Lead Teacher of Biology, Kensington and Chelsea

Closing date:

Kensington Aldridge Academy (KAA)Kensington and Chelsea

Date posted:
Start date: Summer 2020 or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (Inner London)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you someone who loves teaching inspiring and creative Biology? Is passionate about students achieving their full potential? Is seeking a leadership opportunity to make their mark on a fundamental area of the school curriculum?   If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

The role

We are looking to appoint a Lead Teacher of Biology to join our dynamic Science department in Summer/September 2020.  The role will either suit a Biology lead who is ready for a new challenge or a talented and ambitious Biology teacher, who is looking to develop their practice and leadership skills in a forward thinking, creative and high performing team.

What KAA offers?

  • Our Science department is made up of talented Chemists, Biologists and Physicists who all have a true passion for their subject areas.  The friendly team work very closely together and collectively make up a supportive network to enhance professional development.  
  • Our Biology curriculum has a large A-Level intake with over 100 students taking Biology at A-Level and many students choosing to study the subject at Russell Group universities.  
  • Our Science department has 5 state of the art, purpose-built science labs with the support from 2 highly-experienced technicians.  Our impressive facilities allow us the freedom to host innovative experiments which enrich the experience for our student's learning. 
  • The successful candidate will  play an active and fulfilling role in the running of the Science department including running academic medicine societies and enrichment classes.  
  • We are an oversubscribed Outstanding school within a diverse community of London's Notting Hill.  Having opened in new buildings in 2014, we have established the school's motto of 'intrepidus' in all aspects of school life and pursue the very highest standards in education, both inside the classroom and beyond.
  • We have a committed focus to staff well-being and we offer a variety of staff benefits such as free, weekly well-being activities and an extended half term in October.  

What you offer?

  • With a diverse student base, we are looking for someone who has the ability to motivate and inspire students to achieve their best 
  • Be committed to enhancing the classroom experience of all students so that they develop a passion for Science and a wider love of learning.
  • A Biology teacher who can provide effective and inspiring management to the department and become a mentor to junior members of the team

To apply, please click the 'apply' button where you'll be able to complete our online application form.

Closing date: 5pm on Monday 20th January 2020

Interview date: Monday 27th January 2020



More about Kensington Aldridge Academy (KAA)
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 1 Silchester Road, Kensington, London, W10 6EX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 207 313 5800
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KAA is an 11 – 18 academy situated in the heart of Notting Hill. We opened in brand new buildings in 2014 with just Year 7 and our facilities are second to none. We are now in our sixth year of operation and are a full school with 1,250 students in Y...