Teacher of Science and Biology (maternity cover), Bristol, City of

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Colston's SchoolBristol, City of
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Start date: Autumn Term 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving co-educational independent day school on the outskirts of Bristol. 

We are looking for a dynamic and highly capable Teacher of Science and Biology to join a successful and dynamic science department. This post is to cover maternity leave and is therefore offered on a temporary contract that is expected to run from the start of the Autumn Term 2020, 26th August 2020 up until May Half Term 2021. 

We are proud of our high academic standards and our innovative approach to the development of teaching and learning across the school but we also value the range of opportunities we provide for our pupils outside the classroom too.  The Science Faculty has strong links with local universities and delivers an exciting programme of co-curricular activities.  Uptake of STEM subjects in our Sixth Form is very high and a great many of our students go on to study STEM subjects at University or take up high-quality apprenticeships.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding classroom practitioner, a great communicator and will be able to demonstrate an excellent knowledge of KS3 and GCSE Science.  We would welcome applicants with an A Level specialism in Biology.

This post would suit either an NQT or a more experienced teacher seeking an opportunity for professional development.  Colston’s puts a strong emphasis on the career and professional development of its staff and encourages the sharing of excellent practice through its learning communities and wider investment in CPD activities.

Colston’s occupies a stunning thirty acre campus and has all of its facilities on-site. We are easily accessible from the motorway network and provide an outstanding holistic education for students aged from 11 to 18. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and other benefits including free school lunches during term time, free on-site parking and use of the school’s gym facilities. 

A willingness to contribute to the extracurricular life of this holistic school will be advantageous. In their supporting statements, applicants are requested to make clear their co-curricular interests or experience that they could offer the school.

Closing date for applications:  22nd February 2020

Interviews will be held on Friday 28th February 2020.

Colston’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).



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