Head of Biology, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Closing date:New this week

St Helen and St KatharineAbingdon, Oxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: Required from September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Biology

Required from September 2019

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to lead a vibrant and strong department. Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong leadership and management skills, and have the ability to inspire students and staff.

Extensive subject knowledge is required, as well as a real enthusiasm for science and biology in particular. Being able to articulate and implement a clear vision for the future of biology at St Helen’s will be essential. In addition to teaching across the age and ability range, the post-holder will have pastoral responsibilities within their allocated year group.

All teaching staff are expected to contribute to the pastoral and enrichment programmes of the School. All staff share the responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the students, in accordance with the School’s safeguarding policies.

For full job details and an application form, please visit our website at: 

www.shsk.org.uk >The School >Working at St Helen’s.


Closing date: Tuesday 26 February 2019 at noon

Interviews: Monday 4 March 2019

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.   

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More about St Helen and St Katharine
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 9 - 18 years
Address: Faringdon Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1BE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1235 520 173
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 Founded on Christian values, we enable every girl to discover and develop her own strengths. St Helen & St Katharine is a school where success is celebrated but not revered and our goal is to ensure that every girl achieves success as she d...