Biology Teacher, Hertfordshire

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Bushey Meads SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: April/September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,859 - £40,520 (London Fringe)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teachers’ Main Pay Scale/Upper Pay Scale (London fringe)

Do you have a passion for teaching Science and Biology in particular?

Are you able to enthuse and motivate students to bring out the best in them?

From April 2019 / September 2019 we are looking to appoint an outstanding Science teacher who is determined to make a difference and has a proven track record of success.   We want to recruit the very best teachers who can consistently teach good or outstanding lessons and additional remuneration is available for an exceptional candidate.

Science is taught from KS3 to KS5 with the individual specialisms being offered at KS4 and KS5 and, ideally, we are looking for someone who can teach Biology to KS5.  The successful candidate will be forward thinking, capable of inspiring students through their passion for the subject, have a firm belief in the potential of all students and encourage all to ‘Aspire to Achieve’.   The Faculty is led by an experienced leader who is well supported by a skilled, enthusiastic and talented team of dedicated science teachers and technicians.  Science is fully equipped and classrooms have interactive whiteboards and generous curriculum resources.  

Applications are welcome from NQTs, from more experienced colleagues who are looking for a change or even for someone considering returning to teaching where you will be fully supported back into the classroom.  We offer excellent NQT support including a bespoke programme of training and mentors and there are excellent opportunities for professional development.  

Bushey Meads School is part of the growing Bushey St James Trust and is a great place to work.  The school is ranked as the 5th most popular school in Hertfordshire (School Guru) with its popularity still rising.  We have strong links with local primary schools where good practice and ideas are shared across the Trust.  Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by and local bus routes are only a short walk.  

Heavily subsidised childcare is offered as a package with all posts within Bushey St James Trust (BSJT).  For more information about the BSJT Little Gems Day Care Nursery please contact Rachael Coombs, BSJT Business Manager, through the HR Team on 020 8955 8833.

Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website www.busheymeads.org.uk along with further information about the school. Alternatively, please contact the HR team on 020 8955 8833

If you are interested in applying for this full time position, please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal.  Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: vacancies@busheymeads.org.uk by the deadline.  Please note that CV’s and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 28th January 2019 (midday)

Interviews: To be confirmed 

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people.  We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.  

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

‘Our School has a Mind to be Kind’

Aspire to Achieve




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More about Bushey Meads School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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About us:

Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...