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Head of Chemistry

Plympton Academy, Plymouth, Devon

Job details

Job role
Chemistry, Science
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

We seek to employ a dynamic and inspirational member of staff who will lead by example, develop and motivate their team and be committed to achieving high standards, as Head of Chemistry.

With the support from the new Head of Department, the successful candidate will be looking to enable our students to achieve outstanding results, not only in Chemistry but, across the Sciences. This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding teacher who is now looking for new challenges, or promotion, in an oversubscribed, supportive and successful Academy.

You should be an outstanding classroom practitioner and have true passion and enthusiasm for your specialism. You should be capable of teaching Science across our full age and ability range from Years 7-11 and your specialism at KS5 level. You should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and be committed to improving your own, and others, practice. It is preferred that candidates have previous experience in a position of responsibility, or be able to demonstrate a proven record of achievement and experience. 

The successful candidate will have an unwavering belief in the potential of every child and will be motivated to help all students to achieve their full potential.

Applying for the job

If you wish to apply for this role, please:

Complete the official teaching staff application form found on our website. CVs will not be accepted.

Send your completed application form to Mr C Warren, HR Manager via email or post

Applications via email to warrenc@plympton.academy

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
931 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number
01752 338373

About Plympton Academy

At Plympton Academy we believe in inspiring a culture of success for all, including our staff. We have a strong culture of staff development and support - high quality CPD, based on research and evidenced best practice, which is prioritised and supported through a tailored coaching programme. We work collaboratively with the best schools locally and nationally so that all teachers continue to thrive and engage in the latest teaching developments and practice. We prioritise good behaviour and strong pastoral support so that learning is disruption-free, teachers can teach and students’ can focus. As a result, we are incredibly proud of our students and staff who love the challenge of learning, are equipped to achieve their dreams and take pride in their success.

Arranging a visit to Plympton Academy

If you wish to discuss the role, please contact Mr Callum Warren, HR Manager on warrenc@plympton.academy

School location

Moorland Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 2RS

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