2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • The successful candidate will be:
  • A passionate advocate for your subject.
  • Dynamic and innovative; providing high quality teaching and learning; enhancing further the excellent exam results of this subject.
  • An exceptional classroom practitioner, delivering lessons that motivate and inspire our students to achieve.
  • Able to contribute effectively to the delivery of Biology across all key stages.

What the school offers its staff

We are able to offer you a welcoming and supportive environment led by a leadership team committed to staff wellbeing. A programme of weekly induction sessions provides the opportunity to meet key members of staff and be introduced to school policies and procedures. Bespoke ongoing professional development is a priority, and all staff are able to access high quality, carefully tailored training and development opportunities, including the observation of teaching and the sharing of practice.

We are particularly keen to reflect the diverse nature of our student community in our staff; we welcome applications from all qualified applicants and strongly believe that diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact to our whole school community.

Potential candidates would be most welcome to visit the school prior to applying or have an informal conversation with the Head of Biology and if you would like to do so, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Rachel Gilding.

Further details about the role

St Mary’s Catholic High School is an outstanding, popular and over-subscribed 11-18 mixed Academy with excellent student behaviour in which everyone is encouraged to achieve and success is celebrated at all levels. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the top 20% performing schools for attainment and attendance in the country. Academic results are excellent; consistently achieving above average Progress 8 scores as well as impressive Attainment 8, Ebacc average point scores and outstanding A Level results.

We are seeking to appoint a creative and motivated Early Career or experienced UPS Teacher of Biology with excellent subject knowledge and qualifications.

The job description, person specification and application documents may be downloaded from the school’s website www.st-maryshigh.derbyshire.sch.uk or alternatively please contact Mrs R Gilding, Headteacher’s PA on 01246 201191 (ext 2011) or e-mail rgilding@stmaryschesterfield.org.uk.

CVs will not be accepted - applications must be made using the school’s application form.

Please note: applications will be considered as they are received and we therefore urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications: 10.00 am on 28 February 2024

Interviews to be held: week commencing 4 March 2024

St Mary's Catholic High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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About St Mary's Catholic High School, A Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1353 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01246201191

Arranging a visit to St Mary's Catholic High School, A Catholic Voluntary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rgilding@stmaryschesterfield.org.uk.

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