Science Head of Biology

TH/HOB/Pa
£30,480 - £49,571 per annum
April 2020
Direct******

JOB DESCRIPTION

Head of Biology
Permanent position
Hackney
MPS/UPS TLR 2b
Start - April 2020

This inner London mixed academy located in Hackney is looking for a talented, forward thinking outstanding teacher of Science to join their large Science department as Head of Biology. The Science department are looking for a Biology teacher who will be able to teach Biology to KS3 and 4 and be able to specialise in Biology and lead the development of the Biology team.

The school gives students opportunities to be successful and to flourish, both now and in the future, is their aim from day one, to get to know their students and to work with them to tailor their education so that they progress, develop the courage to take risks and aspire to achieve. Through close links with their primary schools, the local community and parents they make sure that they are able to support and inspire each individual student, whether that be through achieving academic excellence, a personal interest or passion that needs nurturing or helping them to become successful members of their Academy community.

The successful Biology Teacher must ensure the highest standards of teaching and learning and be able to engage with all students through their passion of Science. You will be teaching Biology to KS3, 4 and 5 students. The GCSE classes are arranged into ability groups and you will be teaching the middle and top sets. At A Level Biology is taught separately and is a popular choice. Biology teachers with experience of achieving excellence are encouraged to apply. This position would suit a passionate teacher of Biology looking for an exciting new role with responsibility. The Head of Faculty and other teachers in the department work as a team and results in the department have been at a very high level for the past few years. In 2019 70% of the students at the school achieved 5 A* - C including English and Maths.

The award winning design of the Academy is matched by the scale of ambition within its walls. The academy has a culture of respect and high expectation amongst staff and students; from school uniform to being leaders in technology, they expect the best of staff and students.

The ideal candidate for this role will;
• Have a passion for Science and be able to deliver this to students
• Hold valid QTS or be overseas trained.
• Have experience of teaching general Science to KS3 and 4.
• Be able to teach Biology up to KS5 and lead the subject area.
• Be able to deliver outstanding lessons and progress students of all levels.
• Be able to motivate staff and ensure progress is made.
• Be able to work in a progressive and enthusiastic department.

Please apply for this role ASAP.


Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement.

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