Lymm High School is a 11-18 school with nearly 1900 students (380 in the 6th form) and exceptional resources, including 28 acres of beautiful grounds, a swimming pool, leisure complex and our own residential centre in Anglesey. A very good and well-established school already, we have made rapid progress in recent years and have no intention of resting on our laurels. The potential here is immense and the successful applicant will have a key role in our continued development.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a successful Chemistry department to even greater things at a very exciting time for our school. Chemistry is a popular subject in the school, with healthy numbers choosing it for A’ level every year. Last summer, two thirds of students gained 9-7 grades at GCSE in Chemistry separate science, with equally excellent results expected this year.
We are looking for a Head of Chemistry who is keenly interested in how young people learn, committed to high standards in teaching and learning and who can work well with colleagues in a supportive and successful school. Leadership across the science faculty alongside the Head of Faculty and other heads of subject is a key aspect of the role. Your level of experience is less important to us than your willingness to learn and your drive and determination to improve outcomes and provision for young people.
The successful candidate will be:
• an outstanding teacher of Chemistry
• someone with the highest expectations of what young people are capable of
• enthusiastic and passionate, with strong subject knowledge
• a committed and hardworking team member