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Teacher of Biology (maternity cover)

Ripley St Thomas Church of England AcademyLancaster

We are looking for a Teacher of Biology to cover a maternity leave from January 2022.  

Please see the applicant information pack for full details.

We can offer:  

  • A school with a distinctive Christian mission, ethos and strong traditions, dating back to 1864   
  • The opportunity to work in a school graded as outstanding in all areas by both Ofsted and SIAMS (Church school inspection)   
  • A highly achieving 11-18 school with consistently excellent results at GCSE and A Level   
  • Fantastic pupils who are hardworking, enthusiastic and well behaved so that you can focus on your core purpose – teaching   
  • Supportive and aspirational parents   
  • A dedicated, enthusiastic and highly professional staff team   
  • A professional working environment in which all staff are valued, listened to and able to fully use their gifts and talents.   
  • An environment where teacher workload and well-being is taken seriously   
  • A sensible feedback policy which encourages the use of whole class feedback   
  • Excellent schemes of learning and resources, as well as a staff team who are keen to share ideas, resources and best practice   
  • No graded lesson observations – feedback is formative and developmental   
  • The opportunity to contribute to outstanding teacher training as part of the Ripley TSA SCITT   
  • The opportunity to teach A Level in our large and expanding Sixth Form   
  • Excellent teaching resources and facilities, from the Grade 2* listed Chapel to brand new buildings and facilities   
  • Co-curricular sporting facilities for staff including fully equipped gym, swimming pool and running track

Closing date: midday on Monday 13 December 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. In line with our safeguarding policies we are unable to accept CVs.

Along with your application form, please also provide a letter (of no more than 2 sides, using Tahoma 11 font) outlining your experience relative to the job description and person specification.

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