continue to improve, building year on year through dedication and strong relationships with students: we pride ourselves on this.

We have a rich and diverse enrichment programme but welcome ideas and enthusiastic practitioners who will help us to thrive and grow.

We can offer you: An opportunity to work in an experienced and supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow. A friendly, busy and dynamic workplace where each day is different from the last. A competitive salary. Wider opportunities to be involved across our Trust. An energised and professional working environment.

Disclosure Level: Enhanced. Appointment is from January 2024

CVs are not accepted, please complete the application form in full.


Safeguarding Statement:

Blackdown Education Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
The Castle School

The Castle School

Part of Blackdown Education Partnership

Blackdown Education Partnership