Subject Leader of Biology
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Salary: MPS/UPS plus a TLR allowance of £7,847
Job starts: April 2024
Closing date: Thursday 4th January 2024 at 12 Noon
We are an outstanding grammar school, for children of all genders, with outstanding provision for our young people. Our Vision is to pioneer a grammar school education which equips the visionaries of tomorrow.
This role is for a permanent subject leader in Biology. The role would entail teaching of KS3-5 Biology, and the ability to teach chemistry and/or physics would be desirable but not essential. Our science faculty is organised with a subject leader for Biology, Chemistry and Physics, with a Faculty Leader of Science. The Sciences are amongst our most popular subject choices at KS4 and 5 and the faculty has a track record of outstanding results. The teaching team is welcoming, enthusiastic about science and collaborative in its approach. Please outline in your application supporting statement if you are also interested in the Faculty Leader role, which oversees the other subject leaders in the three science departments.
We can offer you:
an outstanding school full of students who are committed to learning.
a welcoming team committed to staff well-being and professional development.
a vibrant community in which staff and students thrive through a commitment to academic study, a passion for creative arts, a drive for sporting endeavour and a devotion to championing personal development.
We would like you to:
fully commit to our Vision, Mission and Values (see above and below)
fully commit to the safeguarding of all students and to inclusion
have high expectations of yourself, and our students.
be committed to improving the life chances of young people from diverse backgrounds.
be willing to commit to life beyond the academic curriculum.
We encourage applications from those candidates with ‘protected characteristics’ as set out in the Equalities Act 2010. We are committed to developing a workforce that is representative of the communities in which we work.
The Trust operates rigorous ‘safer recruitment’ practices, and the successful candidates will be required to undertake a criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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For further information on the context, mission and values of SHFGS, please click on the link ‘Learn more about this school’.
Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified deadline if a suitable candidate is found.
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