Head of Chemistry, Suffolk

Closing date:Expiring soon

Royal Hospital SchoolSuffolk

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019, or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: RHS own salary scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18 year olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School has the following vacancy:

HEAD OF CHEMISTRY

This is an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to take on the leadership of a well-resourced and successful Chemistry Department from September 2019, or sooner if possible.

The role would suit someone seeking promotion and looking to take on wider responsibility, or an experienced Head of Department willing to work as part of a team with the other Heads of Science.  The Head of Chemistry will provide the department with dynamic and creative leadership, building on the considerable academic progress that has taken place in recent years. The Head of Chemistry will also be expected to contribute to the many activities of the thriving Science Department. 

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner with a proven record of high academic outcomes for pupils across Years 7 to 13. They will possess the leadership and communications skills necessary to support and motivate others. Successful applicants will have an understanding of the commitment required in a large boarding and day school.

RHS has its own salary scale, outstanding development opportunities and subsidised accommodation may be available.  

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to recruitment@royalhospitalschool.org

Closing date for applications:  12 noon 26 February

Interviews will be held: 6/7 March 

Please note: early applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur sooner.

Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting www.royalhospitalschool.org/vacancies  or by contacting the HR Manager on recruitment@royalhospitalschool.org or 01473 326200.

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit www.royalhospitalschool.org 

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holbrook, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 326200
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Set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the Stour Estuary and within an hour of London, the Royal Hospital School is a leading, co-educational boarding and day school for ...