Teacher of Biology

Waldegrave School, Twickenham, Middlesex


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £28,355 to £44,540

Job description

Teacher of Biology
Full Time, Permanent Contract
Main Pay Scale / Post Threshold Scale for Outer London, depending on experience,
Starting date: 1 September 2020

We are currently recruiting for a passionate Teacher of Biology who has the ability to teach up to A level. You will have an enthusiastic approach and promote your love of the subject to students by teaching engaging lessons which help them to understand the impact that Biology has throughout their lives. You will help contribute to our excellent practices and be part of an innovative and motivated department who share good practices and encourages new ideas. We welcome applications from either experienced or newly qualified teachers.
Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 27 March 2020. In light of current circumstances, interviews may be completed remotely, however school reserves the right to bring this date forward. Early applications are encouraged and will be reviewed upon receipt.
Waldegrave School:
• is a school where everyone enjoys learning, feels valued and experiences success;
• believes in a strong, supportive environment that values pastoral, extra-curricular as well as academic progression. This has lead us to being rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2018 and awarded ‘Comprehensive School of the Year 2016’ by The Sunday Times;
• values and promotes continued CPD. Waldegrave is a teaching school and can offer great support and progression to all staff from NQT’s to middle leaders and onwards to senior leadership;
• has strong links with other local schools, both primary and secondary as well as outside local community associations and clubs;
• is oversubscribed throughout the school and enjoy a thriving, growing sixth form.

Waldegrave School can offer you:
• a supportive community environment in which to develop your career;
• a Staff Association who help to support staff well-being and organise social events;
• a cycle to work scheme as well as an employee benefits and well-being scheme;
• on-site parking;
• close transport links – Fulwell and Strawberry Hill train stations as well as many bus routes;
• after school fitness classes, e.g. zumba and yoga, as well as use of our fitness suite.

The safeguarding of our students is at the core of all that we do. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check; a prohibition from teaching check, where applicable; and appropriate references from your current and previous employer, corroborated by personal phone calls made to each referee.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1396 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Waldegrave School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email jobs@waldegrave.org.uk

About Waldegrave School

Outstanding secondary school in Twickenham. Girls only 11-16. Co-Ed Sixth Form.

School location

Fifth Cross Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 5LH