Head of Physics, Cheltenham

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Cheltenham CollegeCheltenham

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Based on College's own salary scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Cheltenham College is seeking a well-qualified and experienced graduate to lead this major department from September 2018. The profile of science at College is growing significantly, and has been recognised in the recent £2.5 million refurbishment of the Science Block. 

Among other things, the successful candidate will teach Physics from Year 9 to A Level, and will be in charge of preparation of university Physics and/or Engineering applicants as well as supporting students applying for Astronomy, Architecture and other Science-related degrees.

Applicants must be willing to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the College. The College has its own salary scale. 

How to apply

Application forms and a full job description can be found on the College website:


To apply, please forward a completed application form and supplementary information form, together with covering letter, electronically, to: recruitment@cheltenhamcollege.org

Please quote reference HR150910 in your email.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon prompt on Thursday 25 January 2018. Interviews are planned for Friday 2 February 2018.

Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.

Job location

More about Cheltenham College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7LD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1242 265600
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