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Teacher of Science (Biology specialist)

King Alfred SchoolBarnet

Fixed term 

The King Alfred School is looking for a talented teacher to join our exceptional and innovative school for a year from January 2022, with the possibility of extending the contract until July 2023.

You will:

  • Play a full part in a successful and experienced Science team 
  • Teach a whole timetable, including exam classes
  • Have the opportunity to be involved in the wider life of the school community.

The King Alfred School (aka ‘KAS’) is a progressive independent school in idyllic grounds in North London. Our independence means that we can be take a holistic approach to education and value the progress young people make in all areas. Class sizes are small and our informal, friendly environment is highly supportive for both students and staff.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experiences: 

  • Relevant teaching experience, including of exam classes;
  • A good honours degree and QTS
  • A track record of imaginative, challenging, successful teaching
  • The ability to establish warm, constructive relationships with students, parents and staff
  • A passion for holistic, forward-thinking education.

For this post, we welcome applications from NQTs, and from colleagues who have both recently qualified and those with greater levels of experience.

If you are a passionate Biologist, reflective, imaginative, and keen to contribute your expertise to our community, then we would very much like to hear from you.

To apply for this role please visit our website and apply using our online Application Form. 

Closing date for applications:  Noon, Monday 27 September 2021

Interviews: week commenting Monday 4 October 2021

All members of the King Alfred School community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

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