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Head of Biology

King Edward VI SchoolSouthampton

We are seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic Biology specialist to lead this lively and successful department full-time. All pupils take separate sciences including Biology at GCSE; over 50 students per year take the subject at A-level, achieving outstanding results. The Science faculty has recently been completely refurbished and the Biology department enjoys excellent modern facilities. The successful candidate will be expected to teach across all ages and provide strong and imaginative leadership for the department and within the Science faculty. 

The post would be equally suitable for an experienced teacher with leadership aspirations, or an experienced Head of Department. A willingness to contribute to the School’s wide range of co-curricular activities is expected. The School uses 1-1 technology to enhance teaching and learning. 

King Edward’s has its own generous salary scale, as well as the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, Healthcare scheme and a reduction in school fees. There is also on-site accommodation available for single occupancy. 

Further details and application forms are available from our website via the Apply button. Alternatively, contact Roz Read, HR Assistant by email:

CVs are not an acceptable alternative to the school application form. 

Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 24 February 2021. 

Interview date: w/c 1 March 2021. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with the Disclosure & Barring Service and past employers.

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