Head of Physics, Coalville, Leicestershire

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King Edward VII Science and Sport CollegeCoalville, Leicestershire

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Start date: 28th August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main scale /UPS plus TLR £2666
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

 A Head of Physics is required to join a vibrant and forward-thinking Science Faculty within a successful 14 - 19 comprehensive school, judged "Good" by Ofsted at its most recent inspection.  The ability to teach physics to A level is an essential requirement of the post.

     We seek a talented and committed professional who is able to:

  • Teach GCSE   Combined Science, GCSE Physics, A Level Physics and aspects of BTEC Level 3 Applied   Science (as required)
  • Promote the  uptake of physics at GCSE and A level
  • Support the   Head of Science in monitoring the effectiveness of teaching and learning   across the Science Faculty
  • Devise and   revise assessment materials (including end of topic tests and mock   examinations)
  • Ensure that   the physics elements of schemes of work at GCSE and A level are well   resourced with stimulating and relevant materials, taking account of the   latest subject specifications
  • Maintain   high levels of achievement at KS4 and 5 in science and physics.
  • Analyse progress data in evaluating the effectiveness of teaching and   learning in physics at KS5 and the sciences at KS4, as directed by the Head  of Science.
  • Contribute   to the academy’s PSHE programme and duty rotas.
  • Understand,   promote and comply with the academy’s polices and Staff Code of Conduct.
  •  Raise standards of   teaching and learning in science and physics 


The college is "Committed to Brilliance" promoting a  culture of learning for students based on high expectations, resilience and a shared vision.


King Edward VII College is situated on the outskirts of Coalville in a semi-rural position.

There are good road links to the MI (junction 23 or 22), A42 and A50 with ample parking for staff on site.



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More about King Edward VII Science and Sport College
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 18 years
Address: Warren Hills Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 4UW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1530 834925
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