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  • Start date details

    September 2024 or as soon as available

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 5

Subject

Biology

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M1 (£34,514) – UP3 (£51,179) plus TLR 2a (£3,214)

Additional allowances

TLR 2a (£3,214)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • to be a well-qualified and experienced teacher of Biology (including A Level) and general science with excellent subject knowledge
  • to be enthusiastic and lively in approach
  • to have had successful teaching experience across the full age range, meeting syllabus and coursework requirements
  • to have had successful experience of curriculum development and other responsibilities within the department
  • to have a sound knowledge of current issues in the teaching and learning in Science and to have played an effective
  • role in the development of the Science curriculum and resources to meet the demands of the National Curriculum and examination syllabuses
  • to have an interest in the development of ICT and its application in Science and Science teaching
  • a commitment to ensuring high standards of both teaching and learning
  • to have displayed initiative in her/his work and to work well under pressure
  • to believe in the importance of teamwork and show evidence of successful collaborative work with other members of the department, and the ability to lead a team

What the school offers its staff

  • State of the art building with well-equipped classrooms, excellent resources and modern facilities
  • Fantastic support from your line managers and SLT who will develop you and want to see you succeed in your career
  • ECF programme with dedicated mentor for 1st and 2nd Year ECTs
  • You’ll be working in an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ school
  • Exceptional and wide-ranging CPD opportunities
  • Staff Wellbeing group who promote a healthy work life balance and arrange activities such as weekly staff yoga, on-site massage, weekly fruit, breakfast boxes, well-being garden, book club with free Kindle loan for staff etc.
  • Free annual flu jab
  • Free use of the on-site gym
  • Cycle to Work tax free bike scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

Whitmore High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and all staff are expected to share this commitment.
All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks. Online searches may be completed for shortlisted candidates as part of due diligence checks. It is an offence to apply for any role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, all posts are listed as exempted employment. You therefore need to reveal all spent convictions during the recruitment and vetting process.

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About Whitmore High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1733 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Whitmore High School is a mixed comprehensive school with an excellent record of achievement.

Students are expected to achieve the highest standards of work and behaviour in a positive, friendly but disciplined atmosphere. Our staff are highly qualified and passionate about ensuring all students reach their full potential and we work closely with parents to achieve this aim.

At Whitmore High School we aim to provide the best possible education for all our students by:

* Promoting a broad and balanced curriculum in which students take an active part in their own learning.

* Recognising the needs of individuals, placing suitable high demands on them and stimulating them to achieve success.

* Encouraging students to aim for the highest standards of work and behaviour at all times.

* Creating an ordered and friendly community where relationships are positive and founded on courtesy, respect and shared values.

* Acknowledging the importance of links between home, school and the wider community.

* Maintaining a spirit of constructive self-criticism, regularly considering improvements to existing practice.

Arranging a visit to Whitmore High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email applications@whitmore.harrow.sch.uk.

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