Overview

Teacher of Biology

Commence January 2022
Maternity Cover | Part-time | Independent Senior School

This independent day and boarding School in North Essex has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, suitably qualified and passionate teacher to teach Year 9, 10 and 11 Biology.

Our Science Department consists of a Head of Department, a Head of each subject, thirteen teachers and a dedicated technician for each specialism. There is a collegiate culture, with the informal sharing of ideas and best practice a key feature. It is essential that the successful person is committed to delivering exceptional learning to our students.

This role is a fixed-term position until the end of the Summer Term (01 July 2022) to cover a period of maternity leave, working three days per week (50% timetable) on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Applications are welcome from NQTs and more experienced teachers of Biology. 

Felsted School has its own salary scale which compares favourably against other independent schools and is well above that of the maintained sector. We are rated ‘Excellent in every aspect' by the Independent Schools Inspectorate.  

Benefits include free parking; contributory pension scheme; subsidised membership to the School’s healthcare scheme with BUPA; free lunch on full days worked; free hot drinks and breaktime refreshments; annual salary reviews; free use of the Felsted Gym and pool facilities; subsidised on-site Coffee Shop and membership to Felsted Connect, an online platform engagement tool where employees have access to hundreds of exclusive discounts and offers from online and high-street retailers. More information on our rewards package can be found on our website (url removed)/employment-opps/rewards.

Felsted is a leading boarding and day independent school based in a stunning village campus in North Essex. Founded in 1564 by Richard Lord Riche, who had been a Lord Chancellor under King Edward VI, Felsted today provides an exceptional holistic education to approximately 1100 boys and girls aged four to eighteen. We celebrated our 450th anniversary in 2014, one of only a handful of schools in the country that have claimed this historic milestone. We employ more than 160 teachers and 440 operational staff in a community orientated environment, ensuring our pupils receive the very best in learning and co-curricular activities. 

Closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 01 December 2021 at 9:00am.
Interviews will be held week commencing 06 December 2021.

If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website www.(url removed)/employment-opps to complete our online application process.

Felsted is committed to equal opportunities and maintaining a safe and secure environment for all pupils and a ‘culture of vigilance’ to safeguard and protect all in its care, and to all aspects of its ‘Safeguarding (Child Protection and Staff Behaviour) Policy’. All employees are subject to pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check