Head of Chemistry
Required from 4th January 2021, or as soon as possible afterwards.
Full time, Permanent Contract
Salary range: £23,723 to £40,000 (Plus Responsibility Allowance C, £1,500)
(Starting salary dependent upon qualifications and experience)
Not only can we offer the chance to teach successful and ambitious students, but we can do so in the beautiful Cotswold setting of Cirencester. The department itself is a vibrant, supportive and forward-thinking team; the teaching staff work together closely and have a genuine passion for the subject. We are seeking adaptable and creative individuals to join our high achieving team and contribute to curriculum initiatives. Candidates should also expect to act as a personal tutor.
Most of your teaching timetable will involve A-Level Chemistry so this is a great opportunity whether you are experienced in Further Education or want to make the switch from an 11-18 school. The successful candidate will also lead our team in teaching Chemistry. In addition to this, you will be a key contributor in the development and launch of the new T-Level Health and Science: Science pathway.
You should have a commitment to further education and be motivated to achieve high standards in teaching and learning. The ability to work well within teams and to adapt to curriculum demands is essential. Ideally you should possess a good honours degree and a teaching qualification. The College is very supportive of new entrants into the teaching profession and we are therefore willing to consider applications from graduates who are willing to undertake a supported PGDE as part of their professional development.
Closing date for applications: 1st December 2020, 9am
Interviews will be held: Week commencing 7th December 2020
Benefits include: Generous holiday scheme, a defined benefit Teachers Pension scheme (including life assurance), free on-site car parking, on-site fitness suite, Refectory, Cycle to Work Scheme.
This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Cirencester College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.