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Teacher of Chemistry (maternity cover)

Chelmsford County High School for Girls, Chelmsford, Essex

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Chemistry
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary M1 to UPS3 (£24,373 to £40,490 per annum – pay-award pending and dependent on experience)

Job summary

From: December 2020 to December 2021

Suitable for: Experienced Teacher or NQT

Salary: M1 to UPS3 (£24,373 to £40,490 per annum – pay-award pending and dependent on experience)

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 an experienced well-qualified teacher of Chemistry, or an NQT, to work with some of the most motivated and able students in the country. We welcome applications from teachers in all sectors of education.

These are also exciting opportunities to join a thriving and dynamic Department, with outstanding students, staff and facilities. We are seeking an excellent Chemist, who 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). The successful candidate will teach Years 7 to 10 in Chemistry, and has experience in teaching all sciences to Year 7.

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.

Please return completed application to Mrs Hazel Bates: hbates@cchs.essex.sch.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: Wednesday 23rd September 2020
Interview date: To be confirmed

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 987 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Chelmsford County High School for Girls website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hbates@cchs.essex.sch.uk

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.”

School location

Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1RW