Head of Biology Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School, Rossendale, Lancashire

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate to the full time permanent post of Head of Biology. You will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with vision and leadership skills to maintain high standards, and build on success and help lead a successful department in to the next stage of its development.

Essential educational requirements

Graduate in subject relevant to role.

Essential qualifications

QTS (or equivalent) specialising in the teaching of Biology from KS3 to A-level

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of relevant involvement in professional development.
Successful teaching of Biology to A-level.
Be an outstanding teacher with a history of delivering positive value added results.
Evidence of leading and developing successful improvement initiatives at classroom and departmental level.
Evidence of leading and managing others, including using appraisal to improve the quality of teaching.
Working with gifted and talented secondary age young people for improved outcomes.

Employee benefits

As part of our commitment to all staff, we ensure ongoing training relevant to the post, and there are opportunities for professional development at all levels, including a strong support programme for NQTs. We offer a supportive and friendly working environment, with a strong focus on staff wellbeing, and benefits including childcare vouchers and cycle to work scheme.

About Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School

Selective 11-18 grammar school

Glen Road, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 7BJ
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