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

Job description

Two Teacher of Chemistry positions:

1. Permanent – to start September 2020

2. Maternity cover – to start September 2020 to July 2021

Suitable for: Experienced Teachers, NQTs, or Trainees

Chelmsford County High School for Girls is one of the most successful girls’ selective schools in the country. These are, therefore, ideal opportunities for experienced well-qualified
teachers of Chemistry, or NQTs, to work with some of the most motivated and able students in the country. We welcome applications from teachers in all sectors of education.

We also offer Chemistry graduates the opportunity to train with us under the Tes Institute scheme, which the School is familiar with implementing. It is a great opportunity to be paid as you train.

These are also exciting opportunities to join a thriving and dynamic Department, with outstanding students, staff and facilities. We are seeking excellent Chemists, who have the ability to drive students to great success and are 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.

For an application pack please see the School website ( or contact:

Mrs Hazel Bates: Tel: 01245 245729 Email:

• Prospective applicants are invited to visit the School week commencing 20th January 2019.

• Closing date for receipt of applications: Wednesday 29th January 2020

• Interview date: To be confirmed

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.

Essential educational requirements

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Essential qualifications

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Essential skills and experience

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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
Chelmsford County High School for Girls website (opens in a new window)