Teacher of Biology (Maternity Cover) - Part or Full Time considered, Swiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

The UCL Academy, CamdenSwiss Cottage, London Borough of Camden

Date posted:
Start date: February 2019 or April 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS(£29,664-£48,244 DOE) + £1,500.00 additional allowance per annum
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and ambitious Teacher of Biology to join our popular and oversubscribed STEM specialist Academy.  This is an exciting opportunity for an energetic and inspirational teacher who is passionate about Science. Both experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers are encouraged to apply. We will consider both part-time and full-time positions. 

Science teachers at UCL Academy plan and teach a curriculum which is both inspiring and engaging and includes elements of cutting edge research. We have 6 dedicated science labs, 2 open learning spaces and a lecture theatre. Our links with University College London gives us access to unrivalled University laboratories with specialist equipment.  We aim to enrich our students with practical and real-life context self-directed activities. The iGEM competition, Global Experiment, CREST awards, Greenpower Electric Car' competition and Salter's chemistry festivals are encouraged, to extend the students beyond the curriculum and give them a chance to experience ‘genuine’ science.  We have very strong links to the Welcome Trust, The Crick Institute and the Queen Square Brain Bank. The extracurricular opportunities we provide are second to none. We would like you to join our team on our journey to ‘outstanding’.

Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, The UCL Academy is a mixed 11-19 year old Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden, United Kingdom. Priding ourselves on high academic aspirations, the Academy is celebrating another exceptionally successful year of A-level results, with our students securing places at some of Britain’s most prestigious universities including our sponsor University College London. Additionally, our GCSE students have again performed well above national average in core subjects. Our sponsor University College London provides a range of exciting academic opportunities and exposure to university life for pupils and staff alike. We offer iconic state-of-the-art facilities and the opportunity to work with the latest innovations in classroom technology.

Our sponsor, University College London, is among the top universities in the world and we benefit terrifically from this supportive partnership. Staff and students alike develop their teaching and learning in exciting ways informed by the latest research.  Staff from both institutions work collaboratively, with those from the university being used aspirationally with the academy’s students.

We Offer:

  • State-of-the-art classroom technology – including our unique Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration theatres for interactive teaching talks by visiting academics from University College London
  • Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development
  • Intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning 
  • An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources
  • Suitable IT equipment for all staff
  • A generous health care plan, including reimbursement for optical, dental, physiotherapy and a range of other areas, 24/7 GP access, online healthcare literature, access to trained counsellors and discounted membership at over 2,000 gyms nationwide
  • Staff wellbeing programmes, including blanking codes, staff yoga, wellbeing courses, counselling, allowances

How to Apply:

Visits are encouraged prior to making an application, to arrange please contact Faye Harrison on 0207 259 8770.

To apply please request an application pack from Faye Harrison at uclacademy@hays.com, or you can contact Faye on 0207 259 8770 for further information.  Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments. 

Closing Date:   Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at 12 noon

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.

Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful. 

The Academy have the right to interview and appoint before the closing date if necessary. 

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Adelaide Road, Swiss Cottage, Camden, London, NW3 3AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207 449 3080
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The UCL Academy is sponsored by UCL, a world-class, multifaculty, research-led university. UCL's vision is an innovative Academy for pupils aged 11 to 18. We are a comprehensive, co-educational, non-denominational, fully inclusive and an ac...