Teacher of Biology, Kingston upon Thames

Closing date:This job has expired

Kingston Grammar SchoolKingston upon Thames

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

A Leading HMC Selective Co-Educational Day School with 820 pupils (11 – 18).

Conveniently located in the heart of Kingston upon Thames with a superb Sports Ground by the Thames opposite Hampton Court Palace. Easy access to central London by rail and road.

“Pupils exhibit very strong study skills and are able to think for themselves and work independently, due in large part to carefully planned and well-structured lessons and a curriculum that challenges and captivates pupils.” (ISI Inspection May 2017)

An enthusiastic and well-qualified graduate is required to join this dynamic and popular department.  The successful applicant will be able to teach throughout the School up to and including A level and Oxbridge entry. Experienced teachers and NQTs are welcome to apply.  

There is also an opportunity to be involved in the co-curricular life of the School relevant to your area/s of interest (Science Club, STEAM, Sport, Computer Science, CCF, DofE and lots more). 

Staff are remunerated through the Kingston Grammar School scale which tracks significantly above the national scale for teachers.

A job description, full person specification and application form can be downloaded via the Vacancies section on our website at www.kgs.org.uk/about/vacancies or by e-mailing the Human Resources department at hr@kgs.org.uk 

Potential applicants are welcome to contact the Head of Biology, Mike Rodgers, for an informal discussion about the role at: mrodgers@kgs.org.uk 

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday 30th April 2019

The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.  

Kingston Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

Registered Charity No. 1078461



More about Kingston Grammar School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 70 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 6PY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8546 5875
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Kingston Grammar School is one of the most successful co-educational schools in the country, and has a long tradition of developing individual talent and encouraging high aspirations. Our pupils are bright and enthusiastic; their joy in life and spir...