Head of Biology, Redbridge

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Woodbridge High School & Language CollegeRedbridge

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Start date: January, April or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS TLR 1a £7,857
Contract term: Permanent

Woodbridge High School is a successful school situated in the heart of Woodford Green, North East London.  It is fully comprehensive with an ethnically and socially diverse intake. The school has a strong and distinctive ethos of ‘Pride in Achievement’ and enjoys an excellent reputation within the local community. The outstanding 6th form achieves impressive results year after year. We are currently looking for an experienced & inspirational teacher of Biology to lead our team.

The Science department offers:

  • A 3yr KS4 programme of study with both triple science and combined science offered to students.
  • The opportunity to deliver your subject specialism from Y9 onwards, with guaranteed A-level teaching.
  • A strong emphasis on practical work in all subjects, at all key stages.
  • Improving results at GCSE and A Level in Biology.
  • Rising numbers of students at KS5 in Biology 
  • Well-resourced departmental shared resources, with access to e-text books and differentiated materials.
  • A supportive and enthusiastic department including a committed team of technicians.
  • The opportunity to innovate and lead the Biology department as they continue to develop the delivery of the new A-level and GCSE Programmes of Study.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have a strong belief in comprehensive education
  • Have the ability to deliver excellent student outcomes
  • Be an innovative and inspirational teacher
  • Be committed to their personal and professional development
  • Make a positive contribution to the school’s distinctive ethos
  • Have the experience of teaching a full age and ability range.
  • Have the ability to teach Biology to A Level
  • Expertise in using ICT for Learning would be an advantage

Woodbridge High School offers you:

  • The opportunity to work in a highly regarded school
  • A welcoming and friendly staff body
  • Motivated, well-behaved and friendly students
  • Opportunities for rapid career development and promotion
  • Access to state of the art sports and leisure facilities
  • Tailored professional development and training
  • A comprehensive staff wellbeing package

 

Woodbridge High School is committed to working with local schools and leads on many aspects of school improvement and inter-school development. We would like you to consider being part of our team at this exciting time in our development.

The school is committed to promoting and safe-guarding the welfare of children.  All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and overseas checks where necessary.

Further details about the school, about the post and an application form are available from the school either by phoning 020 8504 9618, or by e-mailing hdalby@woodbridge.redbridge.sch.uk or they can be downloaded from the website www.woodbridgehigh.co.uk

Closing date:  Friday, 16th November at 9.00 am

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within a week of the closing date.  Please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard within that time frame.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: St. Barnabas Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 7DQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8504 9618
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Woodbridge High School and Language College is a mainstream, co-educational, non-denominational secondary school and sixth form for students aged 11-19. It is situated in Woodford Green, Essex, and there are 1,620 pupils on its roll.

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