Head of Biology

Date Posted: Wednesday 15 February 2023

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 03/03/2023

Interview date: 10/03/2023

For September 2023, College seeks to appoint an exceptional teacher who can lead Biology across the full ability and age ranges. The appointee will have outstanding subject knowledge, vision and strong leadership skills as well as possessing the ability to innovate and inspire colleagues.

College’s national and international profile is excellent, and the profile of Science has grown significantly, culminating in the recent £3 million refurbishment of the Science facilities. Pupil achievement and attainment in Biology is excellent: 79 % of IGCSE grades were grades 9-7 in the summer of 2022, and also celebrated a very strong performance at A Level in with 70 % of candidates awarded an A*- B grade.

The College has its own salary scale, and applicants will wish to contribute to College’s rich co-curricular programme. The Head of Biology can expect to teach a reduced timetable.

Full details of the role can be found in the job description below.

How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application formtogether with covering letter, electronically, to: recruitment@cheltenhamcollege.org

Closing date for applications is 9am on Friday, 3 March.

Interviews are planned for Friday, 10 March


Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview