2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Biology, Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPR - UPR

Additional allowances

TLR 2.1 - £3,214

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, experienced and enthusiastic teacher to take on a leadership role within the Science department at King Edward VI School. The successful candidate will lead on the teaching of Biology, including the coordination and delivery of GCSE, A Level Biology and L3 Medical Science. Please note that we welcome early applications and early applications will be considered on receipt.

We are looking for an exceptional practitioner who would like to develop their experience in subject leadership. The successful candidate will have a pro-active approach and excellent communication skills. As Lead teacher for Biology they will have a strategic role in working alongside the Head of Science and Second in Science to shape the development of teaching and learning across the department in order to maximise achievement.


What the school offers its staff

King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2022 with recognition of outstanding practice and a highly positive ethos. The school is well-regarded within the community and has a reputation for high quality teaching; we have recently expanded and now have 250 students in each Year 7 cohort. Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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

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About King Edward VI School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1607 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01543 255714

Arranging a visit to King Edward VI School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@keslichfield.org.uk.

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