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Teacher of Chemistry

St Albans High School for GirlsHertfordshire

Fixed term maternity cover / Full-time

Preferred start date January 2022

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities. 

We are seeking a self-motivated, innovative and outward-looking subject teacher who is passionate about chemistry and able to deliver creative and exciting lessons to inspire our students. This is an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspiring Teacher of Chemistry to join our dynamic and high-achieving department. 

The successful applicant will be able to stretch the most able pupils who at GCSE are en route to A Level and have ambitions to pursue study at Oxbridge, in medicine, veterinary science or similar destinations; whilst also being able to engage and enthuse pupils across the ability range in all Key Stages.

The preferred start date for this position is January 2022 (a later start date may be considered for the right candidate). This full-time position is offered on a fixed term, maternity cover basis until the end of the academic year 2022. 

In return we offer:

• Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. 

• An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London.

• Use of sports facilities, including gym*

• An extensive benefits package; free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance.

• Competitive salary.

* Conditions apply

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website www.stahs.org.uk/vacancies  

Applications to be reviewed upon receipt and interviews arranged accordingly.

Once a suitable candidate is found the advert will be withdrawn, please therefore submit your application without delay.

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Registered Charity No: 311065


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