Job Ref No. ECC5416-277S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: MPS/UPS + TLR2A £2873
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 23/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Head of Biology

(Key Stage 5)

MPS/UPS + TLR 2a £2873
(For an exceptional candidate we will consider paying an additional recruitment/retention allowance)

Required for start in September 2022


The Boswells School is looking to appoint an outstanding Head of Biology. The role involves working with our Head of Science Faculty to co-ordinate all aspects of our Biology provision at Key Stage 5. The successful candidate will also be expected to deliver high quality lessons up to and including A-level.

This position offers an excellent opportunity to make the first step into leadership in a team full of experience and expertise. You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development and well-being of staff. The Boswells School is keen to embrace an approach that is centered on teaching and learning and the academic attainment for our students. Science is a core element of our curriculum for all students and the role will allow you to lead a significant area of the Science Faculty.

The Boswells School is an 11-18, very successful, popular and oversubscribed school in the Springfield area of Chelmsford, Essex. We have a track record of outstanding academic success. This is an excellent opportunity to join a high achieving, successful and popular school.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit to the school, please contactMaria Williams on mho@boswells-school.com or 01245 264451.

Closing date for applications is Midday Monday 23rd May 2022 Interview date to be confirmed.

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
  • Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
  • The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.


As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.


In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

The Boswells School is a large 11-18 secondary school that serves the area of north Chelmsford. The school is an extremely popular, over-subscribed convertor academy that enjoys an excellent reputation in the local and wider community. We were graded ‘Good’ in every area by OFSTED in February 2017 and are working towards our goal of becoming a truly great school.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Georgina Travers
The Boswells School
Burnham Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM1 6LY
Telephone: 01245 264451 EXT 398
Email: gtravers@clptrust.com

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