Head of Chemistry, Cyprus

Closing date:

The English SchoolCyprus

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The English School invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following post:

Head of Chemistry (starting Sept 2019)

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Relevant Degree from a recognised university
  • Holder of a PGCE would be preferred
  • Excellent subject knowledge and experience in teaching KS3 – 5
  • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience of the current (I)GCSE/GCE syllabus
  • Teaching experience in a similar School would be considered an advantage
  • Excellent spoken and written command of the English Language


The English School is seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic Head of Chemistry. The successful candidate must be an inspirational teacher with the ability to lead and develop the department.  Applicants should be passionate about teaching Chemistry, with experience in teaching Science at KS3, Chemistry GCSE at KS4 and A Level Chemistry at KS5. High standards in examination results and an individualised approach to pupil progress are essential.

The Chemistry department is a vital part of school life, with a very high uptake at IGCSE and A level.  Examination results at IGCSE, AS and A level are outstanding. The Head of Department will have responsibility for the smooth running of the department as well as for innovation and development. The Head of Chemistry will manage the department’s resources and equipment and the successful candidate will work closely with the other Heads of Science to ensure that every aspect of the delivery of the Science curriculum is of the highest quality.

The Department works closely with a range of other departments to offer a strong extra-curricular programme and to enhance pupil experience. The successful candidate will be required to maintain and enhance the very high standards of pupil support offered at GCSE, AS and A level.

Full details of the posts and an application Form can be downloaded from the School’s website: www.englishschool.ac.cy

Completed applications and a cover letter ONLY to be sent via email to the following address: vacancies@englishschool.ac.cy

For any queries please contact the Human Resources Manager on 22 799 515

Closing date for completed applications to reach the School by 12.00 noon, Friday 24th May 2019

Note: The English School, Nicosia is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate criminal records checks.

Questions regarding safeguarding of children will be asked during the interview.

Any canvassing will disqualify.

More about The English School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: P.O Box 23575, Nicosia, 1684, Cyprus. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +357 22 799300
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