Head of Biology, Wandsworth, London

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Bolingbroke AcademyWandsworth, London

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Start date: June or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Head of Biology
Contract term: Permanent


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Biology

to join our growing Academy 

Bolingbroke Academy, a secondary school for 11-18 year olds, welcomed its first Year 7 pupils in September 2012, with another 120 pupils joining every year until the school is fully subscribed in 2018. Bolingbroke Academy provides a first class learning environment based on outstanding teaching, great relationships and excellent facilities. Our staff are pivotal to our success and as part of the Bolingbroke and wider Ark schools team, you will have the opportunity to work with great colleagues and develop your career through our professional development programme. 

We are looking to recruit a motivated and inspiring Head of Biology to join our successful Science department from April or September 2018. The successful applicant will be a strong and engaging teacher who will join a team of teachers committed to delivering outstanding teaching and learning that supports all pupils to achieve their full potential. 

The ideal candidate will:

· have experience of teaching at an outstanding level

· have demonstrable evidence of raising attainment in an urban, multicultural setting  

· be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses

· have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils

· possess a strong desire to develop an outstanding department by creating a culture where learning is greatly valued by all 

· have experience of working in a challenging classroom environment, implementing and developing schemes to improve behaviour         

·  have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils

· be passionate about their subject and a committed team player;

· be able to motivate and inspire pupils;

· have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of Bolingbroke Academy’s pupils;

· be committed to Bolingbroke Academy’s ethos of high expectations. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

· teach within a growing academy;

· ensure the high quality delivery of Biology lessons across all key stages

· be responsible the outcomes achieved by Biology groups following GCSE Combined Science, GCSE Biology and A-Level Biology courses.

· join a network of ARK schools and gain access to an exclusive range of benefits, including reduced gym membership and a comprehensive CPD provision.

Please apply at https://goo.gl/6Giyur and submit your application no later than 11am on on Tuesday 27th March 2018.

For further information please contact the recruitment team on hr@arkbolingbrokeacademy.org or 020 7924 8200. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged.

Deadline:    11am on Tuesday 27th March 2018

Location:    Wandsworth, London

Start date:  June or September 2018

Salary: Ark MPS (£29,377 - £39,982) or UPS (£44,707 - £48,814) (Inner London), depending on experience, plus TLR 2B (£4442).

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

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More about Bolingbroke Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wakehurst Road, Battersea, London, SW11 6BF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7924 8200
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Bolingbroke Academy is a new 11-18 academy in Wandsworth, opening with its first cohort of year 7 pupils in 2012 and set to grow year on year.

Bolingbroke Academy was founded after a campaign for a non-selective local school by Battersea parents and ...