Head of Biology

The Bridge Academy, London


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Biology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £30,178 to £49,079

Job summary

The primary objective of this role is to lead teaching and learning of Biology up to KS5, and to ensure excellent outcomes for students.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Provide expertise subject knowledge for all key stages in Biology.

2. Produce and monitor high quality resources/assessment and support other members of the department who are producing resources for Biology.

3. Monitor and support the quality of teaching and learning for Biology, including lesson drop in(s), data analysis and liaison with others.

4. Keep records of Practical Assessment Groups (PAGS), and ensure all trackers are up to date and accurate.

5. Support members of the department regarding the curriculum and lead Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) meetings regarding Biology.

6. Organise mandatory field trips for Biology.

7. Play a key role in the organisation of Science week.

Essential educational requirements

Relevant specialist qualifications and experience in your subject specialism.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Leadership skills and proven excellence as a Biology classroom practitioner at secondary level across the ability range. (Up to KS5).

Employee benefits

The TLR for this position is 2b.

Please refer to the Information Pack on our website for a list of our employee benefits.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1084 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Bridge Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email Priscilla.Agyare@bridgeacademy.hackney.sch.uk

About The Bridge Academy

School location

Laburnum Street, London, E2 8BA