Head of Physics, Gateshead

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Heworth GrangeGateshead

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale + TLR2(II) £4615
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, innovative and committed Head of Physics who is passionate about their subject and wants to join a supportive and successful Science department to help drive the standards in Physics and Science across all key stages. 

The successful applicant with be able to confidently teach all specialisms to KS3 and 4 and must have recent experience of teaching A-Level Physics to KS5. Students follow a KS3 based on the AQA SOW and a KS4 covering AQA combined/triple Science specifications.  Additionally, we also offer ELC and BTEC Animal Care at KS4.  We offer all three sciences at A Level with OCR, as well as L3 Applied Science BTEC.    

This post would be suitable for an experienced teacher. As a school and department we offer excellent professional development opportunities.

Please apply online where possible and forward an application form as an attachment to deborah.patterson@heworthgrange.org.uk, marked for the attention of the Head Teacher, Mr C Richardson. If you are unable to apply online please request an application pack from the school.  All applications should include a supporting letter no longer than two sides of A4.  The closing date is noon Tuesday, 23 April 2019.

For further details or an informal discussion please contact:

Deborah Patterson , Business Manager , Heworth Grange  School, High Lanes , Gateshead  NE10 0PT 

Telephone  0191 4212244 

Fax 0191 4202320 


Heworth Grange is committed to the welfare and safety of its pupils, the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS disclosure.

More about Heworth Grange
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: High Lanes, Felling, Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, NE10 0PT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 4212244
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Heworth Grange is a popular school of approx 1200 pupils in the east end of Gateshead, with a Sixth Form of around 150 pupils.

Our young people achieve very well and on two occasions recently we have been recognised as one of the top two hundred most ...