Teacher of Chemistry, Kingston upon Thames

Kingston Grammar SchoolKingston upon Thames

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Kingston Grammar School salary scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

A Leading HMC Selective Co-Educational Day School.   

Conveniently located in the heart of Kingston upon Thames, with its excellent transport links to central London by rail and road. A newly renovated, 22-acre sports grounds and boat house on the River Thames, opposite Hampton Court Palace, is the home of KGS Sport.

“Pupils exhibit very strong study skills and are able to think for themselves and work independently, due in large part to carefully planned and well-structured lessons and a curriculum that challenges and captivates pupils.” (ISI Inspection May 2017)

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and well-qualified Teachers into our Chemistry department. The applicants will ideally be able to teach to GCSE and there is an opportunity to teach up to A level and Oxbridge entry. Experienced teachers and NQTs are welcome to apply.

Every member of staff at KGS is expected to involve themselves in the co-curricular life of the school and we particularly welcome applicants who might be able to support any of the following activities: Junior Science Club, Faraday Society, Engineering Club, CCF, Community Service; or those who are prepared to assist the coaching of Hockey, Rowing, Cricket or Football.

Staff are remunerated through the Kingston Grammar School salary scale, which tracks significantly above the national scale for teachers.

A job description and full person specification can be downloaded below or visit the Vacancies section on the School’s website at ww.kgs.org.uk/about/vacancies 

A visit to the School or a chat with our Head of Chemistry to find out more prior to application can be organised. Please contact Alex Butler if you would like to arrange either.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 27th January 2020. 

Early applications welcome. We will review applications and invite applicants to interview on a rolling basis.  

Kingston Grammar 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 (DBS).

Registered Charity No. 1078461.



More about Kingston Grammar School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 70 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 6PY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8546 5875
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Kingston Grammar School is a leading day school for boys and girls aged 11-18 in South West London. Founded in 1561, it is one of the most successful co-educational schools in the country, and has a long tradition of developing individual talent and ...