Teacher of Chemistry, Wakefield

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Wakefield Girls' High SchoolWakefield

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Salary is MPS/UPS + a Wakefield Supplement
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Wakefield Girls' High School, Senior School

(GSA Day School, 664 Girls 11 – 18 years)

Outstanding teaching, learning and pastoral care is at the heart of what we deliver at Wakefield Girls’ High School Senior School. Our girls are motivated to achieve their very best in all they do; for us, an outstanding education is not only about academic results. 

Our reputation as a centre for educational excellence and extra-curricular activities is widely acknowledged in Yorkshire and beyond. Ours is an extremely successful and happy school.   

Teacher of Chemistry 

Wakefield Girls’ High School is looking for an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher to join our thriving and ambitious Chemistry Department in September 2019.  

The successful candidate will teach Chemistry to highly motivated students across the age range, including A level. It is also expected that they will be able to contribute to teaching across the sciences at KS3 as necessary.

Chemistry is a popular subject with high pupil numbers at A level and excellent examination results. We aim to offer varied and stimulating courses, based largely on practical work, using a wide range of resources. The Chemistry Department is superbly equipped with three specialist laboratories and a preparation room. In return, you will find yourself working with supportive colleagues and SLT, teaching motivated students. We deliver our curriculum in small classes, have high standards of student behaviour and strong parental support.

Applications are equally welcome from newly qualified teachers (for whom statutory induction would be provided) or from more experienced applicants.

The position is part time working 0.5 FTE and permanent. Salary is MPS/UPS + a Wakefield Supplement. The Teachers’ Pension Scheme is also applicable. As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check. 

Further details and an application form can be obtained from our website or The Head, Wakefield Girls’ High School, Wentworth Street, Wakefield WF1 2QS. 

Tel: 01924 231609.                                                              

Email: headpa@wghsss.org.uk 

Applications by CV will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 9.00 am Monday 18th March 2019







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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Wentworth Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2QS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 372490
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