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Chemistry Teacher - Maternity Cover

Chemistry Teacher - Maternity Cover Required for May 2021

1 Year Fixed Term Contract

We are seeking an inspirational and enthusiastic Teacher of Chemistry to join our successful Science Faculty, the ability to teach all Key Stages is essential. 

The ability to teach Maths KS3/KS4, Computer Science KS3/KS4 or Biology KS3 would be an advantage.

The Science Faculty consists of a team of experienced, enthusiastic, and committed teachers who gain excellent results.

The successful candidate should:

  • Be an inspirational classroom practitioner with an irresistible enthusiasm for their subject. As a reflective practitioner you will be constantly looking to develop your practice through collaboration, experimentation, and hard work.
  • Be a team player working closely with the Heads of Department to develop the learning experiences for all our students
  • Be creative and innovative constantly looking for new ways to challenge our high ability students across all Key Stages
  • Contribute to secure the highest standards of pupil achievement, monitoring, tracking, supporting, and evaluating pupil achievement. Setting targets for improvement and implementing effective strategies for underperforming students.

We can offer you:

  • Highly motivated, curious, and industrious students
  • A strong, highly qualified staff team and an ethos of tolerance and respect with a community spirit
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development
  • An environment which promotes innovation

Southend High School for Girls is a highly successful and oversubscribed girl’s grammar school rated

‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

This is an exciting time to join the school as it moves forward under the leadership of its Headteacher,

Mr Jason Carey

Application forms are available at

Any queries please contact Karen Lacey by e-mail at

Closing date:  Monday 8th March 2021

All staff at Southend High School for Girls have a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.  This is a customer-facing role needing fluent spoken English.