Subject Leader of Chemistry, Wallington, Surrey

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Wallington County Grammar SchoolWallington, Surrey

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Start date: 1st January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (Outer London) - A "Golden Hello" will be considered for the right candidate.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

MPS or UPS (Outer London) – “Golden Hello” considered for the right candidate.  

Teaching role with career potential across our Trust. 

This is your opportunity to lead a dynamic Chemistry Subject Area where there is a high demand from students and a strong record of success. Based in one of the top achieving grammar schools in the country, with commendably high ‘Value Added’, it offers you the potential to develop your own career in a school offering excellent CPD. WCGS blends the best of tradition with the cutting edge of curriculum developments. 

Opportunities of working within Folio Education Trust schools are very rewarding and include shared, cross phase CPD, as well as opportunities for career sabbaticals and promotion.   

For the successful candidate, this is your chance to: 

 • Experience working at an outstanding school; 

 • Teach high-achieving students at KS4 and A Level;

 • Work within a highly motivated and exciting Chemistry Department which encourages students to achieve their full potential;

 • Work within a school which challenges and supports professional development through a programme of Continuing Professional Development which has received a Quality Mark for Excellence. 

 Advantages include: 

 • A highly motivated Senior Leadership Team who wish to see Chemistry flourish within the School;

  • Working with students who respond well to inspirational and motivational teaching creating memorable teaching and learning experiences;

 • A school which has Value Added scores which are consistently in the top 2% nationally;

 • Working within a school where GCSE results are always in the top 50 state schools in the country;

 • A strong House System which aims to include all students. 

For further information please contact:  

Mr David Jones, Assistant Headteacher, at 

Mr Simon Waters, Deputy Headteacher at 

 Email queries will be answered intermittently during the School summer holiday. 

Application packs are available from the School website at

Please return your completed Application Form electronically to as soon as you are ready but no later than the closing date. 

Please be aware that part of the application form requires a statement which will act as a letter of application to the Head of School. Please note CVs will not be considered. 

We welcome visits to the School. Please email Jo Johnson at to make an appointment. 

Closing Date: 14th September 2018 

We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date should there be a suitable candidate and therefore advise that applications should be submitted as soon as possible. 

Folio Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The recruitment process will include an enhanced DBS check, medical screening, confirmation of right to work in the UK and all other pre-employment checks in line with safer recruitment requirements.

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More about Wallington County Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Croydon Road, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 7PH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8647 2235
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