Head of Chemistry, Bushey, Hertfordshire

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Bushey Meads SchoolBushey, Hertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,018pa to £39,725pa, depending on experience + TLR 2a (£2,667pa). London Fringe.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you passionate about teaching Chemistry?

Are you a good to outstanding Teacher with a proven record of results?

Can you make a difference to our students?

From September we are looking to appoint an outstanding and forward thinking person as our Head of Chemistry.  You will work with the Head of Faculty to deliver the Chemistry curriculum across KS3 – KS5.  Ideally, the successful candidate will have proven experience as a leader in Chemistry but appropriate support will be given to the right person. As Head of Chemistry you will:

* inspire students and staff through their passion for the subject

* have a firm belief in the potential of all

* be able to teach Chemistry to KS5 and have a proven record of raising standards

* be innovative and inspiring and turn ideas and opportunities into success

* have excellent interpersonal skills

The Faculty is led by an experienced leader who is well supported by a skilled, enthusiastic and talented team of dedicated science teachers and technicians. Science is fully equipped and classrooms have interactive whiteboards and generous curriculum resources. 

Bushey Meads School is part of the growing Bushey St James Trust. We have strong links with local primary schools where good practice and ideas are shared across the Trust which provide excellent professional development opportunities. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by and local bus routes are only a short walk. 

Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website www.busheymeads.org.uk along with further information about the school. Alternatively, please contact the HR team on 020 8955 8833.

If you are interested in applying for this full time position please apply online through the TES by using the online application form. Alternatively, please complete and send in our own form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal. Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: vacancies@busheymeads.org.uk by the deadline. Please note that CV’s and late applications will not be accepted and you must have the right to work in the UK.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 26th February 2018 (midday)

Interviews:  To be confirmed 

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


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More about Bushey Meads School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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About us:

Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...