Teacher of Chemistry

Permanent, Full or part time
SFCA Teaching salary scale: £28,125 - £44,256 per annum

Job Description

Contract: Permanent, part time or full time 

Start date: September 2023 

SFCA Teaching salary scale: £28,125 -£44,256 per annum

An opportunity has arisen to contribute to a successful and highly ambitious College that is already in the top 5% of Sixth Form Colleges in the country. Wyke is an established, popular Sixth Form College with an outstanding reputation in the locality. The college draws students from Kingston-upon-Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, and further afield. The largest and one of the most successful A-level providers in the area, we offer applicants the opportunity to work alongside committed colleagues who have enabled our students to achieve high levels of success. At Wyke, we put the student first and all decisions centre around staff working together to meet their best interests.


Wyke is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspiring teacher to join this high performing and hardworking department to make a difference to the lives of our students. The appointees will:

·        Be keen to embrace our culture of high standards and a have commitment to development.

·        Be a well-qualified teacher, skilled in delivering engaging lessons that draw the best performance from students.

·        Have the ability to build strong relationships with students and colleagues and understand the factors that lead to high levels of student achievement.

·        Teach on the A-Level Chemistry and possibly contribute to other subjects such as Level 3 Applied Science, according to their specialism.


You will be joining a team of subject specialists keen to promote a passion for the study of the natural world in our students. Around 70% of our learners typically go on to pursue careers and further study in the sciences after their time at Wyke

The chemistry department is well-resourced, and are keen to promote collaboration between teachers to minimise workload pressures. Each section of the course is accompanied by a topic booklet developed by the department to simplify planning, while respecting teacher autonomy. 

We welcome potential applicants to tour the college and meet members of the Science Faculty between 1pm and 5pm on Wednesday 29th March. Please call reception to book in a time slot. If unavailable at this time, the leaders in the department are happy to take phone calls by request. 

We offer a welcoming college with supportive management and a strong programme of staff development as well as a modern environment. We are lucky to work with great students who are here to learn. 96% of staff said they would recommend the College as a good place to work in the summer 2022 Staff Pulse Survey.

The College takes safeguarding extremely seriously and a DBS disclosure as well as other pre-employment checks will be required for this post.

For further details and to apply please see below or visit www.wyke.ac.uk/about-wyke/staff-vacancies. If you have any queries about applying for the role or require paper copies of the information please contact personnel@wyke.ac.uk, or call 01482 346347.

The closing date for received applications is 8a.m.on Friday 31st March 2023.