Head of Chemistry, Holt, Norfolk

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Gresham's SchoolHolt, Norfolk

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The salary band for this position is based on our own Gresham’s Academic Staff Pay Structure. An allowance is paid for the HoD element of the role.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Gresham’s School is situated in the Georgian town of Holt and sits within 200 acres of glorious countryside. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, and with the Norfolk Broads and the North Norfolk Coast just a few miles away.  

Gresham’s offers a rare opportunity where children can join us at our Nursery and Pre-Prep from the age of 2 and continue with their education at our Prep and Senior Schools. Our most recent inspection (February 2016) by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) rated Gresham’s ‘Excellent’ in all nine categories across all three schools, Pre Prep, Prep and Senior.  

As Head of Chemistry at the Senior School, you will take our pupils on a journey of discovery from Year 9 through to Year 13.  At 6th form we offer both IB and A level.  The role will suit an experienced Chemist who has a strong and successful academic and leadership background.  

The School has both boarding and day pupils and runs an extended school day and a vast range of sporting and extra-curricular opportunities. All our academic staff are expected to embrace the co-curricular life at Gresham’s, whether you love sport, drama or enjoy working on projects with the local community, we have more than enough to keep you busy.  

To apply for the role, please visit our website www.greshams.com/Job-opportunities where you will find an application form.  Our recruitment team can also be reached by telephone on 01263 714589 or by emailing hr@greshams.com   

Candidates should note that the timeframe for application/interview is very tight, applications close on 21st March 2018.  Interviews to take place on 23 March 2018.  


Gresham’s are proud of its exemplary approach to the safeguarding of our children and conduct a robust recruitment process. Applicants are expected to engage fully with the requirements of this process. An offer to join the School is made subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check along with clearance on all other relevant safeguarding and child protection requirements.  

Registered Charity No : 1105500


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More about Gresham's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Address: Cromer Road, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6EA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1263 714500
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