Biology Teacher

Posted 10 April by Reed
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Biology Teacher

Rate: £25 - £47 per hour (including holiday pay) or £180-£220 a day

  • Location: East London
  • Job Type: Part-Time/Full-Time, Temporary/Permanent

Reed FE, the UK’s leading FE recruiter, is seeking a Biology Teacher to join our esteemed team. We work with a variety of educational institutions across South East England, and we’re looking for talented individuals who are passionate about delivering high-quality education to learners of all ages and backgrounds.

Day-to-day of the role:

  • Delivering engaging Biology GCSE and Alevels to students in further education settings.
  • Preparing lesson plans and teaching materials that meet curriculum standards.
  • Assessing and providing feedback on student work.
  • Managing classroom behaviour and fostering a positive learning environment.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to enhance teaching practices and student outcomes.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • A teaching qualification such as AET, PTLLS, PGCE, or Certificate in Education.
  • An assessor’s qualification like A1, D33/D34, CAVA, TAQA, or IQA is desirable.
  • Level 3 or equivalent qualification in Biology or related subject area.
  • Experience managing challenging behaviour.
  • Proven interaction with 16-19-year-olds in education or apprenticeship settings.
  • Level 2 or equivalent in English and Maths.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills.
  • Current Enhanced DBS on the update service or willingness to apply for one through Reed Compliance.


  • Representation to leading FE colleges, prisons, and training providers in the area.
  • Specialist FE consultant support.
  • Health Cash Plan and Reed Discount Club.
  • Statutory pay entitlements.
  • Access to training and development opportunities.
  • Generous referral bonuses.
  • Opportunities for roles across the UK and in online/remote learning environments.

To apply for this Biology Teacher role, please submit your updated CV by clicking 'Apply Now’.

Reed Further Education is also registering teaching assistants, learning support assistants, learning mentors, technicians, and other FE positions including HR, finance, facilities, and administrators. We have a specialist team for interim and senior management roles with extensive experience in the sector.

Reed Further Education is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This includes undergoing employment checks and DBS applications, as well as completing mandatory training.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Reed Further Education team.

Required skills

  • Assessor
  • Further Education
  • Teaching
  • Lecturing

Application question

Do you have a recognised teaching qualification?

Reference: 52453247

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