Head of Biology – September 2019 – TLR2

Full Time
Open Ended
Posted 1 month ago

Due to external promotion we have an exciting opportunity for you to lead the Biology Department in one of Britain’s top state schools and experience teaching in our expanding Grammar School. Judged OUTSTANDING in all aspects by OFSTED in October 2014, we are seeking a dynamic and inspirational leader and teacher to lead our Biology provision and rise to the challenge of building on success.    You will have the ability to engage, enthuse and motivate able students, be passionate about learning and able to demonstrate a range of behaviour management strategies and teaching skills. You will possess excellent communication skills to teach throughout the age range including A level and will have the vision and determination to ensure all our students receive a first class education.  You will be leading a department which:

  • Delivers outstanding outcomes for young people and is hungry for further success. Exam results for 2018 are 74% A* – B (A level) and 80% 9-7 (GCSE)
  • Has a friendly, supportive, talented hard-working teaching team
  • Has a strong commitment to the extra-curricular life of the school.

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work with highly motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic students
  • Commitment to continuing professional career development and support
  • The opportunity to work in a caring and nurturing environment and to get involved in a broad spectrum of extra-curricular activities

If you are interested in working at the leading edge of education, believe that everyone can succeed and are prepared to work hard, we want to hear from you.

Informal visits and enquiries are welcome by contacting Michele Wallis, HR Manager at hr@bishopveseys.bham.sch.uk or by telephone on 0121-250 5400.  Alternatively please contact Russell Bowen, Deputy Headteacher on 0121-250 5406 for an informal discussion regarding this post.

Job Description Head of Biology

Person specification Head of Biology

Information about the Biology Department

Interviews will take place week commencing 11th February 2019.

Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check together with Identity, Right to Work, prohibition order, verification of qualification checks and satisfactory references are requirements for this post.

To apply for this vacancy return to the previous page and download the application form for teaching  staff.

Please return your completed application form via email to hr@bishopveseys.bham.sch.uk by 4th February 2019 at 10.00 am.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Features

Job CategoryTeaching Staff Vacancies
Job LevelTeacher
Job IndustryTeaching
Job Id0013

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