Teacher of Chemistry – The Grey Coat Hospital

Date posted: 13th May 2022 Closing date: 20th May 2022 Borough: City of Westminster Position: Teacher of Chemistry
Interview Date: 27th May 2022 Salary: MPS UPS A recruitment & retention point will be granted to the successful candidate School: Grey Coat Hospital Secondary School (Lwr)


The Grey Coat Hospital 
Greycoat Place, London SW1P 2DY

Teacher of Chemistry MPS/UPS
(A recruitment and retention point will be granted to the successful candidate)

The Grey Coat Hospital is seeking to recruit an outstanding teacher to join a very successful and high performing department.

The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England school for girls aged eleven to eighteen with a mixed Sixth Form. The historic foundation of the school and its current ethos are rooted in a confident and generous Christian faith and practice, which welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and beliefs.

The school is situated in the heart of central London close to excellent transport links. We are a heavily oversubscribed comprehensive school for girls with excellent GCSE results. 91% of students attained 5+ subjects overall including 9-4 English and Maths. 43% of all grades attained in all subjects at KS4 were A*-A or 7-9. We also have a large sixth form of 240 students where students achieve outstanding results with a percentage of top grades well above the national average.

The Grey Coat Hospital, when last inspected, was judged to be ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED in March 2009. In 2020 the School achieved ‘excellent’ in the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools. We are proud of our ethos of continued self-improvement, which characterises every aspect of our culturally diverse school. The school is committed to building on our passion for excellent teaching and learning as well as continuing to place an emphasis on our language specialism and international ethos.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • be an enthusiastic, inspiring and creative leader
  • have excellent subject knowledge
  • be able to commit and contribute to the continuing success of the department and the school
  • be able to effectively and confidently, teach KS5

The school has an excellent programme of support for all new staff and is committed to professional development. We actively encourage teachers to explore innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts.

For further information including a job description, person specification and application form, please refer to the links on our website.

Closing date for applications: Friday 20th May 12:00 noon.

IMPORTANT: To apply, please check the supporting documents and download the GCH teaching application form. (or visit the gch.org.uk website where the application form can also be found) Once completed, please send the application form by an email.  Please note we will not consider CVs.

Canvassing any employee, or member of the Governing Body, directly or indirectly is prohibited and will be considered as a disqualification.

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