Teacher of Science (A Level Biology Essential) - Key Stage 5 Co-ordinator, Heanor, Derbyshire

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Heanor Gate Science CollegeHeanor, Derbyshire
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS TLR2.1 (£2,668)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teacher of Science (A Level Biology Essential)

Key Stage 5 Co-ordinator (TLR2.1 £2668)

required for September 2018

As a result of promotions, we have an opportunity for an A Level biology teacher with a TLR 2.1 (£2668). Heanor Gate Science College, situated on the Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire border, are looking to appoint a dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic professional who combines excellent organisational and teaching skills with the ability to inspire and motivate students. The science faculty has a strong record of success at KS4 and 5 and was the top performing science faculty at KS4, within The Spencer Academies Trust. At KS5, we were in the top 2% of schools for A level biology attainment A*-C. The successful applicant will join a very committed, forward thinking and successful team. We are a ‘good’ school (Ofsted March 2017) with a strong commitment to ongoing professional development. 

This is the opportunity to work within a strong, supportive and friendly faculty with a track record of excellent external examination results and a collegiate approach to working.  This position is suitable for experienced teachers only.

We offer a supportive learning and working environment, allowing all students to make good progress and teachers to continuously develop. There is a comprehensive support package for all teachers who join the school, ensuring they are fully integrated to the ethos of the school and the trust. 

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff.

If you would like to discuss the role or have any queries, please contact Dr G Heald on gheald@heanorgate.derbyshire.sch.uk or telephone 01773 716396.

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at


In line with safer recruitment policies, references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications is 10:00am on Friday 27 April 2018.

Heanor Gate Science College is a member of the Spencer Academies Trust

Spencer Academies Trust is a medium sized Trust which is committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life. Our successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. Our mission statement for the Trust reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly-successful network of 12 schools (5 Secondary and 7 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire:

To improve the life chances of children and young people by raising aspirations and fulfilling potential, challenging and supporting all the schools within the Trust on their journey to and beyond outstanding and to achieve this by developing world-class leaders. 

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training. 

Job location

More about Heanor Gate Science College
Address: Kirkley Drive, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7RA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1773 716396