Teacher of Chemistry Chelmsford County High School for Girls, Chelmsford, Essex

Job description

Chelmsford County High School for Girls is one of the most successful girls’ selective schools in the country. This is, therefore, an ideal opportunity for a NQT or experienced well-qualified teacher of Chemistry to gain experience teaching some of the most motivated and able students in the country.

This is also an exciting opportunity to join a thriving and dynamic department, with outstanding students, staff and facilities. We are seeking an excellent classroom practitioner, who is passionate about Chemistry, has the ability to drive students to great success and is willing to contribute to the life of the school. Chemistry is highly regarded in the School, achieving excellent results at GCSE, and A Level (AQA for GCSE and OCR for A-level). There will be opportunities to teach across the age range. All students study the subject at GCSE and Chemistry is a popular option in the Sixth Form with a total of 125 students.

We welcome applications from teachers in all sectors of education.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Clearance.

For an application pack please see the School website (www.cchs.co.uk) or contact:

Mrs Hazel Bates: Tel: 01245 245729 Email: hbates@cchs.essex.sch.uk

Essential educational requirements

Degree in Chemistry

Essential qualifications

QTS and Degree in Chemistry

Essential skills and experience

NQT or experienced well-qualified teacher of Chemistry

Employee benefits

CPD, TLR payments

About Chelmsford County High School for Girls

Located in Chelmsford, Essex, Chelmsford County High School for Girls is a selective grammar school for girls aged 11-18. Founded in 1906, it currently has around 900 students. In early 2011, Chelmsford County High School for Girls converted to academy status. It has seen extensive expansion and development over the years, and recently established a new languages centre. Chelmsford County High School for Girls has a wide catchment area and high standards for entry. The school does not produce an in-house entrance exam for prospective Year 7 students, instead using the CEM test also in use by a number of other grammar schools. CCHS accepts new entrants to its Sixth Form, with the admissions criteria here being based on GCSE results. The secondary school has a strong reputation for academic excellence. It maintains this by providing its students with not only a high-quality core curriculum, but also a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Ofsted report “The school makes excellent use of triple specialist status to improve facilities and curricular opportunities and to forge links with the local community. The school’s partnership with others is highly develop, particularly its links with business, industry and higher education. The school is a founder member of the Consortium for School Improvement, a local group that pioneered the ‘leading from the middle’ programme, which ensures that leadership is strong at all levels.”

Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1RW
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