Head of Biology

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About the role

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

The Governing Body of this highly successful, partially selective, mixed school invite applications for the post of Head of Biology. We seek a highly motivated and energetic candidate to join our very successful and well-resourced Science Department, as part of a team of 24 specialist science teachers and 6 support staff. Science is a very popular option at A level at the school with 26 sets in Year 12 and 13 covering all three science disciplines, including 10 Biology classes. Three quarters of GCSE students take triple sciences, with the remaining entering Combined Sciences. You will need to be able to teach students up to and including A level in Biology. The ability to teach another Science up to GCSE would be advantageous.

In 2019, 96% of all students secured five or more A*-Cs at GCSE, and 84% of A level entries were graded A*- B. 78% of GCSE Triple Science results were graded 9-8, with over 97% at 6 or above; 85% of A Level Science results were graded A*-B. The school is situated on an attractive 35-acre site in the Green Belt, has excellent facilities and is committed to an extensive programme of staff development. Central London is easily reached by rail from Potters Bar and the school is close to motorway links.

The Governing Body is committed to admitting the children of staff in line with our admissions procedure.

Please visit https://damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk/ About us > Vacancies to download an application pack. For an informal discussion, contact Mike Jays, Head of Science, on 01707 643 441 x 338 (jaysm@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk). To apply, please send your completed application form together with a covering letter stating why you are well placed to take this position at our school to recruitment@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk by noon, Wednesday 12 May 2021.

 

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Contact details

Lona Hennigan , EA to Headteacher
Dugdale Hill Lane Potters Bar
Hertfordshire EN6 2DU

Telephone: 01707 622 841
Fax: 01707 645 011
Email: recruitment@damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.damealiceowens.herts.sch.uk
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