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Head of / Teacher of Chemistry

  • Somerset

  • Wells Cathedral School

  • Full-time | Part-time | Temporary | Fixed Term | Maternity


Maternity Cover Full-time or Part-time From October 2023


We are seeking to appoint a Head of / Teacher of Chemistry to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will teach designated pupils and undertake associated pastoral duties as well as other general responsibilities in the School as agreed with the Head of Faculty, having full regard for the School’s ethos, aims and policies.

A secure knowledge and understanding of the concepts and knowledge of assessment for learning strategies and skills essential to success for pupils in Chemistry is essential.

Please clearly indicate on your application form which role you are applying for.

Closing date: Tuesday 30 May 2023, 12 noon

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 14 June 2023

Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Wells Cathedral School reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made. Applicants are therefore encouraged to apply early.

For further details, please download an application pack from our website:

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Wells Cathedral School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, and obtaining an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services certificate. In addition, as part of the shortlisting process we will carry out an online search as part of the School’s due diligence.

All positions within the School are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must therefore declare all previous convictions and cautions, including those which would normally be considered "spent" except those received for an offence committed in the United Kingdom if it has been filtered in accordance with the DBS filtering rules.

Wells Cathedral School has flourished since 909.

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15 The Liberty, Wells, BA5 2ST

  • 246 Day Boys (3-18)
  • 108 Boarding Boys (7-19)
  • 216 Day Girls (3-18)
  • 136 Boarding Girls (7-18)

01749 834200

Closing Date: 30 May 2023