Head of Biology

Clifton High School
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Required for April 2018

Clifton High School is an academically selective, co-educational, independent day school for 600 pupils aged 3-18 years. Situated on a beautiful Bristol site, we operate the Diamond Edge Model of education underpinned by a strong pastoral and family ethos.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly qualified Biologist and dynamic scientist to lead one of our most prominent departments in the school. Biology is a very popular subject choice at GCSE and A level. The successful candidate will be able to teach throughout the Senior School to A level and Oxbridge; senior school teaching staff also teach science to our junior school pupils.

We would like to hear from candidates who are keen to drive forward an outstanding department with an excellent reputation. They will bring with them an energetic and innovative approach to heading up this department, bringing out the very best in all our pupils and engaging with the wider scientific community in Bristol and further afield.

A commitment to the wider education of pupils through extra-curricular activities is an expectation. The successful candidate will enjoy contributing to an excellent working environment for pupils, staff, parents and the wider school community.

Further details can be found at our website.Completed application forms should be accompanied by a covering letter of application, to illustrate how the requirements of the post will be met, and emailed to the Head of School, Dr Alison Neill, via the button below.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 7th December 2017

Interviews will be held in the week commencing: 11th December 2017

Early applications are advised. The School reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the selection process.

Clifton High School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.