Head of Biology, Bethnal Green, London

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Oaklands SchoolBethnal Green, London

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Start date: January or April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2c
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Biology

Salary: MPS / UPS plus TLR 2c (Inner London Scale) 

Required from January or April 2019

Oaklands School is a fully inclusive school with a wealth of opportunities for all learners to achieve their full potential. Our Progress 8 Scores are well above national average for the fifth year in a row. We are a school which serves the local community and promotes co-operation, responsibility and respect. 

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, ambitious and outstanding practitioner as Head of Biology to lead and co-ordinate the delivery of Biology at Key Stages 3-5. Biology at Oaklands is a high achieving and extremely popular subject at A level. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and role model for future scientists, have a proven track record of high outcomes for learners in Key Stages 3 - 5 and will be able to manage and lead a team of dedicated specialists and non-specialists alongside the Head of Faculty. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a high achieving school at GCSE and A level.  We have an outstanding and talented Science Faculty that was ranked in the top 5% nationally in terms of progress 8 (with an overall value added of 1.1). Higher attainers were ranked in the top 3% nationally in terms of progress 8 (value added score of 1.4). Last year 44% of students were entered for triple science. The overall progress 8 value was 1.7 for KS4 biology. 

At Oaklands we have highly committed and dedicated staff who work very hard so that our students can achieve their high expectations. If you think you can take our Science Faculty to greater heights, we look forward to hearing from you.

Oaklands is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be DBS checked.

For further details and an application pack: 

Telephone: 0207 613 1014 Email: hr@oaklandsschool.com

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 16th November 2018

Interviews will take place in the week beginning: 19th November 2018



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Old Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 6PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7613 1014

Oaklands is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in East London. It is a community state school as well as a NSS (National Support School] that provides support to other schools. A smaller than average ...