Teacher of Chemistry, Farnham, Surrey

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Weydon SchoolFarnham, Surrey

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Weydon Teachers’ Pay Scale (£25,542 - £41,634) depending on experience and expertise
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, innovative and inspirational teacher with the passion and enthusiasm to fulfil a key role in the school as a Teacher of Chemistry, for September 2020. This post would suit somebody looking for their first teaching role, or someone with more experience.

Weydon School is a large, ambitious and outstanding school in an unspoilt area of Surrey within easy reach of London. We are the Lead School for the Weydon Multi Academy Trust, comprising of ourselves, Woolmer Hill School, The Ridgeway School, The Abbey School and Farnham Heath End School. The close proximity of these schools allows lots of opportunities for staff collaboration.

The Times has recently rated Weydon School 1st across the UK for 11-16 schools, and achievements in Chemistry are exceptional. It has been said that we have grammar school outcomes and independent sector facilities; our ongoing and recent successes clearly demonstrate this. We have our fantastic Faraday block for Science lessons and our existing laboratories are undergoing a period of refurbishment.

Students are respectful and responsive, and are proud to uphold the strong values of the school. Colleagues and the leadership team are highly supportive. If you join us, you will benefit from our extensive CPD programme organised in conjunction with our teaching school. 

The curriculum area is a very strong team who generate outstanding results, with 77% of students achieving a 9-7 and 100% 9-5.   

We welcome applications from both well-qualified teachers and those who are at the beginning of their career. The key is that you are enthusiastic and capable of contributing to a highly effective and supportive Chemistry teaching team. 

In addition to the attractive Weydon Pay Scale, we also offer free use of our gym facilities, free extra-curricular sporting activities for staff such as circuits, yoga and volleyball, international school trips, enhanced Medical Package, excellent in-house CPD, free refreshments and snacks at break times and even drum lessons. For those looking to relocate, there is an option for convenient and affordable staff accommodation. Please ask for more information.  

Please call Miranda Francis on 01252 725052 for an informal chat or to arrange a visit.

For more information on Weydon School, what we can offer and the role, please visit www.weydonschool.surrey.sch.uk 

All applications must be made on the Weydon application form, along with a supporting statement, and sent to recruitment@weydonschool.surrey.sch.uk  

Closing date: 27th January 2020

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment procedures and an enhanced DBS check.


More about Weydon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Weydon Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8UG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1252 725052
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Weydon is an outstanding school (Ofsted 2009) and it has a high academic success rate at both GCSE and Key Stage 3. We are consistently ranked in the top three of 11-16 comprehensives in the country, according to The Sunday Times Parent Power, with 8...