Subject Leader of Biology, Barnsley

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Horizon Community CollegeBarnsley

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 (or sooner)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2c
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for an inspirational and talented teacher to join our Science team from September 2019 (or sooner). Working with the Subject Leaders, you will monitor, support and drive the improvement of teaching and learning, with the view to further improving rates of progress for students studying Science.

You will report directly to the Subject Leaders for Science. The role will focus on teaching, learning and assessment, alongside the coaching and development of staff within the Science team. This role would suit an ambitious and consistently good or outstanding teacher looking to develop their career in middle leadership. You will benefit from a balanced timetable and the support of a very able and knowledgeable leadership team. An ability to develop and inspire young people and contribute to school improvement is essential. The ideal candidate will be a Biology specialist with experience of successfully driving standards within Science, across years 7 to 11.  

We welcome applications from colleagues who want to be part of a positive and forward thinking team at this exciting time for the school.  

To be successful, you will:

· engage and enthuse our learners through a commitment to outstanding teaching and learning;

· have high expectations of students and help to drive student aspirations;

· contribute to the development of a strong and forward-looking team;

· be innovative in your techniques to motivate and inspire young people;

· build positive relationships with staff, students and parents alike. 

We offer:

· relatively small class sizes;

· a calm teaching environment where behaviour for learning is good;

· superb career development opportunities;

· bespoke CPD opportunities to enhance professional growth;

· exceptional teaching and learning facilities and resources.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Dodworth Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 6PD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1226 704230
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Thank you for your interest in joining Horizon Community College. This is a truly unique opportunity to play a key role in shaping the provision of secondary education and lifelong learning opportunities within Barnsley. Opened in September 2012, Hor...