Teacher of Biology

  • Job Reference: 00003649-1
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Concord College
  • Website: https://www.concordcollegeuk.org
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: 12 months Maternity Cover
  • Sector: Education / Childcare
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


(Full-time, maternity cover – 12 months)


Concord College is England’s premier co-educational boarding school set in the heart of the Shropshire countryside with 605 students aged 13-19.  Historic buildings sit alongside our state-of-the-art facilities which include areas providing extra-curricular activities, sport and recreation.  We are truly international with upwards of 40 nationalities represented, which creates a wonderfully diverse community.


The College is highly academic and students consistently achieve excellent ‘A’ level results.  In 2021 94% of students achieved A*/A and 98% A*- B.  We are also delighted that 111 students have been offered places at Oxford and Cambridge over the last six years. 


We wish to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic full-time Teacher of Biology on a 12 months fixed term contract from September 2022.


The successful candidate will be capable of teaching Biology up to A level and have the ability to expertly and confidently prepare students for all aspects of the GCSE and A level examinations. A willingness to contribute to the broader life of the College is expected. Applications from newly qualified teachers will be considered.


We offer a generous remuneration package which includes a salary significantly above Main Scale, a personal tutor allowance, duty payments, free meals, participation in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and private health insurance.


The closing date for applications is midday Friday 27 May 2022


Applications will, however, be considered on receipt and we reserve the right to close this advertisement earlier than the date stated above should we appoint a suitable candidate.

For further information and an application form please visit our website:  www.concordcollegeuk.com, or contact our HR Department:  recruitment@concordcollege.org.uk  tel: 01694 731631.  Please note CVs will only be accepted if submitted with a fully completed and detailed application form.


Concord College, Acton Burnell, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 7PF.


Concord College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  Child protection screening is undertaken which includes checks with previous employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Our policy in relation to the recruitment of ex-offenders can be found on our website.