Science: 2nd in Department

Chase High School, Westcliff on Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC8824000-280S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers Main or Upper pay scale plus TLR2b
Position Start Date: 01/04/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 25/02/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: To be arranged upon receipt of application  

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Full Time

Teachers Main Scale or Upper Pay Scale plus TLR2b

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced science teacher to support the leadership of this popular department in its continued drive for excellence. Applications are welcome from scientists of any specialism and there is the possibility of A level teaching for the right candidate.

Chase High School is a vibrant and inclusive 11-18 school, committed to providing high quality, all-round education for every student. We are at an exciting time in our development and are seeking to build a team who believes that education has the power to transform the lives of young people and has the ability to inspire them to believe it for themselves.

Results have risen rapidly in recent years and the successful candidate will have the skills and enthusiasm to make a significant contribution to our continued improvement.

For further information and a job description please contact Mrs Sue Callaghan on 01702 354441 Chase High School is committed to safer recruitment so all applicants must be prepared to undergo screening to confirm their suitability to work with children

Closing date for this vacancy: 25 February 2019

Interviews will be arranged upon receipt of applications

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early upon successful appointment.

Chase High School is an academy that forms part of the Brentwood Academies Trust in partnership with St Martins, Brentwood.

The Science Department

The Science Department at Chase High is at a pivotal time in its development and this is an opportunity for the right candidate to make a significant contribution to further improvement.

The department is very well resourced with 6 fully equipped laboratories, two prep rooms and a team of highly experienced technicians. A seventh lab will be built this summer to accommodate rising school numbers. There are interactive whiteboards in all rooms and practical work is encouraged.

The students study a bespoke KS3 programme based on the Collins scheme and AQA courses are followed for GCSE. Both separate sciences and the trilogy course are taught to students. A levels are currently offered in Biology and Chemistry and in 2018 one of our students gained place a medical school.

The department undertakes many extra-curricular activities including science club, robotics club, the Faraday Challenge (winners of the Innovation Award in 2018) and the popular Bushcraft Camp.

If you want to work with a friendly and supportive team of experienced scientists to deliver high quality science lessons to students across the ability range, then we would like to meet you.

Information about the School

Chase High School converted to an academy on 1 April 2015 under sponsorship of Brentwood Academies Trust. Ours is a happy, busy school where individualism is commended, difference is celebrated and the progress of every child and every adult is supported. For further details about our school, please visit our website

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Sue Callaghan
Chase High School
Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff on Sea
Essex, SS0 0RT
Telephone: 01702 354441

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