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Head of Physics Key Stage 5

Wootton Academy TrustMK43 9HT

Required for September 2021

Wootton Academy Trust [WAT] consists of Wootton Upper School, which has 900 pupils in Years 9-11 and Kimberley 16-19 College, which in September 2021 will have 700 students in Years 12 and 13 studying Level 3 courses.

WAT is a happy, successful Trust and we are seeking to appoint someone to join our team and make a positive impact on students’ lives. Staff here are supportive, caring and committed to a collaborative approach to teaching and learning. As a new member of staff, you can expect a warm welcome and a wide range of CPD opportunities to develop your practice and career.

This Head of Physics KS5 position is required due to the increasing popularity of sciences at Kimberley 16-19 STEM College. Kimberley opened in 2013 in a state-of-the-art building that provides excellent resources for both staff and students. Science, Maths and Psychology are the most popular subjects taught at the College.

Student progression from GCSE to A Level is extremely important to us, so while we would expect a sizeable proportion of teaching to concentrate on Key Stage 5, there is also the likelihood our Head of Physics KS 5 will teach across the age range.

Our Head Physics KS 5 will be an outstanding teacher able to teach A Level Physics and GCSE Science [we will have eight classes of A Level Physics in September 2021 - four in Year 12 and four in Year 13].

We hope the attached Job Description, alongside the information on our website, inspires you to make an application and we look forward to welcoming successful applicants for interview.

Closing Date: 09:00 on Wednesday 3rd March 2021. Please note that we will be running this as a rolling recruitment and selection process during the recruitment campaign, therefore please submit your application as soon as possible.

Applicants must complete the Trust’s application form - we cannot accept CVs.  An Application Form and recruitment information can be downloaded from our website www.woottonupper.co.uk or requested by email from recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk.

Please return the completed Application Form either by email to recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk or by post to the HR Department, Wootton Academy Trust, Hall End Road, Wootton, Bedfordshire, MK43 9HT.

Wootton Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Wootton Academy Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

A NOTE FOR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES - We prefer to hire people directly. We’ll be in touch if we need you!

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