Subject Leader Biology, Shropshire

Closing date:

Oswestry SchoolShropshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: N/A
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Applications are sought for a full-time subject leader of Biology to join us from September 2019. Sciences are popular at Oswestry School with good numbers for A-level each year. STEM-related courses at university are popular choices and we are also seeing increasing numbers looking at higher level apprenticeships in industry. There is a popular Science Society programme of lunchtime clubs and after school talks and events for those interested in extending their knowledge beyond the curriculum. The ability to teach A-level biology and to ensure that biology is represented as part of the co-curriculum is important.

For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Mr Russell Thomas, Head of Science or Miss Alison Sefton Deputy Head Academic,

Other responsibilities could be considered in combination with this role: Housemaster/mistress, Head of Section, and Assistant Head (co-curriculum). Please see the TES website for details.

Generous fee discounts for staff children, as well as a medical support package and use of facilities, help emphasise that Oswestry School is a community which cares for its employees.

Closing dates for the above position: Thursday 24 April 2019 at noon

Provisional interview dates for the above position: Friday 3 May, Monday 6 May or Wednesday 8 May 2019

The school reserves the right to offer the post at any stage in the appointment process or not to offer the post. 

For an application form and job description please contact:

Victoria Barker, Headmaster’s PA, Oswestry School, Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, SY11 2TL

Telephone 01691 655711 or email 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Oswestry School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2TL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1691 655711
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