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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

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Subjects

Chemistry, Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

QTS Pay Scale plus inner London Weighting plus TLR for Co-Head of Department

Teacher of Chemistry job summary

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel that is seeking a Teacher of Chemistry Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ and the successful candidate will help deliver this for our schools. We currently have three schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019, and Bannockburn Primary School, a large successful primary that joined the Trust on 1st November 2023. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational. Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our Values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported and everyone feels part of the larger family as our schools and departments work very closely together.

Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported.

Teaching is the most rewarding job in the world. We have the opportunity to change students’ lives for the better and you could make a positive impact at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys as Teacher of Chemistry.

Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys is looking to appoint an exceptional Teacher of Chemistry. Candidates should have a dynamic and inspirational approach to teaching. An individual that will become an integral part of the department, who will support the department in achieving its ambitious targets and goals. We would like a teacher who believes in collaboration both for students and when working with colleagues. The ideal candidate will be expected to contribute to extra-curricular activities within the department.

There is also the opportunity to be Co-Head of Department.

We are looking for a teacher who has:

  • A genuine passion for teaching Chemistry and Science.
  • The ability to be an outstanding teacher.
  • The willingness to work as part of a motivated and dedicated team.
  • The drive and enthusiasm to engage and inspire pupils.
  • The dedication to improve the life chances of young people throughout the school.
  • Contribute to the enrichment, extra-curricular and raising aspirations programmes

As a member of staff at Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys we can offer you:

  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Access to apprenticeship training
  • Excellent professional development
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Opportunities to collaborate with outstanding and dynamic teaching professionals
  • Access to various discounts for a small monthly fee
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Season ticket loans
  • Excellent catering facilities
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Secure on-site parking
  • Free daily coffee for staff

PolyMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction, which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

In accordance with changes to the KCSIE 2022 legislation shortlisted candidates will be subject to a social media check.

PolyMAT is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and providing opportunities for people with disabilities. We are an inclusive Trust who strives to provide an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued. We aspire to ensure that every member of our community, regardless of circumstances or background, have the opportunity to be the best version of themselves through our vision of ‘Success for Everyone’.

For any potential applicants, we would like to encourage you to inform us of any additional support or adjustments you may need throughout the recruitment process. We have an open approach to support for candidates with disabilities and recognise that reasonable adjustments may be required based on each individuals needs.

Sharing your needs with us ahead of interview, allows us to fully support and ensure you are not disadvantaged during the process. We welcome candidates contacting us at any point should you feel uncomfortable declaring a disability, to reassure you that we are here to support. So, please contact hr@polymat.co.uk if this is the case.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 19 May. Interviews are scheduled to take place shortly after.

Commitment to safeguarding

All offer of employment is subject upon the Academy Trust receiving an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate (DBS), which the Academy considers to be satisfactory. Successful applicants, you will be required to complete a DBS Application Form. Any information disclosed will be handled in accordance with the Code of Practice published by the Disclosure and Barring Service. The post you are applying for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and it is therefore an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Woolwich Polytechnic School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1584 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

PolyMAT is a small and ambitious MAT with a unique family feel. Our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’ and the successful candidate will help deliver this for our schools. We currently have three schools in our Trust: Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a long-successful boys’ school, Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls that opened in 2019, and Bannockburn Primary School, a large successful primary that joined the Trust on 1st November 2023. We also have our flourishing Sixth Form provision which is co-educational. Our Trust and our schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards delivered through our Values of Care and Unity. We provide a rewarding environment where students and staff feel valued and supported and everyone feels part of the larger family as our schools and departments work very closely together.

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