Physics - Subject Lead, Blandford Forum

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The Blandford SchoolBlandford Forum
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UPR/MPS plus TLR 2.2 with the potential for negotiation and a whole school responsibility
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Subject Leader – Physics

TLR 2.2 with the potential for negotiation and a whole school responsibility for an area of specific individual interest to aid career development. 



The Blandford School is a successful school with high aspirations for our students and rated Good by Ofsted. With outstanding facilities, and inspirational and dedicated staff, we seek to appoint an ambitious and creative teacher to join our Science Faculty. The Blandford School has created a supportive and dynamic environment, and has a proven track record for developing and retaining our colleagues into leadership roles. The School is located in the beautiful Dorset countryside and within 30 minutes of beaches and the New Forest National Park. 

This role would suit a teacher with experience of teaching across a number of Key Stages, who would relish joining an established and successful team which has consistently improved student outcomes. The successful candidate will lead Physics under the guidance of an outstanding Head of Faculty who will be able to support and mentor the succession candidate towards further career progression. There is the opportunity to teach at all Key Stages within your subject specialism and to develop your skills with bespoke professional development support. For the right candidate there will be the opportunity to pick up an additional whole school responsibility in an area of interest which will be supported both via release time from teaching and financial re-imbursement. 

We welcome potential applicants visiting the school in advance of making an application. 

For more information, please contact: Yasmin Haymonds, Head of Faculty –

CLOSING DATE:  Tuesday, 20th February 2018

INTERVIEW DATE:  w/c 26th February 2018 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and acceptable references.All applications must be made on Dorset County Council’s application form. CV applications will not be considered.

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Address: Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7SQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1258 451121