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Head of Physics

Queen's College TauntonSomerset

Queen’s College, Taunton is one of the leading independent boarding schools based in the South West of the country, educating more than 600 boys and girls (day and boarding), aged 3 months to 18 years, and is part of the Methodist Independent Schools Trust.

We are looking to recruit a Head of Physics to be the expert in the school and be able to teach all key stages to a high standard. The successful candidate will lead and manage the delivery of Physics within the curriculum throughout the school. They will oversee all teaching and practice within the department to ensure that teaching is differentiated according to the needs of all pupils and in line with the school’s ethos and policies. They will develop and implement practices for the subject area, which reflect the school’s vision, commitment to high achievement and effective teaching and learning. They will have a passion for and a good knowledge of current developments in pedagogy and practice, including an engagement in action based research.

A full job description and application form can be found at

All applicants must complete the Queen’s College application form and completed forms should be emailed to 

We do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

For further details about the role please contact Emily Turner, HR Manager on 01823 340904.

Closing date: Thursday 25 February 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 9 March 2021

Queen’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS.

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