Teacher of Chemistry - full or part-time, Surrey

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Reigate CollegeSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Salary for full time is up to £40,092 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Post

The College is seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and hardworking teacher to join the highly successful Chemistry Department. The successful applicant will be required to teach A Level Chemistry. However, the ability to offer A Level Biology or BTEC Level 3 Human Biology would be an advantage.

The full or part-time post is to cover for maternity leave; however, the college will guarantee the post holder a fixed term contract from 1 September 2019 to 3 July 2020 inclusive.

Our ideal person will be able to demonstrate a track record of success in delivering the highest standards and achieving outstanding results. The post holder must be confident in the use of Information Technology in all aspects of their work.

The post would equally suit an experienced or newly qualified teacher.

The Department

The Department is housed in the County Building, along with other STEM subjects. The recently refurbished labs are fully equipped with data projectors, white boards, Wi-Fi, gas, water and fume cupboards. The Department has access to mobile learning devices to further enhance learning.

The Department teaches in a collaborative style, with all staff contributing to centralised resource packs. Students regularly progress onto university courses for Chemistry, Medicine, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering and Veterinary Science.

The Department has three other members of teaching staff who work closely as a team in a friendly and co-operative manner. Strong emphasis is given to mutual support by the exchange of ideas and materials. The Department also has access to an experienced team of Technicians who provide support across all of the science subjects.


The Department offers A Level Chemistry on the OCR B (Salters) specification. The course grades are consistently high with 66% of students achieving A*-B grades last year (78% A*-C) with a 100% pass rate.


The full time salary for this post is up to £40,092 per annum.


Applicants are asked to complete and return the enclosed application form to the Personnel Department by email to jobs@reigate.ac.uk as soon as possible, but no later than 9.00am on Tuesday 23 April 2019.

When completing their application, candidates are asked to indicate:

• A Level Results (A*-B grades, retention, value added)

• Particular strengths, experiences and interests that you would bring to this post

• What you are able to bring to College life outside of your teaching commitment

• Whether you are applying for a full or part-time post (including min/max percentages for part-time)

• Whether you are able to offer A Level Biology or BTEC Level 3 Human Biology

Reigate College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Reigate College
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Castlefield Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0SD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1737 221118
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About the College  

Reigate College is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, sixth form college situated in Reigate, Surrey. It educates students from 16-19 years on a single site, recruiting approximately 35% of learners from local partne...