Trainee Teacher of Chemistry, Hammersmith, London

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The Godolphin and Latymer SchoolHammersmith, London

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with the position and dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Trainee Teacher of Chemistry

Full time and fixed term

September 2018 to August 2020

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 Science Faculty are extremely popular and are taught in a suite of modern and well-equipped laboratories by specialist teachers.  Outstanding examination results are achieved.

The school seeks to appoint a passionate and well-qualified graduate to the role of Trainee Teacher of Chemistry, joining a team of seven enthusiastic and proactive Chemists.  This would be a two year fixed term contract, with the objective of gaining a Secondary PGCE and QTS Status on completion.

The Chemistry department has a strong focus on skills development and independent learning.  Supported by technical staff and a range of new technology, practical work is carried out in the classroom and laboratory. 

Although full support will be provided, the trainee teacher appointed will need to have the ability to teach up to and including GCSE and A-Level from the outset, on a reduced timetable to allow for their studies.  We currently teach IGCSE Edexcel at GCSE, Edexcel Chemistry at A-Level and Standard and Higher Level Chemistry in the IB Diploma Programme. 

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.

The salary will be commensurate to the post and will depend upon qualifications and experience.

Please visit our website,, for further information about the school and visit for further information about the trainee scheme.  In order to be considered for this position, applications must be made on the school’s application form and sent to the school by post or by email to as soon as possible.  CVs alone will not be accepted.

Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage.

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...