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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    21 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subject
Chemistry
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Main Scale London Fringe, Full time

Job summary

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Teacher of Science (Chemistry) to join a high-performing and supportive Science team.

The successful candidate would be expected to teach Chemistry across a range of classes in Years 9-13 and to contribute to the teaching of the Year 7/8 Science course. Chemistry is a popular choice for students in the Sixth Form and so the successful candidate will need to well qualified and be confident in teaching A Level to our academically able students. Applications from newly qualified teachers with an appropriate academic background are welcome. The ability to teach biology and/or physics to GCSE level would be advantageous.

Langley Grammar School is a co-educational 11-18 selective school with academy status, located within easy reach of Langley station and the M4. We have approximately 1240 students, over 330 of whom are in the Sixth Form. The school is heavily over-subscribed and draws students from a wide geographical area and range of backgrounds. Alongside promoting excellent academic outcomes, our school ethos supports students to become confident and well rounded, independent and creative, responsible and caring. Our students are capable, hardworking and a delight to teach. We are a National Teaching School with a record of nationally recognised innovative practice, and an Apple Distinguished School in recognition of our leading-edge use of technology for learning. In recent years major building programmes have included the construction of excellent sports facilities, a distinctive Sixth Form Centre and new classrooms and laboratories. The Science department benefits from brand new facilities and is housed in our new teaching block, which opened in 2020. Our most recent Ofsted report dates from an inspection in 2007. The school was graded outstanding in all categories.

Information packs and application forms are available on request from the school, or can be downloaded from the school website at www.lgs.slough.sch.uk.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications should be returned by midday on Friday 21st January to Mrs Dionne Cheyne, Headteacher’s PA at vacancies@lgs.slough.sch.uk. Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date although we reserve the right to interview promising candidates prior to this date if applications are received early.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1212 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
+441753598300

About Langley Grammar School

We are an innovative and forward-thinking 11-18 state funded selective school in east Berkshire. As a school we are committed to developing our students into well-rounded, confident and successful young men and women. Our students have excellent attitudes to learning and consistently achieve outstanding examination outcomes.

We have a dedicated and well-qualified body of staff who are innovative, enthusiastic and committed to our school ethos. We welcome applications from teachers who are excellent practitioners and who can contribute more widely to our programme for students' personal development.

School location

Reddington Drive, Langley, Berkshire, SL3 7QS

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