Subject Leader for Chemistry Woodford County High School, Woodford Green, Essex

Job description

Required for September 2019 a well-qualified and enthusiastic full-time teacher of Science, able to teach Chemistry to A-level and to lead development of the subject in this lively and high achieving girls’ selective school.

Science is taught throughout the school. Students take Triple Science at GCSE and a very substantial proportion go on to study A-Level sciences. The teacher appointed will assume responsibility for the delivery of Chemistry within a large, successful and very well resourced Science Department. The School has an ambitious STEM programme in which the Head of Chemistry will be expected to take a leading role.

This school, described by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’ (March 2009) and identified by the Sunday Times as “London State Secondary School of the Year (2019)”, encourages a wide range of extra-curricular activities. It provides a friendly working environment and offers established programmes of teacher induction and CPD.

Further information and an application form is available on the school website

Applications can be submitted by post or email ( and must include the completed London Borough of Redbridge application form. Applications by CV will not be considered.

Closing date for applications Monday 25 February 2019 (noon)

Interviews: Friday 1 March 2019

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

London Borough of Redbridge

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Essential skills and experience

Well-qualified and able to teach Chemistry to A Level and to lead development of the subject

Employee benefits

Pay Spine: Outer London

+ TLR2b: £4,534

About Woodford County High School

High Road, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 9LA
LA Maintained School
Woodford County High School website (opens in a new window)