Teacher of Physics, E17

Closing date:Expiring soon

Forest SchoolE17

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We seek to appoint an outstanding, dedicated and committed Physics Teacher to ensure continued excellence within this highly successful, well-resourced department. The successful candidate should be able to teach the Department’s curriculum at any of the three Key Stages offered by the School.

A balanced science programme, incorporating most of the features of the National Curriculum, is taught to pupils in Year 7 to 9 and satisfies the programme of study for Key Stage 3. 

In Year 7 and 8, each class has one science teacher. In Year 9 pupils are taught by three specialist teachers and follows a programme of study in preparation for their Science GCSEs. 

In Year 10, they choose either Double Award Science or any two or all three, of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, following the Edexcel IGCSE course.  

All three sciences are popular subjects at A Level.  A Level results in Physics have been pleasing for a considerable time, with an average of 80% obtaining A* to B grades in the last two years. The Edexcel specification is followed in Physics.

The Physics Department at Forest School occupies a central place in the academic life of the School. The subject and its teachers are very popular with pupils and academic results are some of the School’s strongest. 

The person appointed will join an exciting and very successful Department, and will make a full range of contributions to the life of the School. There is a firm focus upon providing high quality teaching and learning within the department, and the successful candidate will have the ability to share with pupils  his or her own curiosity about how the world around us works and their enthusiasm for Physics.

If you relish the opportunity of making a real impact within a highly successful and ambitious school, then we look forward to hearing from you.


Closing date: Sunday 25 February 2018


Forest School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Snaresbrook, London, E17 3PY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 85201744
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Situated on a beautiful site on the edge of Epping Forest in North East London with outstanding facilities, Forest School is one of the few diamond structure schools in the country where pupils are taught in single-sex classes between the ages of 7 a...