Head of Chemistry

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About the role

“You are rightly proud that The Marlborough Science Academy is a caring, welcoming school in which pupils are safe and learn in a calm environment.”  OFSTED

Maintained as a “Good” School in February 2018

Head of Chemistry

The Marlborough Science Academy

St Albans Herts AL1 2QA

Salary - Negotiable according to experience  

Permanent contract starting 01/09/2019

Our Science faculty is led by an outstanding teacher, leader and previous advanced skills teacher. He is also a member of the Senior Leadership Team. You will be teaching in a harmonious, well equipped, modern and highly thought of area within the school and given every opportunity to perfect your craft as well as develop skills for your future. If you don’t feel quite ready for the rigours of Head of Chemistry, please get in touch anyway – we can provide outstanding learning opportunities if we can clearly see potential.

Marlborough is an oversubscribed, dynamic and forward thinking school, we are just about to embark on a £2.4 million building project and our commitment to staff and student wellbeing is central in all we do, every day.

We are looking to appoint a colleague who:

  • has a genuine high regard for young people
  • a love of their subject
  • excellent communication skills
  • a drive to learn and to share your learning as a middle leader
  • has ambition

If you like the sound of our school, we want to hear from you.

Applications to be made by 31st May 2019 at 5.00pm. Interviews will be held week commencing 3rd June 2019, during which you will be asked to teach a 30 minute lesson outlining what, for you, makes your subject exciting. Your application should also be accompanied with 500 words explaining your vision for Chemistry, and how you would like students to describe your lessons.

The school supports and promotes the safeguarding of children and is an equal opportunities employer. References will be sought prior to interview. This vacancy will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and will require the candidates to evidence the right to work in the UK.

To arrange a visit contact Ann Tyson HR Assistant by email a.tyson@marlborough.herts.sch.uk or for more details phone 01727 731395. Completed application and person spec forms to be sent to Ann Tyson HR Assistant a.tyson@marlborough.herts.sch.uk by the close date and time.