Head of Biology - Easter 2020 or September 2020 start

Walsall Academy, Walsall, West Midlands


Job details

Subject Biology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £27,373 to £43,490

Job summary

Secure knowledge and understanding of the knowledge, concepts and skills in teaching Science at KS3 and Biology at KS4.

Ability to teach A Level Biology.

Able to give positive and targeted support to students with special educational needs.

Applications are welcome from well-qualified ambitious teachers with leadership skills as well as those currently running a department.

Essential educational requirements

Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in Biology or a related subject

Essential qualifications

- QTS status
- Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in Biology or a related subject

Essential skills and experience

Good classroom practitioner with evidence of setting appropriate expectations to promote learning and to engage and motivate students

Ability to use strategies that improve understanding of Science

Ability to encourage and maintain a good standard of discipline in the classroom through well focused teaching, positive relationships and good classroom management

Ability to use appropriately a range of teaching and learning strategies for whole classes, individuals and groups which stimulate, challenge, engage and motivate students

Ability to set clear and appropriate targets, feed back to students and make use of assessment information to promote each student’s attainment and progress, and to plan future lessons

Ability to reflect on one’s own practice

Ability to differentiate tasks appropriate

Employee benefits

Main or upper pay range, plus responsibility allowance of £3,000

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1312 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Walsall Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email enquiries@walsallacademy.com

About Walsall Academy

School location

Lichfield Road, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 3LX