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Teacher of Chemistry

Reading SchoolReading

The governors at Reading School, a selective boys’ state school located in central Reading, seek to appoint an enthusiastic, well-educated member of staff to join our Chemistry team from September 2021. We offer an exciting opportunity in an exceptional team and a School that is passionate about chemistry as a subject.

Our ideal candidate must be passionate about chemistry and ready to nurture enquiry. This commitment, and a strong chemistry degree or background is very important to us.

The Chemistry department is housed within a new purpose-built science block which opened in 2017.

These excellent facilities consist of four chemistry laboratories, a large well-equipped modern prep room and a teacher’s work area. The department is an innovative, friendly and experienced team, who have worked together for a number of years and we are eager to add fresh ideas and energy to the department.

Our results are outstanding and we always have a large A Level cohort of around75-80 students per year group, meaning there is always opportunity for A Level teaching. The academic nature of the school also allows the opportunity to offer exciting supra-curricular teaching, extra-curricular activities and the chance to support a large number of medical applications as well as chemistry related course at elite universities.

This is a full time post commencing in September 2021.

For further details of the job specification and an application form, please contact Headmaster’s PA, Caroline Mole on 0118 9015600 or email 

Closing date: Friday 5 March 2021.

Reading School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check. Salary will be in line with teacher pay scales and will depend on experience. A recruitment and retention allowance may be available for an exceptional candidate.

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