Head of Biology, Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey

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Box Hill SchoolMickleham, Dorking, Surrey

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Start date: January 2019 ( or sooner)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: According to BHS Trust scales
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


                                                                                            AGED 11-18

                                                                                        JANUARY 2019

                                                                                   HEAD OF BIOLOGY

 Box Hill School is a co-educational community of 425 girls and boys aged 11 to 18, whose educational ideals and practice are designed to get the best out of each student. The school follows the philosophy of Kurt Hahn, founder of Gordonstoun in Scotland: while placing academic work at the heart of a school, Hahn stressed the importance of an all-round education as a preparation for life. 

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified Head of Biology from January 2019. The right candidate will be able to teach up to and including Sixth Form (A level and/or IB) and have a clear vision of how to maximize achievement in our students and ensure that learning is an enriching and challenging experience for all. 

We aim to appoint colleagues who will involve themselves whole-heartedly within our community and who see teaching as a way of life, not just a job.

The school reserves the right to appoint at any time it sees fit. We welcome early applications and applications will be considered on receipt.

Apply by:                           Monday 1 October 2018 by 9am

Job start:                         January 2019 (or sooner)

Location:                          Surrey

Contract type :            Full time                      

Contract term:            Permanent  

 For more information on the position and to request an application pack please contact:
Maggie Lawrence
e-mail: maggie.lawrence@boxhillschool.com
Tel: 01372 384279 

Completed applications should be e-mailed and sent to:
Maggie Lawrence
Box Hill School, Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey RH5 6EA
Closing date: Monday 1 October

Please note: The deadline for applications is a guide only and the school reserves the right to interview and appoint sooner. Early applications are therefore encouraged.      


Box Hill is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share our commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.



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More about Box Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6EA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1372 373382
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