Zest Education are seeking a dedicated Biology Teacher to join a fantastic secondary school in the Bournville area. The school is part of a Multi-Academy Trust and has a reputation for excellence in education. The successful candidate will join a highly successful science department and be responsible for planning and marking Biology lessons up to Key Stage 5. The role is due to commence in September 2024, and will run for a minimum of one term.


– Plan and deliver engaging and high-quality Biology lessons up to Key Stage 5.
– Ensure curriculum coverage and progression for all students.
– Utilise various teaching methods and resources to cater to different learning styles.
– Create a positive and inclusive learning environment that promotes student participation and achievement.
– Use formative and summative assessments to evaluate student progress and provide timely feedback.
– Collaborate with colleagues in the science department to share best practices and resources.
– Maintain accurate records of student performance and communicate with parents/guardians regarding student progress.
– Stay up-to-date with developments in the field of Biology and incorporate relevant advancements into teaching practice.
– Actively participate in departmental meetings, professional development opportunities, and school events as required.


– Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or an equivalent teaching qualification in Biology.
– Proven experience teaching Biology at Key Stages 3, 4, and 5.
– Strong subject knowledge and a passion for Biology.
– Excellent communication and organisational skills.
– Ability to effectively differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners.
– Experience with planning and delivering engaging and creative lessons.
– Commitment to ongoing professional development.


– Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
– Supportive leadership team and collaborative work environment.
– Opportunities for professional growth and career development.
– Access to resources, training, and development programs provided by the Multi-Academy Trust.
– Potential for additional responsibilities and leadership roles within the science department.

If you are a motivated and passionate Biology Teacher looking to join a successful school with a strong science department, we would love to hear from you.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Lucy at lucy@zesteducation.co.uk or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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