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Job details
Employer Palmer's College
Location Thurrock
Salary £23,693 - £39,968 per annum (inclusive of Fringe Allowance)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 18th April 2017 or as soon as possible

Palmer’s College is a successful and independent sixth form College in Thurrock, providing excellence in education for over 1700 students aged 16-19 years. We pride ourselves on maintaining a high quality workforce to help our students reach their full potential.

The Department

The Faculty currently offers A-levels in Physics, Biology and Chemistry, BTEC Subsidiary Diplomas in Applied Biology and Forensic Science, and BTEC Extended Diploma in Applied Science. Technical support for practical lessons is provided from three dedicated prep rooms, each of which is managed by a Technician in Charge. All science lessons take place in a suite of eight recently-refurbished laboratories.

A large proportion of A-level Chemistry students are also studying Biology to A-level. Many move on to higher education, with medicine, biomedical science and pharmacy being popular choices.

The Post

We are looking to appoint a teacher to teach either Forensic Science and/or Chemistry. The person appointed will teach Chemistry to A-level (OCR) and will be expected to contribute to the teaching of BTEC Applied Science courses.

This will be a full time post for the 2016/17 academic year, and hours may reduce in 2017/18 in line with student numbers.

The Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary and occupational pension scheme, Palmer’s College offers the following benefits: - ongoing CPD with a comprehensive schedule of training days and Twilight sessions; free staff parking, a subsidised canteen and Coffee Shop as well the option to join the on-site Sports Centre at discounted membership fees.

Closing date: Thursday 8th December 2016 at 12pm
Interviews: w/c 12th December 2016

Should candidates wish to discuss any details of the post prior to applying, please contact Ben Holbrook, Subject Area Manager for Science, at Palmer’s College.

To apply for this role, please click on the 'Apply now' button and complete the attached application form.

Please return your completed application and monitoring questionnaire either by e-mail to or by post.

A full application pack can also be downloaded from the College website at . You can contact the HR Department on 01375 370121 ext 226 if you are unable to do so.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted

Palmer’s College is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding young people.

About the employer

Information about Palmer's College
Phase Further Education
Gender Mixed
Age range 16 - 19 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Chadwell Road
RM17 5TD
United Kingdom
+44 1375 385479