Royal Hospital School

Head of Chemistry
Own Salary Scale
Head of Subject

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to take on the leadership of a well-resourced and successful Chemistry Department from September 2019, or sooner if possible.

The role would suit someone seeking promotion and looking to take on wider responsibility, or an experienced Head of Department willing to work as part of a team with the other Heads of Science. The Head of Chemistry will provide the department with dynamic and creative leadership, building on the considerable academic progress that has taken place in recent years. The Head of Chemistry will also be expected to contribute to the many activities of the thriving Science Department.

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner with a proven record of high academic outcomes for pupils across Years 7 to 13. They will possess the leadership and communications skills necessary to support and motivate others. Successful applicants will have an understanding of the commitment required in a large boarding and day school.

RHS has its own salary scale, outstanding development opportunities and subsidised accommodation may be available.

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to

Closing date for applications: 12 noon 26 February

Interviews will be held: 6/7 March

Please note: early applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur sooner.

To apply for this role, click apply now

Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting or by contacting the HR Manager on or 01473 326200.

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and the successful applicant will be subject to all recommended checking procedures including an enhanced DBS disclosure and a check against the Children’s Barred List

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