Teacher of Biology

Contract type: Permanent 

Hours of work: Full Time, Term Time 

Salary: A very attractive and competitive package is offered

Anticipated start date: Required for September 2024

Closing date: 27th February 2024

Interviews Expected: Week commencing 4th March 2024

Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

Job Overview  

Stowe seeks an enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of Biology.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic classroom practitioner with an energetic and forward-thinking approach to teaching up to GCSE with the option of A-Level teaching.

A willingness to contribute fully to the Department while also adding to the extra-curricular and pastoral life of a busy boarding school is essential.

Please view the full job description here.

Stowe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and an online background check with our 3rd party provider SP-Index.

The School reserves the right to withdraw the advert before the closing date. 

Person Specification

The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:





  • An Honours degree (or equivalent) in the relevant subject(s)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education.

Specialist Skills & Experience 

  • Excellent subject knowledge
  • An ability to motivate, enthuse and influence.
  • A commitment to improving pupil learning
  • An appreciation of the value of ICT in fostering learning
  • A commitment to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
  • Experience of classroom teaching.
  • Experience in teaching up to and including A-level Biology.
  • An understanding of Health and Safety issues within an educational setting

Personal Qualities

  • A willingness to contribute fully to the collaborative nature of the department’s teaching team
  • Commitment to sharing good practice
  • A willingness to reflect
  • A willingness to participate fully in the pastoral care, School duties and extra-curricular activities.

To apply now , please download the application form for this job here. We look forward to receiving your application.