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Teach Biology to GCSE, A-level and Foundation students

Key facts


  • Oxford, UK

Reporting to

  • Head of Department

Type of contract

  • Full-time or Part-time, temporary

Salary range

  • Dependent on experience

Deadline for applications

  • As soon as possible

Anticipated start date

  • 2 September 2019

How to apply

  • To apply for this position or to request further information, please contact

Role description

To teach on the Kings Foundation programme and A-level programme to small groups of international students.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To teach GCSE, A-level and Kings Foundation Biology to small groups of international students
  • To ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims and learning objectives
  • To ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies
  • To take into account the differing ability levels of students and differentiate work accordingly
  • To take into account and be sensitive to the linguistic and cultural challenges students may face
  • To encourage all students to become independent learners and be actively engaged in their own learning
  • To ensure that all students are known by name and that the classroom atmosphere is positive at all times
  • To check that all subject matter is effectively communicated and understood by all groups of students
  • To keep careful records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy
  • To ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the classroom, which is changed frequently
  • To supervise the students' laboratory work and guide them during experiments
  • To keep work areas tidy and well organised
  • To make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including setting and marking assessments, attending departmental meetings, and undertaking administrative and other tasks as delegated by the Director of Academic Programmes
  • To enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the Academic Department and through sharing resources and good practice, lesson observation, and collaborative teaching
  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of students
  • To support the school's aims and objectives for teaching and learning

Person Specification

Kings is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent academic qualifications (preferably with QTS status) and subject knowledge
  • Be adept at producing and sharing teaching resources
  • Be capable of delivering dynamic and effective lessons to the full age and ability range of students
  • Be an innovative classroom teacher capable of helping to develop a syllabus that brings Biology to life for our students
  • Have highly effective communication skills for dealing with international students

How to apply

To apply for this position, please send your CV to:

Applications should be made: As soon as possible

Interviews will commence: As soon as application has been received and considered, therefore it is in your interest to apply as soon as possible

Successful appointment will be dependent upon:

  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Confirmation of right to work in the UK
  • Satisfactory references (including confirmation of no child safeguarding concerns)

Kings is an Equal Opportunities employer and we adhere to the principles of equal opportunity in all aspects of our recruitment process.

It is Kings Education's policy not to communicate further with applicants other than those who are shortlisted for a position.

Thank you for your enquiry.