Head of Biology - Easter 2020 or September 2020 start
Walsall Academy, Walsall, West Midlands
|Working pattern||Full-time only|
|Salary||£27,373 to £43,490|
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
- 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
Main or upper pay range, plus responsibility allowance of £3,000More on how to apply
|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)|
About Walsall Academy
Lichfield Road, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 3LX