This job expired on 20 February 2023

  • Start date details

    Summer Term

  • Closing date

    20 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 February 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Part time: Hours to be agreed with the successful candidate.

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What skills and experience we're looking for

See job description and person specification.

What the school offers its staff

The stakeholders all agree that TGGS is a very special place in which to learn and with over 100 years of academic excellence, we have a strong reputation both locally and nationally. Achievement is consistently high and TGGS has maintained its position as one of the top 20 state girls’ schools in the country for both progress and achievement.

The vision for the future is that TGGS is a beacon of schools in its school leadership and best practice.

Over the years, the school has won many awards, most recently:

  • The Sunday Times south-west state school of the year 2019

  • The UK Parliament School of the Year 2020

  • The real schools guide top school in Devon and Cornwall 2020

However, these facts do not really convey the essence of our school. The students of TGGS are history makers of the future and therefore we are committed and passionate about developing them as a whole individual ensuring that they have the -

  • Best possible academic success

  • Highest self-esteem to make decisions that lead to happiness

  • Character skills to get the jobs that they desire

The best advert for the school is the students themselves: they are delightful, articulate and intelligent individuals. More importantly, they are happy and love their school, as shown by the tears on leavers’ day and their commitment to younger students who join the school. Our alumni is strong and adults often come back to the school either to visit and share experience with younger pupils or with the hope of working here – it really is a great place to be.

Further details about the role

An opportunity has arisen to be a part-time teacher of Biology in our award-winning school. The successful candidate will teach Science at KS3 and their subject specialism at KS4 and KS5. If you are an energetic and committed teacher then join a forward thinking and thriving department committed to nurturing a love of Science in our students.

Part-time hours to be agreed with the successful candidate.

For further information about our Science Department please see the attached summary

Commitment to safeguarding

Torquay Girls' Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children. As part of our safer recruitment procedures, references will be taken up for all shortlisted applicants, and online searches will be completed. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service and other employment checks. Torquay Girls' Grammar School promotes equal opportunities for staff and students.

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About Torquay Girls Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
997 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Torquay Girls’ Grammar School is a girls’ 11 to 18 selective Single Academy Trust (SAT) in Torquay, Devon.

Our status as a SAT means that we have the freedom to implement a curriculum intent which focusses on the whole child: to equip students for a future in which they have the academic qualifications, character skills and self-esteem to make decisions that lead to long, happy and content lives.

Our school is founded on our core values which apply to our whole community: equality; open minded; kindness; collaboration; and well-being.

In November 2023, we achieved Ofsted 'Outstanding' and we are also 2nd in Devon and 6th in the South West for academic results.

The school has a long history of success with committed students, staff and trustees. If you were to join us, you would become part of an outstanding school which values every individual within our school community.

Arranging a visit to Torquay Girls Grammar School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lrumbelow@tggsacademy.org.

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