Teacher of Biology

Caldew School, Carlisle, Cumbria


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary £24,373 to £40,490 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic Teacher of Biology for our Science department. Our vacancy is for a full-time teacher on a permanent contract to start in September 2019 but we will also consider applications for part-time.

You should be a dynamic, well-qualified, organised and committed teacher who wants to achieve exceptional outcomes for students at Caldew School. The person appointed will have drive to ensure that our students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to succeed in in all aspects of their lives.

Our well-resourced department and team of Science professionals have a record of achieving outstanding results for our students.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree in Biology

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

A good or outstanding classroom practitioner with evidence of developing and using a wide range of varied teaching and learning styles

Commitment to the provision of quality and equality of opportunity in the teaching of the subject.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 983 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Caldew School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email h.vasilic@caldew.cumbria.sch.uk

About Caldew School

Caldew School is a popular, rural 11-18 mixed comprehensive school situated south of the city of Carlisle with a catchment area that extends to the fringe of the Lake District. We have 1000 pupils on roll including a Sixth Form of 160. The school is heavily over-subscribed and the roll is steady.

We have a good and improving track record of achievement at all examination levels, good resources and facilities and a rich programme of visits and extra-curricular activities.

Our Ofsted inspection in June 2018 graded Caldew as ‘requires improvement’. However the inspection team noted that significant improvements had been made over the past two years and we are not complacent and we know that there areas where we need to do better.

School location

Dalston, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA5 7NN