Head of Chemistry

Hatch End High School, Harrow


Job details

Subject Chemistry
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £28,355 to £40,034

Job summary

MPS/UPS (Outer London)
Plus TLR 2B (£4,657) (dependent on experience)

OFSTED: ‘Students Thrive in this school’

Hatch End High School is a high performing, innovative Academy in Harrow with Arts College status and a large and highly successful Sixth Form. We are extremely proud of our diverse and multi-ethnic cohort and outstanding reputation for Inclusion. Standards and progress are high but we are never complacent. Our school ethos, WE CARE: (Co-operation, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) underpins everything we do.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Head of Chemistry from September 2020. We offer a full range of Science courses and all three Sciences are extremely popular at Key Stage 5. The successful candidate will have a commitment to the development of creative, engaging teaching and learning across the age and ability range. Our Science examination results are consistently above the National Average. This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving, dynamic department with a strong supportive team of teachers and technicians.

Application forms are available on our website www.hatchend.harrow.sch.uk together with the job description, person specification and more information on your career at Hatch End High School; or email hr@hatchend.harrow.sch.uk for an application pack.

Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 28th January 2020
Interviews Thursday 6th February 2020
Start date: September 2020

Hatch End High School is an equal opportunities employer. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts working in schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and two written references.

Essential educational requirements

University Graduate

Essential qualifications

Postgraduate teaching qualification/QTS
Evidence of further professional development

Essential skills and experience

At least one years successful teaching experience, in an urban comprehensive environment
Teaching experience in Key Stages3, 4 and 5 and subject knowledge to deliver A-Level
Excellent subject knowledge
An understanding of how to use assessment to inform planning for good teaching and learning
A good understanding of the principles of Assessment for Learning
The ability to differentiate to provide appropriate challenges for all learners
Evidence of using data to inform planning and put in place successful intervention strategies to raise achievement
Evidence of pastoral experience, including taking responsibility for a form group
Evidence of good classroom management skills
The ability to evaluate and improve standards of teaching and learning within a department
Ability to conduct Performance Management and the desire to develop other colleagues

Employee benefits

We offer a highly supportive environment and a comprehensive CPD programme with superb promotion prospects and career development. We believe the professional development of Middle Leaders is critical for the school’s success.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1196 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Hatch End High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@hatchend.harrow.sch.uk

About Hatch End High School

School location

Headstone Lane, Harrow, HA3 6NR