We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Teacher (Chemistry) – Aberaeron Comprehensive School

Closing date: 26/09/2023

Reference: REQ104776

32.5 hours / Temporary

29,278 - 45,085 *


*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

Maternity Cover to begin in post November 2023.

We are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, committed and highly motivated teacher of Chemistry/Science to our successful department.

The successful candidate will be:

  • an outstanding teacher of Science
  • able to teach Science at KS3 and KS4 and Chemistry to A level
  • a team player with excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • committed to raising standards and someone who has a measurable impact as an individual teacher

You would join a successful department which has achieved good results during the previous years and has attracted and maintained strong AS and A level groups. The department benefits from the use of 7 Science labs – two of which have undergone a complete refurbishment – and an ICT room. Science teachers are supported by an excellent and experienced laboratory technician. 

You are welcome to telephone for an informal chat or for more information – please contact Mr O Jones, Headteacher or Mrs Sian Kedward-Jones, Head of the Science Department.

Job Description

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

Safeguarding and child protection are key priorities for us. We aim to support vulnerable children and young people to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. We and our educational establishments acknowledge that children and young people have a right to protection and will take action to safeguard their welfare. Each member of staff and volunteer is expected to share this commitment, and we will require an Enhanced Check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), formerly CRB.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Schools and Culture

We offer appropriate challenge and support to our schools, to help them deliver first class education to all pupils, across the age and ability range. Our primary functions are as follows: 

  • School Improvement: Leadership; Support and Challenge, Teaching and Learning; Digital Literacy; Literacy and Numeracy; Welsh in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs: Provision for pupils with Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion; Attendance; Educational Psychology
  • Pupil Wellbeing:Counselling; Welfare; Anti-Bullying, Pupil Voice
  • Education Governance: Data ; Governor Support, Policy support
  • School Admissions
  • Culture: Music Service; Cered; Felinfach Theatre; Museum
  • Infrastructure and Resources: Planning School Places; Modernisation and Twenty First Century Schools Programme; Buildings; Grants
  • Catering: Day Centres; Primary Schools; Residential homes.
  • Childcare Unit: Childcare Sufficiency Assessment; Childcare & Play Grant; Childcare Offer; Out of School (After School Clubs and Holiday Playschemes); Day Nursery, Cylch/Playgroup & Childminder business support and staff training
Aberaeron is a picture perfect harbour town and is one of Ceredigion's best loved holiday destinations with fashionable places to stay and eat.
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