Subject Leader of Chemistry

Job Title: Subject Leader of Chemistry  
Grade: MPS/ UPS + TLR 2B
Hours: Full Time
Accountable to: Assistant Headteacher
Start Date: 27th August 2024  - or sooner
Closing date for applications: 2nd June 2024 - midnight

We reserve the right to withdraw the vacancy, should we find a suitable candidate.

We are very pleased to advertise for the position of Subject Leader of Chemistry here at Bishop Justus Church of England School. The successful applicant will provide outstanding teaching and learning and leadership of the Chemistry department to secure high attainment of students and to collaborate effectively with colleagues to design and deliver engaging curricula.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Bishop Justus, a large and dynamic Church of England school in the busy suburb of Bromley. Our school vision and ethos are at the centre of what we do, we care about and educate the whole child, combining excellent education with a firm and moral grounding so our learners can give back to their communities.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be an excellent Teacher of Chemistry (must have taught Chemistry up to KS5);
  • Have a love of the subject and desire and ability to convey this to students;
  • Be enthusiastic, energetic and open to innovation;
  • Possess effective communication skills and be emotionally intelligent;
  • Possess effective ICT skills and be open to new uses of technology in the workplace;
  • Be committed to co-curricular activities including lunch time activities;
  • Be committed to continuing professional learning;
  • Have integrity, optimism and a good sense of humour;
  • Hold a good honours degree along with qualified teacher status;
  • Have some leadership experience;

In return, we offer:

  • A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues;
  • A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do;
  • A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals;
  • A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the students’ life chances;
  • A school in which the students are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful.

We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit prior to application.

Application Pack

Application Form

We are committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

As an employee of the Aquinas Church of England Education Trust you are required to have regard to the character of the Trust and its foundation and to undertake not to do anything in any way contrary to the interests of the foundation.

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