Lead Teacher of Chemistry
Lead Teacher of Chemistry | Main Pay Scale 1-9 + £1,500 ARA | Permanent, Full-time | September Start
Lead Teacher of Chemistry
Salary: UCL Academy Main Pay Scale 1-9 + £1,500 ARA for Lead Teacher of Chemistry
Required: September 2017
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London Borough of Camden
"The school's work to promote pupils' personal development and welfare is outstanding"
We are seeking to appoint a motivated and ambitious Lead Teacher of Chemistry to join our popular and oversubscribed STEM specialist academy. Applications are welcomed from both experienced practitioners and developing teachers. Additional responsibility allowances may be available for experienced candidates.
Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, The UCL Academy is a mixed 11-19 Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden. Priding ourselves on high academic aspirations, A-Level students in 2016 attained substantially above the national average for A*-B grades, and we expect GCSE outcomes to be well above the national average when the first cohort of pupils take their examinations in 2017.
Science teachers at UCL Academy plan and teach a curriculum which is both inspiring and engaging and includes elements of cutting edge research. Our links with University College London give us access to unrivalled University laboratories with specialist equipment. We aim to enrich our students with practical and real-life context self-directed activities. The iGEM competition, Global Experiment, CREST awards, Greenpower Electric Car' competition and Salter's chemistry festivals are encouraged to extend the students beyond the curriculum and give them chance experience 'genuine' science.
Our sponsor, University College London, is among the top universities in the world, we benefit terrifically from this supportive partnership. Staff and students alike develop their teaching and learning in exciting ways informed by the latest research. Staff from both institutions work collaboratively, with those from the university being used aspirationally with the academy's students.
* State-of-the-art classroom technology - including Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration theatres for interactive teaching talks by visiting academics from UCL
* Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development
* Intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning - 50% of teachers are now enrolled in the coaching programme
* An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources
* Laptops & iPads for all staff members
How to Apply
To apply please request an application pack from Steven Jackson at , or you can contact Steven on for further information. Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.
Closing Date: 12.00 noon on Thursday 18th May 2017
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.
Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.
Steven Jackson c/o The UCL Academy
Adelaide Road, Camden London, NW3 3AQ