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  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2023

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Biology, Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) Main/Upper Pay Scales plus recruitment and retention bonus

Teacher of Biology job summary



We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated and innovative teacher of Biology.


The Science department has sustained outstanding performance outcomes. Students are able to take the three sciences separately at GCSE as well as the three science A levels. We also offer the Applied Science L3 course too.  The successful candidate will join a science department fully staffed with specialist science teachers in each of the three science disciplines.  The department also runs a variety of science clubs and activities with students regularly participating in regional and national science challenges and events.


The school was accredited as World Class in July 2021 and as such, we are committed to providing a world-class education for every student through a well-designed and balanced curriculum. Our established culture provides a calm, safe and stimulating learning environment.


Ethical leadership is at the core of all decision making at Southfield.  As such, staff are valued, treated with respect and afforded a diverse range of opportunities that come with professional trust. We place significant emphasis on working collegiately as a staff to share our expertise and subsequently enhance the learning experience with our students. Every member of the staff is involved in a variety of professional learning programmes that take place every Wednesday across the academic year. All teachers are members of the Chartered College of Teaching providing access to the latest evidence and research.


You would be joining a friendly, hard-working team, with an ethos of collaborative planning and shared resources. 


The position will start in January 2024.


The post comes with a recruitment and retention bonus that is reviewed annually. It currently stands at £2000 per full year of completed service. The initial amount would be pro rata upon joining due to the employment beginning in January.


With our trust growing, we are likely to have many more career development opportunities coming up in future.


We may interview suitable candidates prior to the closing date.


Closing date for applications is Monday 2nd October 2023 at 9.00 am. 


To apply for this role, please visit https://www.mynewterm.com/jobs/136976/EDV-2023-SSG-23335


If you have any queries, please contact the school.

t:  01536 513063

e: recruitment@southfieldsch.co.uk


Southfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.  The school is committed to Equal Opportunities in Employment.


Commitment to safeguarding

Southfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This means that we have a Child Protection Policy and procedures in place which we refer to in our prospectus. All staff (including supply staff, volunteers and governors) must ensure that they are aware of these procedures. Parents and carers are welcome to read the policy and other related policies to be found in the statutory information section.

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About Southfield School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1169 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Southfield School for Girls is a high performing girls school that admits boys to the sixth form.

Consistently in the top 5% in the country for Progress 8 scores we offer a rounded education where the 'whole' student is a top priority and academic excellence is matched by high quality pastoral care and excellent opportunities for every student to be outstanding both in and out of school.

A licensed DofE provider - we live what we teach.

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