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Chemistry Teacher: Wilmington Grammar School for Boys

Endeavour MATWilmington, Kent, DA2 7DA


Wilmington Grammar School for Boys is seeking to appoint a capable and ambitious Chemistry teacher. The ideal candidate will know their subject but we are especially keen to attract candidates who perhaps are early in their teaching career or returning to the profession and want to develop their skills within a thriving and supportive Science Department.  We are passionate about inclusion, creativity and enthusiasm for the discipline and deliver a broad curriculum that builds science skills through high quality teaching and ambitious expectations.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about Chemistry and how this can be taught in an inspiring way, developing a depth of learning and a genuine passion for the subject. We are looking for someone who can spark students’ enthusiasm for the subject, and help them to see the opportunities that come with a sound grasp of a core science subject. 

The department attained strong results last summer, and we are looking to continue this upward trend moving forward.

Our ideal candidate will display:

•      A passion for teaching chemistry with evidence of enabling students to surpass expectations.

•      Experience in teaching Science at Key Stages 3-5 with a good curriculum knowledge and understanding of GCSE and A-Level requirements in the subject 

•      Experience of using data to push students to (and beyond) their targets.

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys is a good school with a strong track record of achievement.  We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all. 

As well as offering you a competitive salary and access to a generous pension scheme, there are also many additional benefits of working within one of our Trust schools, some of which are summarised below:

• A supportive and collegiate staffing team

• A strategic programme of personalised CPD is offered, to help you plan your future career

• As a Trust with both selective and non-selective schools, staff secondment opportunities are available

• Access to a range of career enhancing qualifications including National Professional Qualifications (NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH and NPQEL), as well as industry specific qualifications e.g. AAT; BIFM and Masters degrees

• Staff social events

• Staff enrichment opportunities e.g. Art classes, Book Club and Sporting activities

• Opportunities to participate in a varied programme of school trips, 

• A policy of promoting from within (where possible).

• Access to coaching and mentoring and an assortment of intra school and Trust to Trust collaborative opportunities 

The closing date for applications is midnight, Sunday 12 December  with interviews from the following week.  We can accommodate  a start date from 01 January through to Easter.  

As a Trust we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

School-based roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 but you are not required to disclose convictions or cautions that are ‘protected’, as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

 Shortlisted candidates will be asked to self-declare any information that would make them unsuitable to work with children.

 All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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