Teacher of Biology Kings Norton Girls' School, Birmingham, West Midlands

Job description

Kings Norton Girls’ School and Sixth Form is an OFSTED outstanding school and one of the top comprehensives in the country. Our school lies in the heart of our community and is highly regarded locally.

Full time to start January 2019. The post is temporary until Easter or July 2019. There is the possibility of a permanent position for the right candidate.
NQT applications are welcome.

As a science department our aim is to enable our learners to develop the underpinning knowledge, analytical skills and inquisitive attitude that will enable them to make sense of the world around them. We are looking for a biology specialist to join our team and to contribute their enthusiasm and teaching skills to our work. We can offer a supportive culture that is constantly seeking to improve learners’ experience and attainment through working collaboratively and being willing to adopt new ideas.
The successful candidate will be an effective classroom practitioner, committed to improving learners’ experiences and attainment through working collaboratively and being willing to adopt new ideas. In return we can offer the opportunity to teach students with a thirst for learning biology and a supportive department. The school is committed to safeguarding children and the post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Visits to KNGS are most welcome, please contact Mrs Vicki Miller, Head of Faculty on 0121 675 1305 to arrange a suitable time.

Applications can be made by submitting your completed application form to the Headteacher’s PA, Denise Wilson dwilson@kngs.co.uk. We do not accept CV applications, only those submitted on the KNGS application form will be considered. Visit the KNGS website to access the application pack www.kngs.co.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 11th November 2019 at 9.00am
Interviews: Friday 15th November 2019
Kings Norton Girls’ School, Selly Oak Road, Kings Norton, B30 1HW : 0121 675 1305

Essential educational requirements

Relevant Degree
Qualified Teacher status
Evidence of personal and professional development

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Relevant teaching experience
Experience of teaching Biology in both KS3 and KS4 (KS5 desirable).
Experience of teaching KS3 Physics and Chemistry is desirable.
Applications from those who were newly qualified in September welcomed as are applications from recently qualified teachers.

See detailed person specification on the KNGS website for further critieria.

Employee benefits

CPD opportunities in school and across our local network.

About Kings Norton Girls' School

Selly Oak Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 1HW
Kings Norton Girls' School website (opens in a new window)