Teacher of Physics, Cambridgeshire

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Long Road Sixth Form CollegeCambridgeshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £24,098 - £39,329 per year (Additional £10,000 available (for relocation expenses and for an exceptional candidate with a proven track record))
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you an enthusiastic and ambitious teacher of Physics looking for a new challenge, or a Newly qualified teacher looking for their first teaching role? If so we would love to have you at Long Road Sixth Form College helping the Science department deliver engaging lessons as part of an exciting learning experience which achieves excellent results.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and determined Physicist with a passion for the subject and the ability to enthuse and engage students and the dedication, commitment and strategies to raise attainment at post 16 Key Stage 5 level.

Long Road is a thriving, successful and post 16 Sixth Form College 2,400 students on roll in post-16 studies. Conveniently located close to the M11 and A14, within easy reach of several areas of outstanding natural beauty and the Norfolk Suffolk coast, the college is set next to the Biomedical Campus in its own attractive grounds in the beautiful, thriving and expanding Bio/Technical city of Cambridge.

This post offers an exceptional opportunity for either an experienced practitioner, with a proven record of academic success looking for a new challenge with an interest in leading the Physics teaching team, or an individual who is new to the profession seeking an opportunity in an environment where they can focus on developing their expertise in their discipline in a supportive department focused on ensuring that all students achieve or exceed their potential. 

Within the college there is a genuine and shared commitment to on-going professional development, and we offer a supportive environment in which to further develop your career. If successful, you can expect to have the opportunity to apply for management positions within the department in the future.

Lessons in our Science Department are delivered in a suite of well-resourced, purpose built, laboratories fully equipped with data projectors, white boards, and laptops all resourced by dedicated laboratory technicians.

We are proud of the work we do to develop students in their time in post 16 education, both in the success of their studies, their progression and in their attitude to studying and developing as young individuals. If you are passionate about teaching and learning, share our enthusiasm for Physics and are seeking to develop your practice in a supportive and dynamic faculty, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Up to £5,000 relocation package is offered, with submission of receipts. To include removal costs, home sale/rental costs, new location searches and home appliances (if required).

Up to £5,000 incentive, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate outstanding outcomes, with positive value added over the past three years.

To apply, please visit our vacancies page for further information and an application form. Please send your completed application form with a supporting statement to: jobs@longroad.ac.uk 

Closing date: Midday on Wednesday, 22 April 2020.

In light of the recent events with COVID 19 interviews and assessment are likely to be conducted remotely. It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 27th April. 

Long Road Sixth Form College is committed to the promotion of equality and the elimination of discrimination. We welcome applications from all members of the community. We do not accept CVs as valid applications for our advertised roles. 

More about Long Road Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Long Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 8PX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1223 631100
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