Teacher of Biology (maternity), Cheshire East

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Poynton High SchoolCheshire East
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Start date: February 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale/Upperscale
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We seek to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Biology teacher to join a highly successful and innovative team for a period of maternity cover.  This position offers someone with good communication and interpersonal skills a fantastic opportunity to join an ambitious and forward thinking school.  Applicants must be committed to delivering high standards of teaching and learning. 

You will have demonstrated an ability to teach all Science subject areas at Key Stage 3 and Biology to Key Stage 4. It would be beneficial to be able to teach Biology at KS5.. 

The Science Team has a successful track record in providing an excellent education to students at Poynton High School. Large numbers study the separate science subjects at GCSE and go on to study science at A level.  We are particularly proud of the destinations of students after A level and every year students’ progress to courses in Medicine or attend Russell Group universities, including Oxford and Cambridge.  In the past three years 45% of the Year 13 students who went to university have studied at Russell Group universities. 

Our school has served the families of Poynton, Disley, Adlington and surrounding areas since 1972 and we lie at the heart of this community’s learning needs.  We pride ourselves in our vision as a school which serves our community and look to establish a 0 – 90 Learning Village in partnership with our primary, secondary colleagues.  

Poynton High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject references and a satisfactory enhanced DBS Certificate.



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Address: Yew Tree Lane, Poynton, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 1PU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
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