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Head of Biology

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  • Oxfordshire

  • St Helen and St Katharine

  • Full-time


St Helen and St Katharine is a leading girls’ independent day school. The 734 strong school consistently achieves outstanding academic results, while celebrating the rounded development of each individual through a diverse extracurricular programme.


Head of Biology

Required from September 2019

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to lead a vibrant and strong department. Candidates should be able to demonstrate strong leadership and management skills, and have the ability to inspire students and staff.

Extensive subject knowledge is required, as well as a real enthusiasm for science and biology in particular. Being able to articulate and implement a clear vision for the future of biology at St Helen’s will be essential. In addition to teaching across the age and ability range, the post-holder will have pastoral responsibilities within their allocated year group.

All teaching staff are expected to contribute to the pastoral and enrichment programmes of the School. All staff share the responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the students, in accordance with the School’s safeguarding policies.

For full job details and an application form, please visit our website at: >The School >Working at St Helen’s.

Closing date: Tuesday 26 February 2019 at noon

Interviews: Monday 4 March 2019

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further Information

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St Helen and St Katharine

Faringdon Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1BE

  • 734 Day Girls (9-18)

01235 530593

Closing Date: 26 February 2019