Job details

Biology Teacher
CATS College Cambridge

Job reference: 000251

Centre/School: CATS College Cambridge

Closing date: 30/05/2022

Job start date: 30/05/2022

Salary: tbc

Employment type: Sessional Contract

Department: Academics

About CATS Cambridge

CATS College Cambridge offers an outstanding international pre-university educational experience to students aged 14+ from all over the world. CATS students live and work at the custom built Cambridge campus, studying for GCSEs, A levels and University Foundation Programmes, and preparing for admission to universities across the country and elsewhere.  We pride ourselves on our approach to teaching and learning, with small class sizes and an informal atmosphere ensuring that students are treated as individuals and build great relationships with staff.


You will teach students A Level and University Foundation Programme Biology, supporting their learning to allow them to achieve the best possible outcomes. You will develop, deliver, and support the College’s academic programmes in line with College standards and policies. You will also act as a personal tutor to a small group of Key Stage 5 students. 


  • Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge students 
  • Promote good progress and outcomes by students 
  • Demonstrate strong subject and curriculum knowledge 
  • Plan and teach well-structured lessons based on departmental schemes of work 
  • Participate in arrangements for preparing students for external examinations 
  • Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all students 
  • Set and mark homework promptly according to the College’s policy 
  • Make accurate and productive use of assessment 
  • Write high quality reports as required by the College’s policy on reporting to parents 
  • Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment 
  • Develop and maintain classroom and other learning environments 
  • Ensure that College policies on student attendance are enforced 
  • Act as personal tutor to a group of Key Stage 5 students


In the context of international education, the name CATS is known and loved by generations of learners and is synonymous with excellence. Originally, CATS was an acronym for Cambridge Arts, Technology and Science, representing the focus of the founding colleges based in the city. However, today, CATS Colleges, is much broader, it brings together a number of schools in four countries (UK, US, Canada and China). Its portfolio includes independent boarding schools, an Arts University College, English language schools and a variety of summer schools all with the common purpose of “inspiring the next generation of world shapers.”


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