Chemistry Teacher, Greenwich

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Blackheath High SchoolGreenwich

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Chemistry teacher to work in a well-resourced and flourishing department. This is a key role which would suit an ambitious, well qualified individual, wishing to make a significant impact on the success of the school and to enhance the girls' education, through both curricular and co-curricular activities.  

The successful candidate should be an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of Chemistry, able to meet the rewarding challenge of inspiring our motivated girls from Year 7 to Sixth Form, both inside and outside the classroom. The successful candidate will teach Chemistry across all age groups, from Year 7 to A level. Willingness to teach across the Science faculty and to offer Biology would be an advantage.   Students attain excellent examination results and Science is a popular subject at Advanced level.

About the Science Faculty

Chemistry is an important and popular subject at Blackheath High with an impressive record of success at all levels and we are proud of the number of girls who go on to study Science and related disciplines at university. Students also enjoy taking part in Science related clubs and competitions.

About the School

Founded in 1880 by the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, Blackheath High School is a selective school for girls aged 3–18 and was rated “excellent” in our most recent ISI Inspection (2014). We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf. Following an £18 million investment over the last five years, our brand new Senior School opened this year, and has been provided with state-of-the-art facilities to ensure that our school environment matches the excellent standard of education we provide.

There are many good reasons to work with us. Blackheath High School has a real sense of community, and you’ll be part of it. You’ll be part, too, of the wider GDST family and you’ll be in the company of some of the best and brightest people in independent education. We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button. 

Applications must be received by: 25 September 2019 at 12 noon.

Date of interviews: 1 October 2019.

Blackheath High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.




More about Blackheath High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior Department, Vanbrugh Park, London, SE3 7AG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 88532929
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