Head of Physics, Bath and North East Somerset

Closing date:Expiring today

King Edward's School, BathBath and North East Somerset

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salaries at the School are based on our own KES Salary Scale and will take into account the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The KES Salary Scale is enhanced above the National State Qualified Teachers’ Scale.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Applications are invited for the post of 


required from September 2019.

A leading HMC, co-educational, independent, day school in the South West of England with 820 pupils aged 11-18 years, including 240 in the Sixth Form

We are looking for a well-qualified and experienced Physics graduate to lead this thriving, popular and high-achieving department. A willingness to be involved in the pastoral and extra-curricular life of this busy and vibrant school is expected. King Edward's is a very successful school which achieves excellent results and was praised very highly in its last ISI educational inspection. King Edward’s School operates its own salary scale, which is enhanced above the National State Qualified Teachers’ Scale. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

Further details and an application form can be obtained from our website or from the Headmaster’s PA at headmaster@kesbath.com 

Applications should be received by noon on Monday 21st January, 2019. Interviews in the week of 28th January.

The Headmaster, King Edward’s School,

North Road, Bath BA2 6HU

Tel: 01225 464313

Subject to DBS disclosure in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice. King Edward’s School is committed to safe-guarding and promoting the welfare of children.


All staff are in a position of trust and have a duty to keep children and young people safe and to protect them from neglect and physical and emotional harm.  This duty is in part exercised through the development of respectful caring and professional relationships between staff, children, and young people. Staff are expected to be familiar with the local child protection arrangements and understand their responsibilities in order to safeguard and protect children and young people.


Applications should be made in writing, using the supplied application form and with a letter of application outlining the applicant’s suitability for the post, including their pastoral and extra-curricular experience.

Applications should be received by noon on Monday 21st January, 2019 and should be sent to:

Mr M Boden, Headmaster, King Edward’s School, North Road, BATH  BA2 6HU

Telephone:   01225 820326 (Direct line for Headmaster’s PA)

e-mail:  kesadmin@kesbath.com

Interviews will be held in the week of 28th January.

Please note that we are unable to give feedback to applicants not invited for interview.

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More about King Edward's School, Bath
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Senior School and Sixth Form, North Road, Bath, North East Somerset, BA2 6HU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 464313
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King Edward’s School was founded in 1552 and takes great pride in its long history as Bath’s oldest school. KES has held a special place in this wonderful city for well over four and a half centuries and is now firmly established as one...