Head of Department Biology, Woodstock

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The Marlborough Church of England SchoolWoodstock

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale/Threshold + TLR2.1
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Marlborough School

Shipton Road, Woodstock, Oxon OX20 1LP

Tel : 01993 811431 Fax : 01993 813530

Email : admin.4560@marlborough.oxon.sch.uk

Website : www.marlborough.oxon.sch.uk

Principal : Mr Andrew Hanlon

This is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school of 1000+ pupils situated 8 miles north-west of Oxford in the beautiful town of Woodstock. The school is popular, has an excellent reputation and is over-subscribed in Year 7 and Year 12.

Head of Biology

Commencing : 1st September 2018

Salary : Mainscale/Threshold (TLR 2.1)

We are looking to recruit an outstanding Teacher of Science to have lead responsibility for Biology. This is a great opportunity to join and contribute to our already successful Department which recruits well at A Level in all science specialisms. An imperative is a drive and passion for your subject and a commitment to raising the expectations and achievement of all pupils. This is a unique opportunity to become part of a highly-motivated, professional and ambitious Science team and to have a real impact on learning across the school. 

In return, we offer candidates: 

· fantastic, friendly students; 

· an ambitious and caring culture based on shared values; 

· committed, professional and well- qualified colleagues; 

· strong support from colleagues, parents and Governors; 

· flourishing partnerships with our primary schools and the local community; 

· excellent CPD and lots of opportunities for career progression;

· a dynamic and forward looking environment that will enable you to grow and flourish as a teacher. 

The excellent attitudes and behaviour of our students means that you are able to teach the subject that you love. Our school is a happy place to work and learn.

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school prior to applying for the post. Further details and an application form are available on the school’s website. Only applications completed on the school’s application form will be accepted. 

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 21st February 2018 at midday

Interview Date : Monday 26th February 2018

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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More about The Marlborough Church of England School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Shipton Road, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1LP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1993 811431
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