Teacher of Chemistry

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Teacher of Chemistry

Epsom, Surrey
Glyn School
Full or Part Time
MPR / UPR (fringe)
13th February 2020
Start Date
1st September 2020
3rd March 2020 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
1st September 2020
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1091067

Are you an inspiring Chemistry Teacher looking for a position in an Ofsted ranking ‘Outstanding’ school?

Your opportunity:

We are looking for a dynamic and highly skilled Chemistry teacher to join the well-regarded and successful Science faculty at Glyn School. Science is an integral part of the curriculum at Glyn and is taught across KS3, KS4 and KS5. Each class at KS3 is taught Biology, Chemistry and Physics and periodic set changes occur based on regular assessment. Triple and Combined Science is offered at KS4. Science is a popular subject choice at KS5, with an average of three A Level classes for all branches of Science - Physics, Chemistry and Biology. 

Glyn School has developed a reputation for challenging and stretching students with engaging and enriching teaching across all key stages. Our highly engaged and hardworking students achieve excellent examination results, as demonstrated by 44% 9-7, 85% 9-5 results in GCSE Chemistry, and 27% A*-A outcomes at A Levels. We have a consistently successful past record of students obtaining places to study Chemistry at Oxbridge.

As a Chemistry teacher at Glyn School, you will have plenty of CPD opportunities for professional development and growth. Working as part of the GLF Trust comprising of 40 schools, we are able to support you with career pathways for progression. We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at, and welcome flexible working arrangements. NQT candidates are encouraged to apply. 

About Glyn School:

Why should you teach at Glyn?

Glyn is an ‘outstanding’ school; to be exceptional is for our students to leave not only with the grades necessary to pursue their goals, but also with the life-skills they need to thrive and contribute to the global economy and community. An oversubscribed 11-19 Academy, Glyn is the lead school in the successful and thriving GLF Multi-Academy Trust. We are a vibrant school for boys with 1229 students on roll (Year 7-11), and a successful mixed Sixth Form with 490 students. Glyn is ideally situated just ten minutes’ walk from both Ewell East and Ewell West stations, both of which are approximately 20 minutes from Clapham Junction and within Zone 6.

Learning and Teaching is at the heart of Glyn. We aim to deliver lessons that inspire and engage students who will then go on to fulfil and exceed their potential. Teachers who have a passion for their subject and build strong relationships with their students cultivate a ‘love of learning’ that ultimately sees the young people we teach make exceptional progress. We firmly believe that high quality professional development is an important part of excellent teaching and we enthusiastically pursue ongoing teacher development: CPD, no matter where a teacher is in their career, is part of the fabric and culture of the school. For a glimpse of what we do for CPD, please visit our Learning Teaching channel – Glyn TV.

What other team members say about their careers at Glyn:

“Glyn is a great place for career development - there are lots of opportunities to take on new responsibilities and to undertake professional development”.

"I moved to Glyn after five years at a grammar school. It was definitely the right move for me. I absolutely love the atmosphere at Glyn. The students are a joy to teach and my team are incredibly supportive of each other. It's fantastic to work at a highly respected school where learning and teaching always takes priority”.

What we are looking for:

You will:

• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner.

• Have excellent leadership and communication skills.

• Have a proven track record in achieving excellent student progress.

• Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.

• Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.

• Be keen to be part of the wider school community, participating in extra-curricular clubs.

Why work at Glyn School (please do review our Glyn Staff Welfare document that is included in this advert):

• An environment where the focus is on high quality teaching.

• An environment where senior and middle leaders offer exceptional support for and emphasize staff well-being.

• A culture of coaching with regular career development meetings offered with the Headteacher.

• Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.

• An opportunity to work collaboratively with leaders across the wider GLF MAT.

The Details:

Start date: September 2020 

Contract type:  Permanent 

Pay Scale:  MPR / UPR (fringe) 

Pay Range:  £25,543 - £41,635 

Closing date for advert:  Monday, 2 March 2020 


You are very welcome to come and visit us at Glyn School. Please contact Sri Narasimhan, HR to arrange a suitable date and time.


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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