24 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    April 2023

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS (£28,000 to £43,685)

Additional allowances

TLR 2.1 (£3,346)

What skills and experience we're looking for

HEAD OF BIOLOGY MPS/UPS PLUS TLR 2.1 (£3,346) – April 2023

Are you passionate about Science and are looking for a position to lead on Biology within the Science department? We wish to appoint an inspiring, inventive and enthusiastic well-qualified teacher of Science (specialising in Biology) to join us to lead this subject at St Gregory’s Catholic School.

This exciting opportunity would suit an experienced teacher who has the potential to move to middle leadership. We are looking for a candidate who can nurture, promote and develop our students’ understanding and enjoyment of the subject. You will work closely with our Subject Leader of Science to deliver an ambitious and engaging Biology curriculum that inspires students to enjoy and study Biology from KS3 through to A Level.

St Gregory’s students love to gain new knowledge and skills and all our teachers relish the opportunity to deliver challenging, engaging and interesting lessons, with high expectations of behaviour. Opportunities for excellent Continued Professional Development and staff well-being are at the forefront of our commitment to all staff at St Gregory’s.

This vacancy will close on or before the specified closing date depending on the volume of suitable applicants. If you are unsuccessful, we will contact you accordingly.


What the school offers its staff

Benefits of working at St Gregory’s:

  • A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students
  • A research-informed approach to curriculum design and assessment
  • Fully planned and resourced schemes of work for KS3 and KS4
  • Opportunity to teach KS5 for the right candidate
  • Dedicated and bespoke CPD time for all staff each term
  • Opportunities to complete external qualifications such as Masters
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Kent Rewards Scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

St Gregory’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Applying for the job

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Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to HR@sgschool.org.uk

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About St Gregory's Catholic School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1377 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
HR@sgschool.org.uk
Phone number
01622 754551

St Gregory’s Catholic School is a Catholic secondary school and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership (KCSP). KCSP is a multi-academy trust (MAT) established by the Archdiocese of Southwark for Catholic education across Kent and it currently comprises 25 academies of which 20 are primary schools and five are secondary schools. St Gregory’s Catholic School is an over-subscribed seven-form entry secondary school located in Tunbridge Wells and is a popular destination for pupils from its Catholic partner primary schools in Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks. St Gregory’s Catholic School is an inclusive academy. Its dedicated staff, helpers and governance committee members work hard to ensure that every student is supported and challenged to be their very best. Each individual is encouraged to grow spiritually and intellectually, so that unique and positive contributions can be made to society and the world. Its most recent denominational inspection in March 2018 judged it as ‘Outstanding’ and its most recent Ofsted inspection in March 2013 judged the academy to be ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

Arranging a visit to St Gregory's Catholic School

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