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Head of Biology

Head of Biology

Would you like the opportunity to lead a successful Biology department? This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to develop their career as a Head of Department within an ‘outstanding’ school.

We are looking for someone to lead a department, managing the delivery of Biology, while being part of the progressive and supportive science faculty. The successful applicant will continue to improve excellent student progress and attainment, while promoting outstanding learning & teaching.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking, high-achieving school. The ideal candidate will have the ability to deliver inspiring lessons, be part of creating an exceptional place of learning and help build on the excellent current standards of science in the school.

The applicant must hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree to be considered for this post. We expect all staff to undertake a pastoral role as a form tutor.

The School

Tomlinscote is a highly successful, over-subscribed mixed comprehensive school of approximately 1500 students.  Our staff enjoy working here because our standards, facilities and staff well-being are excellent.

Our students are a pleasure to teach and make excellent progress as shown by our positive examination data.  All Tomlinscote students and staff have their own iPad to enhance learning inside and outside of the classroom.

The Process   

Please return the completed application and equality monitoring forms to

Closing date:  09.00 Wednesday 20 January 2021

Interviews: Due to the current school closure, we will be conducting remote interviews

Job start date: September 2021

Contract/Hours: Full Time

Salary details:  London Fringe Pay

Location: Tomlinscote School

The Prospect Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting  the welfare of all children and young people within our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment, Any future offer of employment remains subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance , a health check and references.

Contact Us

Tomlinscote Way, Frimley, Surrey, GU16 8PY

01276 70 90 50