Teacher of Chemistry

  • £153 - 240 per day
  • Kendal, Cumbria, England
  • Temporary

Job Title: Chemistry Teacher

Location: Kendal, Cumbria

Position Type: Full-time, Temporary (Summer Term)

Start Date: 15th April

Salary Range: £153 - £240 per day (dependent on experience)

About Us:
A prominent secondary school in Kendal is committed to providing exceptional educational experiences for its students. With a focus on academic excellence and holistic development, the institution endeavours to cultivate an enriching environment where both students and staff can thrive.

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Chemistry Teacher to join our team for the Summer Term. The successful candidate will have a strong background in chemistry education and a genuine enthusiasm for inspiring young minds.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver engaging and effective chemistry lessons to students across various age groups and abilities.
  • Develop and implement creative teaching strategies to promote student learning and understanding.
  • Assess student progress through regular evaluations and feedback, and provide additional support where necessary.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to contribute to the development of the chemistry curriculum and enrichment activities.
  • Maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment that fosters student participation and academic success.
  • Participate in departmental meetings, parent-teacher conferences, and other school-related events as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent certification.
  • A degree in Chemistry or a related field.
  • Previous experience teaching chemistry at the secondary level.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential.
  • Commitment to professional development and continuous improvement.

Additional Information:
This is a full-time temporary position for the duration of the Summer Term, with the possibility of extension. The start date is 15th April. The salary offered will be in the range of £153 - £240 per day, depending on experience.

How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please submit a CV and covering letter outlining your relevant experience and suitability for the role to Liam Jones at lj@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.



All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy

  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 14.3% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date

Spencer Clarke Group work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary, Special Education needs and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

We offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Liam Jones on refer@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk remembering to include your details.



Liam Jones Senior Consultant

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