Teacher of Chemistry- Senior School

Date Posted: Monday 14 February 2022

Vacancy Type: Full-time / 52 weeks

Closing date for application: 03/03/2022

Interview date: 11/03/2022

Permanent / Full-time

Required for September 2022

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents and alumni. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

We are seeking a Teacher of Chemistry who is passionate about science and able to deliver creative and exciting lessons to inspire our students. This is an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Chemistry to join our dynamic and high-achieving department.

The successful applicant will be able to stretch the most able pupils, including those who have ambitions to pursue the study of medicine, veterinary medicine or similar courses and those wishing to continue their study of Chemistry or Natural Sciences at Oxbridge and other competitive universities. Equally, they will be able to inspire all pupils from Year 7 onwards to appreciate and enjoy Chemistry, even if their A-Level, university and career ambitions lie outside the sciences.

The start date for this position is September 2022.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities.
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London.
  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS)
  • Free life assurance
  • An extensive benefits package including; free lunches, use of sports facilities, including gym and swimming pool*
  • Competitive salary

* Conditions apply

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and either email this to our HR Department at or post it to our HR Department, St Albans High School for Girls, Townsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJ. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 3 March 2022

Interviews to be held on Friday 11 March 2022

The High 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.

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