Teacher of Chemistry (Maternity Cover), Hammersmith, London

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The Godolphin and Latymer SchoolHammersmith, London

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Start date: April or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Chemistry

Temporary and full time

From April or September 2018 to August 2019

The Godolphin and Latymer School is one of the country’s leading Independent Day Schools for Girls, located on a six acre site in Hammersmith.  Our facilities are excellent and the girls are bright, talented and highly motivated.  Subjects within the large and thriving Science Faculty are extremely popular, taught in a suite of modern and well-equipped laboratories by specialist teachers.  Outstanding examination results are achieved.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a passionate and well-qualified Teacher of Chemistry to join the school for at least 3 terms, to provide maternity leave cover in the department.  The post-holder can start at either the beginning of the summer or autumn term of 2018 and will be expected to remain in post until 31 August 2019.

The appointed candidate will be joining a team of 7 enthusiastic and proactive Chemists, with a strong focus on skills development and independent learning.  Supported by technical staff, a range of new technology and practical work is used in the classroom and laboratory.  The ability to teach up to and including GCSE and A-Level is essential.  We teach Edexcel Chemistry at A-Level and IGCSE Edexcel at GCSE. 

All members of the department play a role in the extensive extra-curricular life of the faculty and our students enjoy participating in a wide range of additional activities, in a stimulating and fun learning environment.

This is a fixed purpose (maternity cover) contract of employment and the salary awarded will depend upon qualifications and experience.

For further information about our school and this role, please visit www.godolphinandlatymer.com.  Fully completed application forms should be returned to recruitment@godolphinandlatymer.com by noon on 16 January 2018.  CVs alone and late applications will not be accepted.  It is anticipated that interviews for this position will take place during the week commencing 22 January 2018.

The Godolphin and Latymer School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the receipt of an enhanced DBS certificate and registration with the update service.

The Charity called The Godolphin and Latymer School (charity registration number 312699) is administered by The Godolphin and Latymer School Foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee (Company number 3598439).

THE GODOLPHIN AND LATYMER SCHOOL, Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 0PG. HMC/GSA 800 girls, 11-18 (220 in the Sixth Form).

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More about The Godolphin and Latymer School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 0PG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 87411936
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About the school

The Godolphin and Latymer School is one of this Country’s leading Independent Day Schools for Girls. Founded in 1905, it has been both a state grammar school and an independent school in its 110 years. Located in Hammersmith, West Lo...