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Head of Physics

Royal Hospital SchoolSuffolk

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18 year olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School has the following vacancy:


This is an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to take on the leadership of a well-resourced and successful physics department from September 2021 or January 2022.

The role would suit someone seeking promotion and looking to take on wider responsibility, or an experienced Head of Department willing to work as part of a team with the other Heads of Science.  The Head of Physics will provide the department with dynamic and creative leadership and will possess the leadership and communications skills necessary to support and motivate others.  Successful applicants will have an understanding of the commitment required in a large boarding and day school.

RHS has its own competitive salary scale, outstanding development opportunities and subsidised accommodation is available.  

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to

Closing date for applications:  1200 14 April 2021

Interviews will be held: 21 / 22 April 2021

Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting  or by contacting the HR Manager on  or 01473 326200.

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit 

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

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