Teacher of Physics, Reading

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The Abbey School ReadingReading

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary reflecting qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Required: From September 2019

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary reflecting qualifications and experience;

Staff are members of the State Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

Lunches are available free of charge.  

This is an excellent opportunity for a Teacher of Physics to join a vibrant department of four Physics specialists teaching academic, well-motivated girls. The successful applicant should be able to teach Physics throughout the school to GCSE and Sixth Form standard. The post would suit committed Physicists at the beginning of their teaching career or more experienced teachers looking for their next challenge.

The Abbey School is an independent GSA day school for girls which enjoys an enviable reputation of academic excellence, a rich history, a caring pastoral environment and a wide breadth of extra-curricular activity. With exceptionally high ratings in the national league tables and a thriving International Baccalaureate diploma programme, The Abbey School is the only independent school in the Berkshire area to offer such outstanding opportunities to academically able girls.  The girls themselves are motivated, enthusiastic and co-operative and there is a happy, purposeful atmosphere to the school. This is evidenced in the recent ISI Inspection Report in which The Abbey received the very highest ratings in every category.

The staff at The Abbey School form a strong and professional community of highly skilled, dedicated and enthusiastic people.  The governors and management team are committed to supporting the continuing development of its staff and maintain a good working environment with the necessary policies and procedures in place to support this. We recruit only the highest calibre staff who form a strong, professional community of highly skilled and dedicated people. We seek to provide opportunities for all employees to reach their full potential for the mutual benefit of the individual and the whole School.

To find out more about our lively and well resourced school and for a full job description and application form, please visit our website. www.theabbey.co.uk. 

Interviews will only be arranged following our receipt of a completed application form.

To Apply: Please send a completed application form, CV and covering letter to recruitment@theabbey.co.uk 

Closing date for applications:  Monday 18th March but early applications are advised as candidates may be interviewed before the closing date.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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More about The Abbey School Reading
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: 17 Kendrick Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5DZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9872256
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The Abbey is a vibrant and welcoming community of almost 1,070 girls aged 3-18 years. Academic excellence is achieved in an environment that is diverse, inclusive and energetic, while an exceptional extra-curricular programme enables girls to develop...