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Biology Teacher

Job Description

Job Title: Biology Teacher

Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Start Date: September 2024

Type: Full-time

Job Description:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Biology Teacher to join a secondary school starting in September 2024. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering engaging and informative Biology lessons to secondary level students. They will inspire curiosity and critical thinking, cultivating a deep understanding and appreciation for the biological sciences.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver high-quality Biology lessons in line with the school's curriculum and educational objectives
  • Create stimulating learning experiences tailored to the diverse needs and abilities of students
  • Utilise a variety of teaching methods and resources to facilitate active learning and student participation
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive classroom environment where all students feel valued and empowered to succeed
  • Assess student progress through formative and summative assessments, providing timely and constructive feedback
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop interdisciplinary projects and enrichment activities
  • Participate in departmental meetings, parent-teacher conferences, and school events as required


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent
  • Specialisation in Biology or a related field, with a robust academic background in the biological sciences
  • Experience teaching Biology at the secondary level, preferably within an independent school setting
  • Passion for igniting curiosity and promoting scientific inquiry among students
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate learners of all abilities
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and reflective practice
  • Alignment with the school's ethos and values


  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment within a thriving school community
  • Access to state-of-the-art facilities and resources to enhance teaching and learning
  • Contribution to shaping the future of young minds and making a meaningful impact in education

If you are a dedicated and enthusiastic Biology Teacher ready to make a positive impact in the lives of young learners, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and be part of an educational institution committed to academic excellence and nurturing the scientists of tomorrow.

If this is a role that you would like to learn more about or would be interested in applying to, then please contact Jake Walsh at Dunbar Education on 01908 929605.

If this isn't what you are looking for, but are interested in hearing about other roles, then Dunbar Education would love to hear from you. We also pay £250 for any successful referrals.

If you have not received a response, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please refer to our website for other available positions.

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