Permanent – Required to start 1st September 2023

Teachers’ Pay Scale plus TLR2b

Full Time, (1.0fte)

❖      Are you an outstanding practitioner who is ready to take on greater challenge and responsibility?

❖      Do you have energy, commitment, vision and the ability to motivate and coach teaching colleagues to perform to the very best of their ability?

We are looking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic Head of Biology to join our team of Science specialists.  The successful candidate will be leading the development of the Biology department in Science and will have the passion and skillset to help lead a strong team in achieving the very best outcomes for all our students. 

Newquay Tretherras is a wonderful, forward-thinking place to work and this is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and committed practitioner to develop their career in a great school, working with our fantastic staff and students.  We are one of the largest schools in Cornwall, with over 1700 young people, including a thriving Sixth Form.  We offer a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued. 

Newquay Tretherras is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools with a strategic vision of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

Application forms and full details are available to download from below.

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:    Monday 17th April 2023 at 9.00am

Interviews to be held:                  To be confirmed      

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: