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Biology Teacher

Zoek Pin Acton, Greater London, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 30 days ago

For September 2021 4 days to Full Time, with flexibility for the right candidate Notting Hill & Ealing High School, one of London’s leading independent day schools, has an exciting opportunity for an inspirational Teacher of Biology to contribute to a successful Science Department in both its curricular and extra-curricular activities.

Qualifications, skills, and all relevant experience needed for this role can be found in the full description below.

We are looking for a well-qualified teacher of Biology with a passion for the subject and excellent subject knowledge, with good organisational and time management skills.

If you are a good communicator who can enthuse and inspire about the teaching of Biology and the ways in which it can be further developed and encouraged, we would be delighted to hear from you.

The school offers training and welcomes applications from candidates who may be new to the classroom.

Science at NHEHS Science is valued highly at the school with excellent A level uptake and students frequently going off to top universities for further study such as Natural Sciences at Durham, Medicine at Cambridge and Neuroscience at UCL in recent years.

The department fosters a love of science from an early age with a dedicated science teacher in the Junior School.

This passion develops in the Senior School through inspirational teaching alongside innovative subject activities, many of which are the initiative of our proactive Sixth Form Subject Representatives.

For example, Aeronautics Club and Dissection Club have attracted a devoted following among KS3 students, ably guided by the sixth form subject reps.

Science Week is also an annual high profile highlight, with a previous years keynote speaker being Lord Winston.

Teaching at NHEHS “Teaching here is all about being able to have in-depth conversations with students about your subject and helping to enthuse them with the same passion as you have.

Teaching at NHEHS is exactly what I imagined teaching would be like when I got my first teaching job; it’s what teaching should be”

  • Head of Department About the School NHEHS is a leading academic day school.

Our girls are ambitious, bright, enthusiastic and eager to learn and we offer a warm and supportive community.

We occupy a site in suburban, leafy, west Ealing with excellent transport links.

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as: Membership of Teaching Staff Pension Scheme Access to the GDST central training and development programme Up to 50% discount on fees for children at GDST schools Training grants for obtaining further qualifications Interest free annual season ticket loans for travel are available to staff Interest free loans to enable staff to buy a computer for personal use at home Cycle Scheme: The School is part of the scheme which enables staff to purchase bicycles and equipment at a tax advantageous rate and pay for the equipment over 12 months Free lunches during term time Accredited NQT induction For further details and to apply please click the "Visit website" button.

Closing date: Thursday 6th May 2021 (12pm) but early applications are welcomed.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 11th May 2021.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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