Teacher of Biology, Bexley

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Townley Grammar SchoolBexley

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS + Outer London Weighting
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Full Time Biology Teacher

Required from September 2019

MPS + Outer London Weighting

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the top performing schools in Bexley. Townley Grammar School is a multicultural girls’ selective school with a specialism in Performing and Visual Arts with Mathematics and Computing.

Rated as Outstanding by OFSTED in November 2015, some of the key findings are: 

• Teaching is outstanding. Teachers are passionate about their subjects, have high expectations and excellent subject knowledge. They support the leadership of the academy in its ambitious vision of success and the very best for all pupils. 

• The Headteacher and senior leaders are relentless in their drive for the very best outcomes for pupils at the academy 

• Pupils behave exceptionally well in lessons and around the academy site. They are polite and engaging. They fully appreciate what the academy offers them and have excellent attitudes to learning. 

We are looking for an ambitious and inspirational teacher of Biology to join a well resourced and highly skilled Science department.  This is an excellent opportunity to educate bright and engaging students in a large and progressive school with over 1500 on roll including a co-educational sixth form of over 400.  Candidates must be able to teach Biology to A Level and the ability to teach another science at KS4 would be desirable. A position of responsibility may be available to the right candidate.

We provide a full and robust induction programme for all new members of staff, as part of the school’s Staff Development Programme, with further support for staff new to the teaching profession. We encourage professional development across the school including opportunities to share ideas for improving teaching and learning. 

Townley Grammar School is committed to the wellbeing and happiness of staff.  We have an extensive programme of wellbeing sessions for all staff and are committed to providing a positive and supportive working environment for all.

We offer a bespoke and personalised range of pathway opportunities, including NPQML, NPQSL and opportunities to study for a Diploma or Masters with Buckingham University.  This position will provide a sound foundation for further promotion within the Odyssey Trust and beyond.

Completed application forms should be returned by Monday 20th May.

Interviews will take place on Thursday 23rd May.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The school is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

The school operates a no smoking policy.

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More about Townley Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Townley Road, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7AB, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8304 8311
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