Royal Society Of Chemistry (RSC)
graduate job

Teacher Training Scholarships

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

If you’re passionate about chemistry and inspiring the next generation then we would love to help you on your way to becoming an inspirational chemistry teacher. One way that we are doing that is awarding £26,000 tax-free funding to talented individuals entering chemistry teacher training in England.

Teaching is an exciting, challenging and hugely rewarding career. No two days will ever be the same, but every day you’ll be sharing your passion for science and making a real difference to children and young people. It won’t always be easy, your patience and determination will both be tested, but if you become one of our scholars then we will support you through your training and beyond, with a range of fantastic benefits, as you grow into the excellent teacher we believe you can become.

We are offering up to 150 Teacher Training Scholarships to the very best graduates entering chemistry teacher training in September 2022
In addition to £26,000 tax-free funding from the Department of Education each of our scholars also receives:
  • mentoring by an expert chemistry teacher
  • chemistry specific training meetings with other scholars
  • free classroom materials including books, posters and a lab coat
  • free online courses on key concepts in teaching chemistry
  • opportunities to engage with the Royal Society of Chemistry beyond the scholarship year
They also get free membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry for two years, which includes:
  • Education in Chemistry bimonthly magazine, with news, reviews and opinions written by teachers for teachers
  • access to Talk Chemistry, our online forum for teachers to share lesson plans, innovative resources and teaching ideas
  • access to national and regional networks for chemistry teachers and trainee teachers
  • up to a third off books from top scientific publishers
For full details and to check whether you're eligible to apply, please click the apply link on this advert.

What we are looking for

Qualifications

A chemistry or related degree with a proven or predicted grade of a 2:1 or above (if you have a 2:2 your application will be considered if you can demonstrate significant relevant experience/subject knowledge).

Accepted degree subjects

  • chemistry
  • chemical engineering
  • materials science

Additional job details

Location
UK wide
Salary
£26,000 tax free

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 10 August 2022

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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