Teacher of Biology (maternity)

Poynton High School, Stockport, Cheshire

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Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Biology
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

We seek to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Biology teacher to join a highly successful and innovative team for a period of maternity cover. This position offers someone with good communication and interpersonal skills a fantastic opportunity to join an ambitious and forward thinking school. Applicants must be committed to delivering high standards of teaching and learning.

You will have demonstrated an ability to teach all Science subject areas at Key Stage 3 and Biology to Key Stage 4. It would be beneficial to be able to teach Biology at KS5.

This position offers someone with good communication and interpersonal skills a fantastic opportunity to join an ambitious and forward thinking school.

A willingness to contribute to and develop extra-curricular activities is essential.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher
Relevant degree

Essential qualifications

Must be a qualified teacher

Essential skills and experience

To have proven excellent classroom teaching and examination success teamed with a commitment to high standards of achievement for students of all ability levels.
To be able to lead and motivate students, setting high standards and providing a focus for improvement.

Employee benefits

We have approximately 1600 pupils and students within Years Reception to Year 13 and offer a wide range of A-Levels in our Sixth Form. The opportunities for career development are extensive as part of our “T&L CPD @ TTLP” programme and our “Leadership CPD @ TTLP” programme. Not only would you have access to a personalised CPD programme to support your development as a practitioner in the classroom but you would also have access to our leadership CPD programmes to support any future career development plans.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1421 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Poynton High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jobs@phs.cheshire.sch.uk

About Poynton High School

Our school has served the families of Poynton, Disley, Adlington and surrounding areas in Cheshire since 1972 and we lie at the heart of this community’s learning needs. We pride ourselves in our vision as a school which serves our community and look to establish a 0 – 90 Learning Village in partnership with our primary, secondary colleagues. We have approximately 1500 students within Years 7 to 13 and offer a wide range of A-Levels in our Sixth Form.

The school motto is INSPIRE ACHIEVE CELEBRATE and we apply that to every element of school life. Our role as staff is to ensure that we inspire every student to achieve the best they possibly can in everything they do, whether that be academic, sporting, cultural or spiritual and at the heart of our culture is a celebration of that achievement.

School location

Yew Tree Lane, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 1PU