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Teacher of Biology (maternity cover)

The Godolphin and Latymer SchoolHammersmith, London

Teacher of Biology

Full time

Temporary (maternity cover)

For the academic year 2021/2022

The Godolphin and Latymer School is one of the country’s leading independent day schools for girls, located on a six acre site in Hammersmith, London.  The School’s facilities are excellent, making it an exciting place to learn and work.  The students at Godolphin and Latymer receive unrivalled academic and pastoral support and outstanding examination results are achieved.

Subjects within the large and thriving Science Faculty are extremely popular.  Taught by specialist teachers and supported by dedicated technical staff, a range of new technologies is used in a modern suite of well-equipped classrooms and laboratories to facilitate effective learning.  There is a strong focus on skills development and independent learning and high importance is placed on hands-on practical work.  

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a well-qualified and inspirational Biologist to join the school on a fixed purpose (maternity cover) contract, from 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022.  The post-holder will teach across the school on a full time basis.  The ability to work successfully as a member of an enthusiastic and proactive team, with an energetic and willing approach, is essential.

The ability to teach up to GCSE and A Level/IB is essential.  Experience of teaching the IB, and/or experience of supporting applications to highly competitive university courses, would be desirable.  We currently teach OCR Biology at A Level and Edexcel IGCSE at GCSE.

All members of the department play a role in the extensive extra-curricular life of the faculty and our students enjoy participating in a wide range of additional activities, in a stimulating and fun learning environment.  All staff are expected to contribute to the thriving extra-curricular programme on offer at the School.

The salary will be commensurate with the post and will depend upon qualifications and experience.

Accommodation may be available for new staff in a local six-unit property.

Please refer to the recruitment information booklet for further details about the role.  Fully completed application forms should be returned to as soon as possible.  Please note that applications must be made on the school’s application form.  CVs alone will not be accepted.

There is no closing date for this vacancy.  Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage.

The 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.

The Charity called The Godolphin and Latymer School (charity registration number 312699) is administered by The Godolphin and Latymer School Foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee (Company number 3598439).

THE GODOLPHIN AND LATYMER SCHOOL, Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 0PG.

HMC/GSA 800 girls, 11-18 (220 in the Sixth Form). 

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