Head of Biology

Recruiter
ARK SCHOOLS
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Bolingbroke Academy, a secondary school for 11-18 year olds, welcomed its first Year 7 pupils in September 2012, with another 120 pupils joining every year until the school is fully subscribed in 2018. Bolingbroke Academy provides a first class learning environment based on outstanding teaching, great relationships and excellent facilities. Our staff are pivotal to our success and as part of the Bolingbroke and wider Ark schools team, you will have the opportunity to work with great colleagues and develop your career through our professional development programme.

We are looking to recruit a motivated and inspiring Head of Biology to join our successful Science department from April or September 2018. The successful applicant will be a strong and engaging teacher who will join a team of teachers committed to delivering outstanding teaching and learning that supports all pupils to achieve their full potential.

The ideal candidate will:

  • have experience of teaching at an outstanding level
  • have demonstrable evidence of raising attainment in an urban, multicultural setting
  • be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils
  • possess a strong desire to develop an outstanding department by creating a culture where learning is greatly valued by all
  • have experience of working in a challenging classroom environment, implementing and developing schemes to improve behaviour
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils
  • be passionate about their subject and a committed team player;
  • be able to motivate and inspire pupils;
  • have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of Bolingbroke Academy’s pupils;
  • be committed to Bolingbroke Academy’s ethos of high expectations.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • teach within a growing academy;
  • ensure the high quality delivery of Biology lessons across all key stages
  • be responsible the outcomes achieved by Biology groups following GCSE Combined Science, GCSE Biology and A-Level Biology courses.
  • join a network of ARK schools and gain access to an exclusive range of benefits, including reduced gym membership and a comprehensive CPD provision.

Please apply at our website via the button below and submit your application no later than 11am on Monday 16 April 2018.

For further information please contact the recruitment team on 020 7924 8200. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged.

Deadline: 11am on Monday 16 April 2018

Location: Wandsworth, London

Start date: June or September 2018Salary: Ark MPS (£29,377 - £39,982) or UPS (£44,707 - £48,814) (Inner London), depending on experience, plus TLR 2B (£4442).

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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