Teacher of Biology, Portsmouth

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The Portsmouth Grammar SchoolPortsmouth

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Portsmouth Grammar School is a leading co-educational school located in the historic heart of Portsmouth. The school is an IB World School and offers the IB Diploma alongside A Level. 

This vacancy represents an outstanding opportunity for a well-qualified graduate in Biology   to teach in a key department in this excellent school, which is renowned for its scientific tradition.  

Applications are invited for this full-time post, to start from September 2018. 

The school seeks a subject specialist, who inspires young people with their passion for Biology  and for teaching, and ensures all pupils reach their full potential.  Applications are invited from all those who meet the above criteria, whether they are newly qualified, or more experienced teachers or have yet to commence teacher training.   

The school offers excellent training and support to teachers at all stages of their career. PGS teachers convey passion for their subject and seek to maximise progress by knowing their pupils well and adapting their teaching accordingly.  

In addition to teaching Biology throughout the Senior School, the opportunity to teach some Chemistry and Physics at Key Stage 3 may also be available for a suitably qualified candidate. Prior experience of the IB Diploma is not required.

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute fully to the pastoral and co-curricular life of the Biology department and PGS.

Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 18 January.

PGS is committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure DBS check.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: High Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2LN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 239 236 0036
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The Portsmouth Grammar School is a co-educational, selective independent school for students aged 2-18, situated in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire.  Portsmouth Grammar is organised into a nursery, junior school and senior school. Despite bein...