Biology Teacher, Reading

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Kendrick SchoolReading

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

A well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Biology is required at this very successful 11-18 girls’ grammar school in Reading. Applicants need to be able to teach Biology throughout the school including A Level and Science at KS3. Kendrick School is a centre of academic excellence with a track record of high performance and achievement. The Biology Department has benefitted from Specialist School status and there are large numbers of students who study the subject at A Level with many students going on to study Biology related subjects at university.

This position would suit a recently qualified teacher or more experienced teacher who is able to impart passion and enthusiasm for the subject to highly motivated, creative and engaging students. Kendrick School has a very good track record of developing NQTs and the successful candidate would be joining a supportive and experienced department. There would be opportunities for professional development within the department and the school as a whole.

Kendrick School is a high achieving selective school for girls aged 11-18. It is a specialist school in Science, Mathematics and Languages. Over the years Kendrick has built and maintained an impressive record of the highest academic standards and achievements. It is now acknowledged as being amongst the very best state schools in the country. Kendrick is proud of its superb reputation and also the opportunities it affords its students to participate in an all round education where their thirst for knowledge and love of learning is nurtured in a secure and caring environment. Kendrick aims to celebrate and value the traditions of the past and the challenges of the future. The school combines the virtues of a traditional grammar school while confidently embracing modern approaches to teaching, learning, technology, management and leadership.

Visits to the school are welcome. 

An application form and pack can be downloaded from the school website or obtained by emailing

Closing date: Tuesday 20 March 2018.

Interviews to take place by Thursday 29 March 2018.

(We reserve the right to close the application process early if a suitable candidate becomes available.)

Kendrick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure & Barring Service. Kendrick School is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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More about Kendrick School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: London Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5BN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 901 5859
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