Teacher of Biology Full Time

Posted: 13.12.2017    Closes: 22.01.2018    Interview Date: W/c 22nd January

About the Job

Can you Teach Biology to prepare students for exciting Oxbridge Degrees? This opportunity is ideal for a Biologist looking to step into a fantastic teaching career at our superb prestigious School. We have a stunning location with a ideal commutable distance into Leeds and Harrogate.

The Biology Department

The biology department consists of 5 full time specialist teachers, each based in a fully equipped laboratory and a full time biology technician. All labs are equipped with projectors and well resourced with textbooks and other teaching resources. Most labs have interactive whiteboards or state of the art apple TVs. There are also two well equipped prep rooms for the use of the Scientists.

In years 7 and 8 pupils following the Exploring Science curriculum is taught in mixed-ability classes and is used to build a strong foundation for the following years. From year 9, students work towards the CIE IGCSE in Coordinated Science.

Biology is one of the most popular A level subjects in the school. We have a proud record of successfully preparing students for the most competitive degree courses in medicine, veterinary science, dentistry, pharmacy and Oxbridge degree courses in biology or natural sciences. Therefore, experience of teaching AQA A-level Biology is especially desirable.


What you can expect with Woodhouse Grove School

  • Excellence in all areas that prepares and leads students to Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
  • Woodhouse Grove is one of the North’s leading independent co-educational day and boarding schools for 700 11-18 year olds.
  • Superb teaching, sporting and performing arts facilities.
  • The school campus enjoys a lovely rural setting set amongst 70 acres in the broad Aire Valley.
  • A location that offers fast access into Leeds and Bradford and commutable distance also to Harrogate.
  • Woodhouse Grove operates its own pay scale with salaries above the maintained sector.


The closing date for applications is 9:00am on Monday 22nd January. Interviews will take place on the 24th or 25th January.


How to Apply:

Please download the Application Form below. When completed please return along with a covering letter (no more than 500 words) FAO The Headmaster Mr James Lockwood. Send to:

The Headmasters Secretary, Woodhouse Grove School, Apperley Bridge, West Yorkshire, BD10 ONR. Telephone: 0113 250 2477; Fax: 0113 250 5290; Email:

Alternatively you may Sign in for Free and submit to the school via the apply button.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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  • Location: Leeds
  • Start Date: 01.09.2018
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary : Independent Pay Sector Scale

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Woodhouse Grove School

Woodhouse Grove School

Woodhouse Grove, Apperley Bridge, Leeds, BD10 0NR,

t: 0113 250 2477

Situated on the rural edge of Leeds with a 70 acre campus. We have extensive grounds conveniently located close to major air, railway and motorway networks. Woodhouse Grove provides a first class all round education for boys and girls .
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