Associate Head of Faculty, Physics, London

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Kingsbury High SchoolLondon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London MPS/UPS + TLR 2c (£6,515)
Contract term: Permanent

Faculty of Science: Associate Head of Faculty, Physics

Required for September 2018

Salary: Inner London MPS/UPS + TLR 2c (£6,515) 

The School

Kingsbury High School is a vibrant learning environment with a strong community ethos.

Opportunities for further professional development are offered both in-house and through our membership of the Harrow Collegiate Teaching Schools Alliance and Brent Schools Partnership.

Prospective candidates are welcome to come and look around the school to see for yourself what makes Kingsbury High different. As a large 12 form entry 11-18 split site school we are situated in an inner London location, but with an out of London feel – surrounded by parkland with large playing fields and great local amenities, excellent transport links to enable easy access from central London and fringe areas. Our school is truly diverse in its makeup, whilst united as one family working to achieve the best for all our students. 

The Faculty

The Faculty is successful and continuing to improve each year. We currently offer separate GCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics to 120 students each year - 100% of these students achieve A*-C grades. Sixth Form Science is very popular with multiple groups for Chemistry, Physics and Biology. 

The Physics Department consists of 6 Specialist Physics teachers and 1 technician. The role would mainly involve overseeing the delivery and development of the A-level Physics courses to a large cohort of post 16 students, and include teaching General Science at other Key Stages. In undertaking this role you would be joining a large Science Faculty of 25 teachers and 8 support staff in a School where Science is a popular and valued subject by students and staff alike. 

The post is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of the Faculty and the achievements of the students. The School offers good facilities comprising 13 laboratories and excellent development opportunities for an ambitious teacher.

To apply: Please see our application pack below and complete and return the application form to

We reserve the right to close vacancies early if we have sufficient suitable applications.  Therefore we encourage interested applicants to submit an application as soon as possible.

Closing Date: 9.00 am Thursday 22 March 2018

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and the appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical and an enhanced CRB check.

Kingsbury High is a converter Academy committed to national terms and conditions for teaching staff, local NJC terms for support staff and, as an Equal Opportunities employer, welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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More about Kingsbury High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Princes Avenue, Kingsbury, London, NW9 9JR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 206 3000
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The origins of our current school go back to 1925 when the Kingsbury County School, with 71 pupils, was established in a building which had been the main office in Colindale of the former Aircraft Manufacturing Company. 

In 1932, by now with 420...