Teacher of Biology, Northampton

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Abbeyfield SchoolNorthampton

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Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Biology MPS/UPS

Required from September 2019 (an earlier start date is possible) 

Closing date for applications- 9am, Friday 14th Dec 2018 

Interviews- Monday 17th December 2018 

Abbeyfield School is an exciting and supportive place to work. There is a commitment to team work at all levels in the school and we work together to provide outstanding opportunities for our students supported by cutting edge facilities. We are committed to high quality teaching and learning as demonstrated through our Quality First Teaching Charter. We seek and embrace strategies to inspire and support our students. We became an academy with Creative Education Trust in October 2012. We have 1300 students between the ages of 11 and 19 and employ over 130 staff; this includes teaching, support and technical staff. Abbeyfield School is a good school (Ofsted May 2016) and is continuing to be highly successful. 

Our Science faculty is rapidly improving, supportive team of subject experts. The Department is well-resourced and work collaboratively to provide the best opportunities and provision for learning. 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented teacher of Biology. If you would like to join us at this exciting time we would like to hear from you. Pre-application visits are welcomed and the Science team will be delighted to meet you. Applications from NQTs are welcome as are those from more experienced teachers. 

For this teaching post, we are looking to appoint someone who: 

· Is a talented, dynamic and an ambitious teacher, who can ensure good progress for all pupils

· Can inspire and facilitate high quality learning through engaging and effective teaching techniques.

We can also offer: 

· High quality accommodation next to the school if required. Competitive rental rates and no travel costs offer a financial advantage.

· The opportunity to achieve career development

· Access to our Simply Health healthcare scheme for you and your children (up to the age of 18)

For more information and to apply, please download an application form and job description from the Abbeyfield School website www.abbeyfieldschool.org.uk. Completed applications should be returned for the attention of HR by post, to the main school address or via email to recruitment@abbeyfieldschool.org.uk. Visits to the school are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Jenny Pullin on 01604 763616. 

Abbeyfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer

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More about Abbeyfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Mereway, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 8BU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 763616
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Abbeyfield School is an 11-18 school, predominately serving the South East of Northampton, although students are welcome to apply for a place from across the town.

The school enjoys excellent new buildings that meet the needs of learning in the 21st C...