Teacher of Biology, Skipton

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Skipton Girls' High SchoolSkipton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Skipton Girls’ High School, co-founder of Northern Star Academies Trust, are seeking to recruit an outstanding Teacher of Biology to join our strong, vibrant staff team.

About Skipton Girls’ High School

We provide an excellent and challenging education which seeks to enable all students to make maximum progress in their learning and gain a great sense of personal development and achievement. We strongly believe in personalisation and encouraging enquiring minds. The school highly values the importance of developing a community environment in which mutual respect and individual talents are nurtured. 

As a Biology Teacher you will be fully supported by an experienced team of science teachers and technicians who share a vision of effective teaching and learning founded on collaborative planning, assessment and instruction, and who help each other to continually improve practice. We have an open-door culture and reflective ethos where we use lesson study to learn from each other all the time. 

About You

We are looking for an ambitious and inspiring teacher to uphold our high quality of teaching. You will be able to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of teaching, learning and personalisation strategies and be responsible for maintaining the highest quality of monitoring and evaluating whilst improving the standard of achievement for all students. You will be confident in your abilities to teach effectively across all Key Stages (3, 4 and Post 16) and a specialism in Biology is essential. You will be adept in creating a supportive, encouraging and safe learning environment for students of all diverse backgrounds. We welcome applications from NQTs as well as experienced teachers. 

This is a great opportunity to join a growing and thriving Multi-Academy Trust and a highly experienced Teaching School Alliance (Northern Lights TSA) to develop your career in a Nationally recognised school of excellence. 

Why not come and visit us?

Our CEO/Executive Headteacher, Jenn Plews NLE, is happy to meet with potential candidates to talk about her vision and values for the Trust and school. Visits can be arranged by contacting Mrs S Evans: CEO and Executive Headteacher’s PA direct on 01756 707609 or email evanss@sghs.org.uk.

Start date – September 2018

Closing date for applications – Noon, Monday 23rd April 2018

Interviews to be held – Week commencing 30th April 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours expected at SGHS. 

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More about Skipton Girls' High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Gargrave Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1QL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1756 707600
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