This job expired on 4 January 2024

  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    4 January 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) MPS/UPS plus a TLR allowance of £7,847

Subject Leader of Biology job summary

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.

Please click on the link for further details, including application forms, job descriptions and person specifications as applicable.

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.

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)
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.

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About Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1367 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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