Subject Leader of Biology - John Taylor High School

Dunstall Road, Barton under Needwood, Burton-on-Trent, DE13 8AZ
29 Apr 2022
16 May 2022
Dianne Whiting
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Subject Leader of Biology 

John Taylor High School 

Barton under Needwood 


 Full-Time, Permanent (MPS/UPS) 

 TLR 2.1 allowance of £2,873 


Required for September 2022 

mixed 11-18 comprehensive with approximately 1625 students on roll 

including approximately 380 Post 16 


(OFSTED 2014) 


John Taylor High School has a vision of one community, striving for personal excellence based on four key values of respect, perseverance, kindness and integrity. As a partner academy in JTMAT, we are seeking to appoint a Subject Leader of Biology. 


As the Subject Leader of Biology you will be committed to pupil achievement. 

The successful applicant will have a confident understanding of the Science curriculum and current trends in teaching within this area. They will have the ability to inspire and challenge students through their passion and knowledge. 


We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and creative teacher who is able to utilise their pedagogical skills across the Biology qualifications to deliver engaging and inspirational lessons. Applications are welcomed from experienced teachers who are seeking to take on extra responsibility.  


The successful candidate will be: 

• Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential 

• Positive in their outlook and will promote the school’s vision and values 

• A team player, working collaboratively with colleagues to move the department forward

• Committed to continuing professional development 

 • Innovative and committed to develop solutions to raising achievements 

• Able to build strong professional relationships to lead a team effectively 

• An expert in their subject with a track record in raising standards 

• Able to evaluate the quality of teaching and learning 


As a successful Teaching School and newly designated Hub (September 2021), SCITT and Research School, John Taylor High School prides itself on being able to offer a wealth of developmental and leadership opportunities for staff. If you have a passion for excellence and share our vision, we can offer you the opportunity to be part of a successful and progressive Trust, which is committed to ensuring learning is at the heart of all we do. 


This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure and barring service check is a requirement of this post. A copy of our Safeguarding Policy is available to view on our website.  


Only fully completed application forms to are to be submitted for shortlisting. 


Please review our Recruitment Pack on the school website before submitting your application.  


If you wish to have a pre-arranged tour of the school or a telephone conversation with the Head of Science, please contact Mrs Whiting (PA to Head) on 01283 247800 or email 


Closing Date: 9am Monday 16th May 

Interview date: to be confirmed 


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