Head of Biology and Life Sciences, Chelmsford

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St John Payne Catholic SchoolChelmsford

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/TUPS + TLR 2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for September 2019


We are seeking to appoint an experienced and creative science teacher with the ability and vision to lead our successful Biology department. The successful candidate will demonstrate the skills necessary to lead the department – both teachers and technicians - through a period of curriculum change and to formulate and institute new schemes of work and study patterns for the life sciences as a part of Single Subject and Combined Science GCSE, as well as at 'A' Level. 

St. John Payne is a very popular, heavily oversubscribed school which enjoys an excellent reputation for academic progress and pastoral care, founded on the Gospel values that underpin our support of young people to become the best version of themselves.

For an application pack please contact the school office or, to download a pack, follow the link from the ‘Vacancies’ section of our website www.sjp.essex.sch.uk

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and fitness to work declaration.

Closing Date:  Midday Wednesday 23rd January 2019

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More about St John Payne Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Patching Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 4BS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1245 256030
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  • Foster a community where life is lived according to Gospel values and the teachings of the Catholic Church.

  • Help each and every student realise their full potent...