Head of Chemistry, Plymouth

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Stoke Damerel Community CollegePlymouth

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS TLR 2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Stoke Damerel Community College in Plymouth are looking for an enthusiastic Head of Chemistry to lead our thriving Chemistry Department, contributing to the delivery of the subject throughout Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. The successful candidate will be an innovative and well-qualified individual with a subject specialism in Chemistry with a proven record of improving student outcomes.

The successful applicant will work within a supportive and innovative Science department. As a team, we strive to be outstanding in every aspect of our work, with pupil progress and achievement at the heart of everything we do. 

Our college lies at the heart of its community. As a result of high expectations, enthusiastic teaching and very positive relationships, students enjoy college and want to do well. If you share our ambition and are an outstanding classroom practitioner, it’s an exciting time to join our Stoke Damerel team which is an oversubscribed college. We are committed to ongoing personal development and with leadership training, we can help you to achieve your professional goals.

The successful candidate would ideally have: 

  • Strong subject knowledge and proven track record of improving outcomes
  • Ability to lead a team and motivate colleagues with a positive and professional attitude
  • Excellent behaviour management skills based on a firm but empathetic approach with pupils

Stoke Damerel Community College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All members of staff at Stoke Damerel Community College must undertake the required employment checks which include the uptake of references both professional and personal and an enhanced (DBS) disclosure.

For an application form and further details please visit our website www.sdcc.net

Closing date for applications:­­­­­ 9 am 26th February 2018


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More about Stoke Damerel Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Somerset Place, Stoke, Plymouth, Devon, PL3 4BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1752 556065
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Stoke Damerel Community College is located in Plymouth in the South West of the UK. We are located close to the sea in an area of natural beauty. Plymouth is a vibrant waterfront city packed full of attractions. We are located near the historic Royal...