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Head of Biology

Head of Biology

North London Collegiate School


  • Expired
Generous salary scale
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
April or September 2018
Apply by:
8 December 2017

Job overview



Required for April or September 2018

An excellent opportunity for an exceptional Biology teacher to lead the Biology Department within a large and successful Science Department. The ability to communicate enthusiasm for the subject is essential. The post will involve teaching throughout the School from Year 7 to Sixth Form level. 

North London Collegiate School offers both A-levels and the International Baccalaureate Diploma in the Sixth Form.

Founded by Frances Mary Buss in 1850, the North London Collegiate School is a highly academic girls’ independent day school which occupies a superb 30 acre site in Canons Park, North West London. 

North London Collegiate School has its own generous salary scale. A salary review is conducted each year.

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter and complete an application form which is available, along with job details, on our website or alternatively you can request an application form and further details from the Deputy Heads’ PA:

Closing date: Friday 8th December 2017 at 12.00 midday

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. The successful candidate will be asked to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service for an Enhanced Disclosure.

Attached documents

About North London Collegiate School

North London Collegiate School is an independent all-through day school for girls, based in Edgware. Its motto translates from Latin as "in the hope of labour". There are 1,065 aged 4-18 on the school roll.

The school was founded by Frances Mary Buss at the family home in Camden in 1850. The current site was acquired in 1929, and the school was fully relocated in 1940. The main site is a country house built in the eighteenth century. Since 2011, North London Collegiate School has had a franchise school in South Korea.


Mrs Vicky Bingham

Values and vision

The school is proud of its tradition of producing independent and pioneering young women with the drive and confidence to make the most of opportunities and a difference in the world. North London Collegiate School combines academic excellence with a vibrant extracurricular life, an international outlook, excellent facilities and a warm community.

Pupils are shaped not just by the academic excellence of the teaching but by the spectacular environment in which they learn. As well as the beauty of the Old House, pupils and staff also experience and learn in the school’s expansive grounds and modern Performing Arts Centre.

ISI report

“The school successfully fulfils its aims to provide an ambitious academic education and to enable all pupils to recognise academic excellence. Pupils benefit from a broad and challenging curriculum and an outstanding range of extra-curricular activities, among which many are related to academic study.”

View North London Collegiate School’s latest ISI report

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Applications closed