Teacher of Biology - Maternity Cover, Near Woking in Surrey

Closing date:

Gordon's SchoolNear Woking in Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £48,274 (Depending on experience & responsibilities)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Biology - Maternity Cover (1 year)

Up to £48,274

Required for January 2020

Possible single accommodation available
Outstanding NQT Programme

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GORDON’S SCHOOL  

West End, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9PT 

Tel:  01276 858084 

Head Teacher:   Mr Andrew Moss
Head Teacher's PA:  Mrs Jacqui George
Email:   jgeorge@gordons.school

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This is an exciting opportunity to teach GCSE and A Level Biology for one year at one of the most successful schools in England.    The role is suitable for NQTs.

We seek an enthusiastic graduate. High energy levels and good inter-personal skills will be essential.  

Set in a beautiful 45-acre Surrey site, the school enjoys excellent facilities and an aspirational learning environment. Recognised by HM Chief Inspector of Schools as one of England’s finest non-selective schools, Gordon’s has circa 840 students including 240 residential boarders and a thriving sixth form. 

We offer:

Attractive and spacious campus, within easy reach of London & M3/M4,
Well-resourced facilities,
Complimentary lunch,
A shorter academic year than most schools,
Free access to the on-site fitness centre and swimming pool,
Generous support for professional development,
Outstanding staff: professional, supportive and committed,
Exceptional students,
Possible single accommodation.

In 2019, the percentage of students achieving five or more GCSE grades 9-5, including English and mathematics, was 88%. The A*-C pass rate at A-Level was 93%, with 73% of the grades A* to B.  These results rank Gordon's amongst the top non-selective schools in England for progress and attainment.

Massively over-subscribed, Gordon’s size ensures that every pupil is well known and nurtured as an individual. The School has a very strong emphasis on academic standards, self-discipline and traditional values and aims to be much more than just outstanding examination results, providing abundant opportunities outside the classroom and exceptional pastoral care.  

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For further details visit the vacancies page on our website

Closing date for applications:  Monday 7th October at 10am
Interviews:  w/c 14th October

To apply: Complete the application form below and email it to jgeorge@gordons.school with a covering letter

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“Gordon’s is an outstanding school in every respect.”  OFSTED  

Gordon’s is a Boarding and Day School and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children - applicants must be willing to undergo appropriate screening including a DBS check



More about Gordon's School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: West End, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9PT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1276 858084
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Gordon’s is a non-selective, 11-18 school of 840 boys and girls.  Unusually for a state school it offers residential boarding facilities to 200 students. Founded in 1885, its historical links with General Charles Gordon have shaped the ethos and...