Vacancies Teacher of Chemistry 05.05.2020

Full time
Temporary (maternity cover)
For the academic year 2020/2021

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, London.  The School’s facilities are excellent, making it an exciting place to learn and work.  The bright, creative and motivated girls at Godolphin and Latymer receive unrivalled academic and pastoral support and outstanding examination results are achieved.

Subjects within the large and thriving Science Faculty are extremely popular.  Taught by specialist teachers and supported by dedicated technical staff, a range of new technologies is used in a modern suite of well-equipped classrooms and laboratories to facilitate effective learning.  There is a strong focus on skills development and independent learning and high importance is placed on hands-on practical work. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and well-qualified Teacher of Chemistry to join the school on a full time and temporary (fixed purpose maternity cover) basis from 1 September 2020 to 31 August 2021.

The appointed candidate will be joining a team of ten enthusiastic and proactive Chemists.  The ability to teach up to and including GCSE and A Level is essential.  Experience of teaching the IB Diploma Programme, and/or experience of Oxbridge preparation, would be desirable.  We currently teach Edexcel Chemistry at A Level and Edexcel IGCSE 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.  All staff are expected to contribute to the thriving extra-curricular programme on offer at the School.

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

Accommodation may be available for new staff in a local six-unit property.

Fully completed application forms should be returned to recruitment@godolphinandlatymer.com as soon as possible.  Please note that applications must be made on the school’s application form.  CVs alone will not be accepted.

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

The 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.

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).