Head of Biology, Southwark

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

City of London Academy (Southwark)Southwark

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to UPS3 (Inner London) + Academy TLR £4,393
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Biology

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Biology to develop the strategic direction, leadership and management of Biology in our Science Faculty. You will be able to teach KS3-5 classes and will work with the Head of Science and in collaboration with our dynamic science team to show the motivation, organisation and commitment required to achieve ambitious targets and exceed expectations both within your faculty and for the Academy as a whole. 

You must:

  • Have strong leadership skills
  • Have a good proven track record in raising attainment and accelerating progress
  • Be an excellent teacher with consistently ‘Good’ or 'Outstanding' classroom practice
  • Have high expectations of themselves and others
  • Be a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have excellent subject knowledge
  • Encourage investigative and practical work in science to drive learning
  • Be flexible and a good team player

The City of London Academy is a vibrant and innovative educational community in the heart of Bermondsey. We are part of the prestigious City of London Family of Schools sponsored by the City of London. We are proud of our City heritage and value the opportunities it brings through the Guilds and Livery Companies. These serve as an aspirational bridge for our community. In addition, our offer is enriched through collaboration with our sister schools, both private and state. Our new dedicated Sixth Form Centre opened in September 2017 and accommodates the increased demand for Sixth Form places offering the broadest curriculum in state of the art facilities.

All applications must be made on the online TES application form. CVs will not be accepted.  Further details about the academy are also available from the academy website at: www.cityacademy.co.uk.

The City of London Academy (Southwark) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers.

Closing date: 2 February 2018

Start date: April 2018.

Interviews: Will be held as and when applications are received.

Appointment: We may appoint more than one candidate.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: 240 Lynton Road, London, SE1 5LA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7394 5100
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The City of London Academy is located in the heart of Bermondsey and provides a well-structured and disciplined environment, which encourages students to creatively stretch their academic limits. Sponsored by The City of London, we aim to provide a b...