Head of Chemistry, Kingston upon Thames

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Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth FormKingston upon Thames

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Start date: September2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS | UPS | + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Chemistry

Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form


Permanent | Full-time

Required for September 2019 

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a World Class School with high expectations, encouraging our students to be aspirational with their learning and to enjoy all aspects of school life. We are looking to appoint a well-qualified and proficient Head of Chemistry to join our highly effective Faculty. 

Twelve dedicated labs and two prep rooms, house our team of specialist Science Teachers and Technicians, in a school where students are motivated and thrive in a culture of achievement and success. We are proud to deliver a wide range of extra-curricular activities and opportunities for students to extend their learning across all areas of Science.


Our ideal candidate will be a committed practitioner who shares our vision to ‘Let your light so shine – Be the best you can be’. Reporting to the Director of Science & Social Science, you will excel in leading Key stage 4 & 5 Chemistry, working with likeminded professionals within a well-resourced and engaging faculty.  


Employee wellbeing is a key part of our values, we have a wide range of incentives to engage staff and ensure they are appreciated and feel valued.  Our benefits include Teachers pension scheme; discounted on site Gym membership; Childcare vouches; cycle to work loan scheme and good relationships with a local estate agent for those relocating or renting. Also, free on-site parking, discounted fees with a local nursery, and promotions with many other local small businesses.

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form

Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an Outstanding school in all areas. In 2018 we also received World Class School Accreditation, supporting our absolute committed to providing the very best education for our students. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.

Applications submitted in writing to recruitment@tolworthgirlsschool.co.uk or via the TES

Closing Date: 9am Monday 20 May 2019

Applications will not be considered from speculative recruitment agencies. We will only accept direct applications at this time.

More about Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fullers Way North, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7LQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 83973854
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Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving Academy with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change.  Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in September 2017, staff are aspirational for their pupils and want the best for the...