Teacher of Biology, Bromley

Closing date:

St Olave's Grammar SchoolBromley

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS or UPS, Outer London remuneration
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

St. Olave’s Grammar School

Teacher of Biology


September 2020

MPS or UPS, Outer London remuneration

St. Olave’s Grammar School is a recently Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ forward-looking selective Church of England school where our naturally able and inquisitive pupils are a delight to teach. The school prioritises the wellbeing, dignity and morale of its staff and pupils, actively investing in CPD as we very much feel that people make our environment. 

We seek an enthusiastic and inspiring biologist with a good degree who will relish the challenge of teaching very bright students in this outstanding department in one of the nation’s top Grammar Schools.  Biology is one of the most popular choices for A-Level students, with currently six sets in Year 12 and five sets in Year 13. Most of these students will move on to Russell Group Universities, including Oxford and Cambridge, with many reading Medicine, Biomedical Sciences and Biological Sciences. You will be joining a dynamic, cohesive and well-resourced faculty, and will be expected to teach Biology at GCSE and A-Level. Excellent subject knowledge and a commitment to keeping abreast of new ideas in the field of Biological Sciences will be important, as will your ability to challenge and inspire young people to enjoy the fascination of this subject and to pursue individual research into areas of interest.

This position would suit either an NQT, or an experienced teacher looking to further their career. Leadership opportunities and corresponding remuneration are available for the right applicant. 

If you are looking for a new challenge or you are starting your career, then please do come and visit us or explore our website further. The atmosphere in our School is truly unique – it is a community which is welcoming, caring and inspiring. 

Being a member of staff at St. Olave’s Grammar School, allows you to access:

• Competitive salaries and pay progression

• Extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• A Cycle to Work scheme

• Competitive terms and conditions of employment

• Membership of the staff association, which includes free tea and coffee throughout the day

• School gym and yoga classes 

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and St. Olave’s Grammar School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

St. Olave’s Grammar School is committed to the safeguarding of children and all appointments will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Further details from


E-mail: ttaylor@saintolaves.net

Tel: 01689 820101

Closing date: Midday on Monday, 24 February 2020

More about St Olave's Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Goddington Lane, Orpington, Kent, BR6 9SH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1689 820101
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St. Olave’s enjoys a reputation as one of the leading Grammar Schools in the country with a strong focus on scholarship combined with cultural enrichment. We are a Voluntary Aided selective Church of England school which admits 4 forms of entry of bo...