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Head of Biology

Job Description

Dunbar Education are currently working with an Ofsted rated Good school who are now seeking a Head of Biology to join their team from September. If this could be of interest, please see below for further details;

Location: Rickmansworth

Ofsted: Good

Salary: MPS/UPS London Fringe + TLR

Contract: Permanent, full time

Start Date: September

This school is now seeking a Head of Biology to join their high performing and successful academy. This is a permanent, full-time post.

This Ofsted Good school is based in Rickmansworth and the governors, headteacher and senior leadership team are committed to recruiting high quality teaching and support staff to support the development of the students at the school.
They are committed to supporting the continuing professional development of all staff and to ensuring that School remains a stimulating and pleasant environment in which to work.

They are affiliated to several local Teaching School Alliance's (TSA's) and School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) providers to help develop and train teaching and support staff. They actively seek to develop the capacity of our existing staff and provide leadership opportunities to enable successful career progression.

Staff are provided with a suitable induction programme and mentor where new to leadership positions. The opportunity to engage with further academic research through assisted MA qualifications, research projects and secondment opportunities enables our staff to remain at the leading edge of education.

The school also offers all staff access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support mental health and wellbeing, as well as schemes such as 'Cycle to Work'.

The successful candidate will:

  • be committed to working in pursuit of success for students and of raising standards
  • be able to develop, plan and deliver effective and high quality lessons to students
  • be sympathetic to the aims, ethos and values of the school

Why work here?

  • great support for ECTs, including a dedicated mentor, reduced teaching timetable and excellent training
  • an Ofsted rated 'good' school with behaviour and attitude to learning identified as 'outstanding'
  • a strong ethos with clear vision and values with an emphasis on care and respect
  • students with a wide range of abilities and from a diverse range of backgrounds
  • an encouraging and friendly staff who also run regular social events
  • a school community that is committed to serving each other and to developing students into caring, active and well-rounded citizens
  • supportive line managers who want to see you thrive and succeed
  • a rolling CPD programme with many opportunities to support your professional development
  • talent is nurtured with excellent opportunities for career progression in both pastoral and academic roles
  • 11-18 provision with the opportunity to work in a caring tutor team
  • an ongoing programme to improve the school's buildings and facilities
  • very attractive school grounds
  • an easily accessible location with exceptional transport links, close to the Metropolitan and Chiltern Line railway station and with ample car parking on site
  • a 5 minute walk from the town centre with its shops and services

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