Teacher of Biology, High Wycombe

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The Royal Grammar SchoolHigh Wycombe

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Single accommodation available  

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher to join the biology department. High standards pervade all aspects of the school’s life, and the students’ interest in and commitment to biology is particularly evident from their enthusiasm and motivation. The students are easily inspired to take their learning further and typically enjoy challenging activities with relish. We are keen to appoint someone to our team who has a passion for making a difference.

With its origins in the 13th Century, the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, was granted a Royal Charter by Queen Elizabeth I in 1562. Much has changed since, but RGS continues to enjoy a reputation as one of the leading state selective schools in the country having been consistently rated ‘outstanding’. 

We have high academic standards, excellent examination results and consistently feature as one of the top 60 state schools in England. Almost all students progress to university with 15–20 attending Oxford or Cambridge each academic year. We offer a huge range of co-curricular experiences, the extent of which is, I believe, unparalleled in the state sector. 

Our innovative teachers deliver a high-quality classroom experience underpinned by our RGS Ethos of Learning. Exceptional pastoral care ensures that, in a large school, every boy is known as an individual.

We encourage all Wycombiensians to be self-confident, positive, healthy and enquiring young men who acquire the qualities of tolerance and respectfulness embodied through a modesty of manner. 

Most of our students are day boys. Boarding, however, has a unique capacity to shape the lives of young people and RGS offers this provision to 70 boys as one of 40 state boarding schools. Boarding plays a substantial role within the life of the School.

To see the full range of activities undertaken at the school, we would encourage you to visit our website www.rgshw.com.

Please complete the application form. Further information should be added to the ‘supporting statement’ section in the form. If you wish to send your cv, please email it directly to the Headmaster’s PA at dmc@rgshw.com

Closing date: 19 March 2018

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More about The Royal Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Amersham Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 6QT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 524955
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