Job Description

Job Title
Biology Teacher
School / Department
Senior School
Job Status
Salary Code
Work Days / Hours
191 days @ 8 hours per day
Eligible Applicants
Position Start Date
As soon as possible
Application Deadline
Until filled
Reports to
Rachel Cannon, Headteacher
Requisition Number

We are looking for a Biology teacher who will form part of a dynamic and highly successful Science Department.  The position is responsible for teaching Biology to students in KS 3 and for the delivery of the (I)GCSE Biology and GCE A-level courses for students in KS 4 and KS 5.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be able to effectively:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the safety and security of children and young people (child protection)
  • Plan and deliver lessons in accordance with the goals and objectives of a clearly defined and documented curriculum
  • Demonstrate creativity and innovation
  • Deliver an active, hands-on and student-centred programme to promote learning
  • Maintain a safe learning environment for pupils at all times
  • Observe, monitor and record student progress
  • Respond appropriately to the range of individual needs and abilities within the class
  • Be responsible for mentoring and monitoring the wellbeing of a tutor group
  • Contribute to the collective pastoral system
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Headteacher and Head of Department
Qualifications and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of a University degree in the subject area of employment (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Current teacher certification in the required subject area.  Certification should be from a recognised and nationally recognised institution
  • Police clearance to demonstrate suitability of applicant to work with children and in a school environment
Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate will have:


  • Previous experience of teaching Biology within an accredited school system (preferred)
  • Classroom teachers should be able to demonstrate relevant experience and certification in teaching similar school programs as the applied for position (preferred)
  • Experience with G Suite/Microsoft Office



  • Ability to demonstrate a track record of continued professional development
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal skills in interacting with students, parents and colleagues
  • Ability to supervise students in non-classroom settings
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to lead an after-school activity