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Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College, Tarporley, Cheshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, part-time
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity Cover so duration cannot be confirmed)
Main Pay Range and Upper Pay Range considered

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Biology to join our successful Science team in this high-performing and inclusive 11-18 academy school with over 1100 students on roll and growing. This is an exciting opportunity to join this highly successful academy and lead school in the Cheshire Vale Teaching School Alliance where teamwork, leadership, and enthusiasm for learning are all notable strengths.

Rated as Outstanding by Ofsted: ‘The ethos and culture of the school develop both students and staff equally well and create an enthusiasm for learning.’ ‘The sixth form is outstanding. It is highly successful in helping students to move on to higher education, training or employment.’ ‘Leaders at all levels, managers and governors are relentless in their drive to bring about further improvement, particularly to the quality of teaching and students’ achievement.’
You will:
• Be an inspirational Teacher of Biology with a track record of ensuring excellent results throughout the age and ability range
• Be able to teach A level Biology would be desirable but not essential
• Be highly organised, and passionate about ensuring excellence for all in teaching, learning and achievement
• Be aspirational about your own professional development and have excellent communication and motivational skills
• Be committed to providing the best possible opportunities for all our young people
We can offer you:
• Support and challenge from a high performing leadership team
• The scope to be creative and innovative in developing approaches to teaching, learning and the curriculum

You will find a school and sixth form that build strong partnerships between staff, students, parents and the wider community. We have a talented hardworking staff, united in their belief that only the best is good enough for our young people. If you are approachable, able to inspire, challenge and develop colleagues, and want to share your vision, passion and energy through leading in this key role, then this may be the job for you!

Application forms and further details: Available to download from: www.tarporleyhigh.co.uk
Closing date: Tuesday 2nd March - Interviews will take place via video conferencing

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

Applying for the job

Teacher of Biology (Maternity) - How to Apply

Please complete the Tarporley High School Teacher application form
(available on our website) and return your application information either by post or email to pzborowski@tarporleyhigh.co.uk
Please clearly indicate in your details of previous employment the types and the sizes of schools in which you have been employed, if applicable, clearly indicating dates of employment and accounting for any breaks in employment, and clearly indicating the grade/class/level of all qualifications cited.
Please note that if you do not provide the information requested, it may affect your chances of being shortlisted for the post. Please ensure that you give e-mail addresses for your referees.
Please write a letter of application no longer than two sides of A4. A concise Curriculum Vitae may be submitted in addition to but not instead of the completed form. In your letter, you should outline:-
• Why are applying for this post
• The skills and qualities you would bring to the role of Teacher of Biology
Please confirm your e-mail address as shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation to interview via e-mail. You can send your application by email to pzborowski@tarporleyhigh.co.uk

More on how to apply

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1185 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01829 732558

About Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College

Academy School

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Due to Covid-19 restrictions, visits to the school are not taking place in advance of interviews.

School location

Eaton Road, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 0BL

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