This job expired on 3 October 2022

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

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Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2C (£6,895)

Head of Department - Chemistry job summary

Head of Department - Chemistry

MPS/UPS plus TLR 2C (£6,895)

To start January 2023

The King’s (The Cathedral) School is a highly successful coeducational, comprehensive academy in Peterborough with excellent rail and road connections to London and the North. Within the local community of parents, the School is extremely popular and over subscribed and has been consistently praised by Ofsted, and SIAMS, as an outstanding school.

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified and experienced teacher to lead our Chemistry department. This is an exciting opportunity to take charge of a successful, and high achieving department, and lead the team to greater heights. The appointed applicant will be part of a department that has high standards and achieves excellent progress at both GCSE and A Level.

The newly appointed candidate will be leading a committed and successful team. The department is housed in a suite of dedicated teaching rooms, including a preparation room and a computer room. We are well resourced for science and chemistry practical activities and all teaching rooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards.

We are keen to appoint a candidate with a willingness to demonstrate commitment to extra-curricular activities.

A letter of application and completed application, including two referees, should be sent to Mr John Harrison by midday on Monday 3 October 2022.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

The King’s (The Cathedral) School fully recognises the responsibility it has under section 175 of the Education Act 2002 (as amended), the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 (as amended) and Education and Training (Welfare of Children) Act, 2021 to have arrangements in place to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
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About The King's (The Cathedral) School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 7 to 18
School size
1242 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 18
Phone number
01733 751541

We are proud of our long-standing history and tradition going back to 1541 and embrace everything the modern world has to offer, as we look towards the future. We value, and strive to encourage, individual academic success, alongside musical, cultural and sporting achievements, within the Christian family ethos, which is central to everything we do. Our aim is to be “A Family Achieving Excellence”.

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