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Bartholomew School - 6 days remaining
Closing Date 27/03/2023
Witney Road, Eynsham, Witney, Oxfordshire OX29 4AP
TMS + TLR 2a - £3017
NOR: 1325

Head of Biology (TMS + TLR 2a - £3017)


We require, for September 2023, a dynamic, skilled and inspirational teacher to lead the teaching of Biology within this outstanding school (Ofsted May 2009 and June 2013).  This will be a key appointment at this very popular and successful school.


Bartholomew School is founded on a positive, caring community ethos and the critical attribute for the successful candidate is the capacity to make a major contribution to developing our already excellent standards in Biology within our very strong Science department. We have a successful track record of providing an education which delivers consistently high standards as well as the resilience, flexibility, and emotional intelligence which ensures that our young people have the potential to be leaders of the future. 


The successful candidate will:

·                be an excellent teacher of Biology (KS4 & 5) and Science (KS3).

·                have high level strategic vision, delighting in challenge

·                have a strong commitment to quality and sustained improvement in teaching and learning

·                be able to lead, develop, motivate and inspire others to raise standards

·                have a commitment to inclusion and maximising every child’s achievement

·                be an excellent communicator and have a desire to be innovative

·                have knowledge of programming, algorithm design, database structures and problem-solving associated with teaching operating systems and networking


We can offer you:

·                highly supportive, talented and committed students, staff and governors

·                high standards of achievement and very good value added at all key stages

·                the potential and capacity to match your ambition

·                the benefits and challenges Leading Edge Status bring

·                a caring and inclusive school that nurtures the development of all

·                professional development and support for fast career progression


The EPA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful candidates will be required to undertake and receive a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service check as well as attending safeguarding training as part of this role. Please also note that, due to Safer Recruitment in Schools, we usually seek references after long-listing candidates and before short listing takes place, to allow adequate time for the return of references.


Please head to our website to see our promotional films and get a real taste for life at Bartholomew: https://youtu.be/dq3qx2HRQxs

For further details and an application pack please contact Suzanne Nobes, on 01865 881430 ext. 1050 or via email to: recr7867@bartholomew.oxon.sch.uk .

The closing date for applications will be Midday on Monday, 27th March 2023, with interviews to take place shortly afterwards.