Science Teacher (Biology) and/or Head of Year, Cambridgeshire

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Hinchingbrooke SchoolCambridgeshire

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR1a for Head of Year
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Science Teacher (Biology)

We seek to appoint a well-qualified, professional teacher of Biology who is capable of teaching both A-level and GCSE. 

The successful candidate will be expected to be an excellent classroom practitioner. Above all else, the candidate will be enthusiastic about their work with young people and have a genuine concern for their development as individuals.

Head of Year 10 (TLR 1a £7,622)

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Year 10, a year group of 300 students, who will join our team of highly motivated staff. The successful candidate will oversee and support the pastoral and academic progress of students along with the non-teaching SSO (Student Support Officer).

The above two key appointments are required for January 2018 and could be one post.

Hinchingbrooke School is academically focused offering a very pleasant working environment, once described by the Daily Telegraph as "the most beautiful state Secondary School in the country". Being close to the railway station and with ample parking, it is a larger than average comprehensive (11-18) school with academy status and a number of unique features, including a full scale theatre and a new £2.5m Sports hall incorporating a full gym.

The school has a well established reputation for being aspirational and high achieving, with a progress 8 score in the top 25% last year. The science department is large and successful with a full complement of technicians and well equipped labs. Our students are proud of their school, exercise their leadership through a number of student councils and leadership schemes and the school campus and historic house offer an exceptionally pleasant working environment which helps to "inspire excellence, and fulfil potential". The school offers a bespoke CPD programme, has strong links with other networks, including membership of the Discovery Teaching School Alliance, a plethora of extra-curricular and cross-curricular working opportunities and is in a partnership with another local secondary school.


For an application pack and full details of all of our current posts can be found on the website: 

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More about Hinchingbrooke School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Brampton Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3BN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1480 375 700
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Hinchingbrooke School is a large co-educational secondary school and sixth form in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. At its most recent inspection there were 1,872 students aged 11-18 on the school roll, including 387 in 16-19 study programmes. The school ...