Head of Physics and Engineering, Bright

Closing date:

Brighton and Hove High SchoolBright

Date posted:
Start date: Sept
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Brighton and Hove High has an exciting and brand new opportunity for a talented and ambitious Head of Physics and Engineering. This is an excellent opportunity to use your vision, energy and drive to lead the department forward and consolidate the School as a centre of excellence in STEM. 

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of motivating students and guiding learners to outstanding exam results. 

About the School:

Brighton and Hove High, part of the Girls' Day School Trust (GDST), is an independent girls’ day school with a reputation for academic excellence, strong pastoral care and a wide breadth of extra-curricular activity. We are proud to be part of a vibrant community in the heart of Brighton, at the forefront of girls’ education and a strong voice in promoting opportunities for young women. 


As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and      travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button or contact the Head’s PA on 01273 280172 or email hr@bhhs.gdst.net. 

Closing Date for applications is 12 noon, Wednesday 21 March 2018.
Interviews will be held on Monday 26 March 2018.

Brighton and Hove High and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Brighton and Hove High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Montpelier Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 3AT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 280 280
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Founded in 1876, Brighton & Hove High School (BHHS) has expanded from its original 17 pupils to its present day capacity for 899 students. The school, which is located in the heart of this vibrant and thriving city comprises Junior School (Early ...