Teacher of Biology, Hereford, Herefordshire

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Hereford Sixth Form CollegeHereford, Herefordshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SFC Teachers pay
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Biology

1 x Fulltime (1.0) Permanent position 

SFC Teacher’s Pay Scale

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of a successful team at one of the country’s top sixth form colleges. Hereford Sixth Form College has over 2100 full-time 16-19 students and an excellent reputation for its results and extra-curricular provision.  Rated Ofsted outstanding in 2007; the College consistently achieves one of the highest Advanced Level points scores per entry of over 100 SFC’s nationally and has outstanding value added results as measured by both the ALIS and ALPS systems.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic and forward thinking Teacher of Biology to join our Department and add to the College’s continuing success. This post would be suitable for an experienced teacher or a newly qualified teacher looking for a supportive environment in which to develop their teaching skills. 

Biology is a very popular and successful subject with students consistently achieving outstanding results at A Level, both raw and value-added. The Eduqas specification is taught at A-level and the AQA specification for GCSE. In the last OFSTED inspection, the Science area was awarded a Grade 1 and described as ‘outstanding’.  

The person appointed will be expected to help maintain this record of high achievement as well as demonstrating an enthusiastic commitment to ensuring students enjoy the subject. All members of the Department work as a team to provide the best learning environment for the students.  Emphasis is placed on staff supporting each other and sharing good working practice. Biology teachers play a full part in the support and guidance structure of the College, principally acting as personal tutors.  The successful candidate will be expected to participate in this important aspect of College life.  

Closing Date: Thursday 19th April 2018 at 12 noon

Interview Date: Thursday 26th April 2018 

If you wish to have an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Andy Clarke, Head of Biology on 01432 355166. 

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy at any time. If you do not hear from us within 6 weeks of the closing date, you can assume your application has been unsuccessful at this time.    

For further information and to apply visit the College's website at www.hereford.ac.uk/jobs    All applications must be made on the College’s application form and sent to Kate Bateman, HR Officer, either via email hr@hereford.ac.uk or by post to Hereford Sixth Form College, Folly Lane, Hereford. HR1 1LU. 

We do not accept C.V.'s   

A satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure is required. 



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Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Folly Lane, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 1LU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1432 355166
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