We pride ourselves on our reputation for being a happy, lively school, where staff and students are given every opportunity, with relevant support, to thrive. We love diversity and seek to work with people from all walks of life and backgrounds.

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More importantly, we constantly work to improve the culture of our forward-thinking school, ensuring that everyone working and studying is valued and consistently nurtured, both educationally and emotionally.

We are fortunate enough to be nestled in the beautiful Somerset countryside, yet within easy reach of the M5 and the historic market town of Taunton. Taunton itself offers a good range of facilities, particularly for sports enthusiasts. The town has a railway station which offers superb links to London Paddington and beyond.

We look forward to meeting you, and hope you experience the sense of passion and enthusiasm which radiates through Heathfield Community School.

Safer recruitment

Heathfield Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. Prior to appointment the Human Resources Department will apply for:

  • A satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check
  • Documentary evidence of your identity and right to work in the UK
  • A Children's Barred list check
  • Two satisfactory references
  • Satisfactory pre-employment health screening
  • For teachers; a prohibition vheck in relation to the children's workforce
  • Evidence of all relevant qualifications to perform in the role. QTS status or equivalent will also be required for teaching staff
  • In some settings, a declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the Childcare Act 2006

The application process

  • Please complete the appropriate application form in full (either teacher or non-teaching application form), ensuring you include any gaps in employment and the reasons for any gaps.
  • Please note we do not accept CVs as part of the selection process.
  • The deadline for applications is 12pm, unless otherwise stated. Early submissions of applications is recommended, as we reserve the right to close the advert and application process early if sufficient applications have been received.
  • Send completed application forms to¬†[email protected]
  • Thank you for your interest in our vacancies. We appreciate the time taken to prepare and submit applications.

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Heathfield Community School
School Road
Monkton, Heathfield
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