Head of Physics, Ewell, Surrey

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Glyn SchoolEwell, Surrey

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Start date: Flexible - April 2018 or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR or UPR (£24,018 - £39,725) plus a TLR allowance
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Physics - are you an inspiring teacher looking for a subject leader position in a high-performing ‘Outstanding’ school?

We are seeking an innovative and dynamic Head of Physics to join our highly skilled Science Faculty; there will be ample scope for innovation and demonstrating leadership skills. You will have a confident understanding of the curriculum, the ability to create new and exciting resources and develop young physicists with aspirations and abilities.

If you have high expectations of students and colleagues in terms of learning and teaching and believe in building strong, positive relationships with students, then Glyn School could be for you.

Glyn School is ideally situated just ten minutes’ walk from both Ewell East and Ewell West stations, both of which are approximately 20 minutes from Clapham Junction and within Zone 6.

Why should you teach at Glyn:

Glyn is an ‘outstanding’ school; to be exceptional is for our students to leave not only with the grades necessary to pursue their goals, but also with the life-skills they need to thrive and contribute to the global economy and community.

Learning and Teaching is at the heart of the school. Our teachers have a passion for their subjects and build strong relationships with students to cultivate their ‘love of learning’. We are unashamedly determined in pursuing the simple ethos that the classroom should be an exciting place to be. We offer our teachers unprecedented support to hone their craft and ensure that their personal learning, and by extension, our students personal learning is an inspiring journey.

Our leadership team have high expectations of our students. Glyn students understand that and our strong pastoral team work with parents and carers to reinforce expectations regarding behaviour and academics.

What fellow teachers say about their careers at Glyn:

“I joined Glyn School as the Head of History and Politics in September 2015. My reasons for joining Glyn were to be part of an outstanding school which was also a teaching school. Being a part of a wider GLF MAT brings opportunities in terms of career development as well as working with colleagues from across schools to enhance our practice and support our students”.

“Glyn is a highly enjoyable environment to work in with incredibly supportive colleagues - It was this supportive ethos within the school as well as the extremely positive rapport between staff and students that drew me in to apply here. Over four years later I retain those sentiments”.

“Glyn have been incredibly supportive and invested heavily in my training to ensure I am the best possible leader in education I can be. It never fails to amaze me how motivated all staff are to improve, and how committed leaders are to ensure all staff meet their potential”.

"I moved to Glyn after five years at a grammar school. It was definitely the right move for me. I absolutely love the atmosphere at Glyn” “Glyn is a great place for career development - there are lots of opportunities to take on new responsibilities and to undertake professional development”.

We can offer you:

  • An opportunity to develop your teaching career through our extensive CPD programme. Glyn has achieved Investors in People (Silver) status demonstrating our commitment to Continuing Professional Development.
  • An opportunity to teach in a well-resourced and highly successful faculty.
  • Enhanced maternity and sickness entitlement.
  • An opportunity to be part of a collaborative environment within GLF Schools.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner.
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
  • Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.
  • Be keen to be part of the wider school community, participating in extra-curricular clubs.

School visits:

Visits to Glyn School are welcome and warmly encouraged. Please contact Sri Narasimhan, HR to arrange for a school visit.

Interview date:  

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview as soon as applications are received. GLF reserves the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing date. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible. Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

A few facts about Glyn: 

An oversubscribed 11-19 Academy, Glyn is the lead school, ranked 'Outstanding' in the successful and thriving GLF Multi Academy Trust. We are a vibrant school for boys aged 11-16 with 1253 students on roll (year 7-11), and a successful mixed Sixth form with 554 students. 

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More about Glyn School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: The Kingsway, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 1NB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 87164949
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Glyn School is a values driven, learning centric and innovative school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ in 2009 and 2012. An oversubscribed 11-19 Academy, Glyn is the lead school in the successful and thriving GLF Multi Academy Trust. We are ...