The School is looking for a well qualified and passionate Chemistry Tutor to teach pupils preparing for GCSE and A-level examinations in the summer. The post is temporary with an immediate start date .
Up to 8.5 hours teaching a week is available.
The specifications currently followed for Chemistry are the Edexcel course for Sixth Form, and the AQA course at GCSE. Top set pupils take all three sciences separately at GCSE. Pupils in Years 7 and 8 follow a course preparing them for GCSE, based on national recommendations.
The well-equipped department is housed in a purpose-built block with four laboratories and two preparation rooms, with a further laboratory detached from the main block devoted mostly to Prep School teaching. Science subjects are popular options at A-level, and the department has among the strongest results in the school, particularly at GCSE.
The successful candidate will have a passion for science and the capacity to communicate this to his or her pupils.
- excellent academic credentials
- a highly successful tutor
- strong interpersonal skills
- diplomatic and patient
- well organised, efficient and able to manage competing priorities
- collaborative, reliable and resilient
- highly effective communication skills, in person and in writing
- integrity and discretion
- inspiring confidence in others
- understanding of and support for the Christian and Catholic ethos of the School
Pay and benefits
The hourly rate of pay will be on the Rye Scale, according to qualifications and experience.
Lunch is provided in the school dining room, and refreshments are provided in the Staff Room at morning break and teatime. There is car parking on site, and the School is easily accessible by bus.
How to apply
Applications (application form, accompanying letter and full curriculum vitae with contact details for two referees) should be addressed to the Head, Miss Joanne Croft, and sent by email to the Human Resources Manager, Ms Ellen Phelips (email@example.com).
For an application form, please contact Ellen Phelips (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit the Staff Vacancies page on the school website.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 25 October.
We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and all staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.