Graduate Resident Assistant

Boys (0.96 months- 18 years)
Girls (0.96 months- 18 years)
Weekly Boarding
Flexi Boarding
Taunton School

We have a number of exciting opportunities for new graduates to join our thriving, energetic and well-rounded school.

We have a number of exciting opportunities for new graduates to join our thriving, energetic and well-rounded school.

These one-year residential posts provide valuable support to our students, sports, classroom learning and administration staff as well as a fantastic experience which provides a platform for various career progression paths.

If you are keen in pursuing a career in teaching, have an interest sport, and have the ability to establish good relationships with young people, then we would like to hear from you. We currently have opportunities at the following schools:

  • Taunton School International Middle (TSIMS)
  • Taunton Senior School
  • Taunton Preparatory School

As part of your role, we can offer a memorable year working with lively and interesting students within a flourishing co-educational environment. In addition, you will be provided with a salary, full board accommodation in a boarding house (or school accommodation), access to a gym and swimming pool on site, a range of other staff benefits, and opportunities for continuing professional development and training.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Application details

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, complete the application form, and upload a covering letter as part of your application.

Equal Opportunities

Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer, accredited with the Investors in People Gold Standard, 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.

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


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 31st October 2021, however early applications are encouraged as they will be reviewed as received.

Further Information

Job Details

  • Location: Somerset
  • Term: Full-time
  • Closing Date: 31 October 2021
  • Salary: £12,000 per annum + accommodation + full board during term time


School Details

  • Address: Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD
  • Founded: 1847
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Boys' Boarding: 142 (7- 18)
  • Girls' Boarding: 97 (7- 18)
  • Total Pupils: 524 (262 in Sixth Form)