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Chemistry Teacher

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St Mary’s Catholic High School, Chesterfield
Salary details
MPS £30,000 - £41,333 per annum / UPS £43,266 - £46,525 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Closing Date
24 April 2024


St Mary’s Catholic High School is an outstanding, popular and over-subscribed 11-18 mixed Academy with excellent student behaviour, in which everyone is encouraged to achieve and success is celebrated at all levels. This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the top 20% performing schools for attainment and attendance in the country. Academic results are excellent; consistently achieving above average Progress 8 scores as well as impressive Attainment 8, Ebacc average point scores and outstanding A Level results. 

We are seeking to appoint a creative and motivated experienced Teacher of Chemistry with excellent subject knowledge and qualifications. There is also the potential for this role to carry an additional responsibility TLR 2:1 (£2,695) for applicants who would be interested in undertaking the role of Key Stage 4 Combined Science Co-ordinator.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A passionate advocate for your subject.
  • Dynamic and innovative; providing high quality teaching and learning; enhancing further the excellent exam results of this subject.
  • An exceptional classroom practitioner, delivering lessons that motivate and inspire our students to achieve.
  • Able to contribute effectively to the delivery of Chemistry across all key stages.

We are able to offer you a welcoming and supportive environment led by a leadership team committed to staff wellbeing and strong pastoral support to ensure outstanding teaching can take place in the classroom and students can enjoy learning. 

A programme of weekly induction sessions provides the opportunity to meet key members of staff and be introduced to school policies and procedures.  Bespoke ongoing professional development is a priority, and all staff are able to access high quality, carefully tailored training and development opportunities, including the observation of teaching and the sharing of practice. 

Potential candidates would be most welcome to visit the school prior to applying or have an informal conversation with the Head of Chemistry and if you would like to do so, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Rachel Gilding. Please note that school is closed for the Easter holiday from Friday 29 March until Monday 15 April.

The job description, person specification and application documents may be downloaded from the school’s website www.st-maryshigh.derbyshire.sch.uk or alternatively please contact Mrs R Gilding, Headteacher’s PA on 01246 201191 (ext 2011) or e-mail rgilding@stmaryschesterfield.org.uk

Please ensure your completed application is returned no later than 10.00am on the Closing Date.

CVs will not be accepted - applications must be made using the school’s application form.

Please note: applications will be considered as they are received and we therefore urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible. 

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 29 April 2024.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.