Head of Chemistry, Spinkhill, Near Sheffield

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Mount St Mary's CollegeSpinkhill, Near Sheffield

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MSM Teachers’ Main Pay Scale (starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience) with Additional Management and Responsibility Allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Nestled in beautiful and spacious private grounds in a North East Derbyshire village, Mount St Mary’s College is staffed by a community who are genuine in their compassion and commitment to the needs of the student. 

We have an opportunity for an outstanding Chemistry Teacher to join the Science department at Mount St Mary’s College, one of North Derbyshire’s most successful Catholic Schools. Mount St Mary’s College is an 11-18 Independent Jesuit School of over 300 pupils. 

The successful candidate will be an excellent and innovative classroom practitioner with the ability to inspire and motivate students and teachers alike, and will adopt inventive and dynamic approaches to further the success of the department. We are looking for someone able to teach Chemistry from Key Stages 3 through to A Level. There is also the opportunity for the right candidate to take on the responsibility of being the Head of Department for Science, in addition to being the subject specialist. 

As the Head of Chemistry or leader of the Science department, you will be an outstanding teacher, delivering consistently good and outstanding lessons, an excellent team player with the highest standards of professionalism and expectations of students. You will have a track record of success in maximising student progress across all key stages. 

Teachers at Mount St Mary’s College are passionate about the teaching of their subject and collectively form a dynamic team with ongoing reflection of their own performance. They set themselves the very highest standards and commit to ‘going the extra mile’ to ensure pupils enjoy their lessons and make outstanding progress. Our standards and expectations are high, and we expect our staff to lead our continuing drive for excellence in the classroom. We are seeking to recruit inspirational and outstanding teachers, ensuring that Mount St Mary’s is a truly outstanding establishment.  

A willingness to support the ethos of the school is essential. There are many opportunities for professional development through contributing to extra-curricular activities and whole school initiatives.

For further details and to download an application form, please visit our website http://msmcollege.com/about-us/join-the-team  

CVs will not be accepted. Completed applications should be returned by the closing date to hr@msmcollege.com  

Closing date: Noon on Tuesday, 21st May 2019. We are requesting applications to be submitted as soon possible with the view to conduct interviews on Friday, 24th May 2019.

Please note if you do not hear within 4 weeks of the closing date, your application has not been successful.

Mount St Mary’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

Mount St Mary’s College values diversity and strives to promote equality at all levels, including its employees, students and customers.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: College Road, Spinkhill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S21 3YL, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1246 433388
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