January 16, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
Marlborough College seeks to appoint an experienced teacher to join our popular and successful Science department as Head of Chemistry.
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
February 01, 2023


Marlborough College seeks to appoint an experienced teacher to join our popular and successful Science department as Head of Chemistry. The successful candidate will be an outstanding classroom practitioner with the vision to be creative, the passion to motivate, and the subject knowledge to challenge and inspire. They will be a highly organised and resilient individual, driven to ensure the quality of learning and teaching across Chemistry at Marlborough is second to none, demonstrating an ability to successfully and collaboratively create and implement strategy to achieve this ambitious aim.

We would be delighted to receive applications from suitably qualified candidates, with or without a formal teaching qualification, who are currently working in the independent or state sector.

The successful candidate will be expected to become involved in College life beyond the classroom, and to contribute to the pastoral and co-curricular provision that lies at the heart of a busy full boarding school. They will be provided with accommodation, and given support for continuing professional development.

For further information and to apply for this role, please visit our website: (where you will find the full Role Description and Person Specification).

To discuss the post informally, please contact the Head of Science, Dr Garry Doyle:

For enquiries regarding the application process please contact a member of the HR team by emailing or telephoning 01672 892 402.

Applications close: 1 February 2023. 

Interviews: Thursday 9 February 2023.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this application early, and will seek to obtain references prior to interview, which may mean contacting candidates we wish to shortlist prior to the closing date. 

Marlborough College aims to be an equal opportunities employer and follows recommended safe recruitment guidelines including enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checks. 

Marlborough College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the College is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability o work with children.

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