Head of Physics, Nottinghamshire

Closing date:

The Manor AcademyNottinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2020 or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

JOB TITLE:  Head of Physics 

Grade and Salary:  Main Scale plus TLR 

Working pattern:  Full time 

Contract term:  Permanent 

Start date: Easter 2019 or September 2020

The role:

An exciting opportunity have arisen to join our Science Department at The Manor Academy as a Head of Physics. You will be responsible for inspiring students through your passion for teaching and for driving and maintaining a high standard of results and working with the Head of Science to manage the Physics curriculum. The role will teach across Key Stages 3 & 4. 

The person:

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of pupil achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved. The post suits an experienced physics teacher with excellent subject knowledge, a willingness to learn and a passion for teaching.  

Why join us?

The Manor Academy has an excellent reputation for its high standards of teaching, student behaviour and academic achievement. Ofsted recognised the journey we have been on when recently grading us as a “good” school, citing that the quality of education has been transformed since the last inspection.

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. This Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve. 

We offer:

• Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales and our minimum hourly rate for support staff is £9.00.  

• Free car parking.

• An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.

• The ability to request flexible working. 

• Entry to a career average pension scheme.

• A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development. 

• Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.

• A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.

• Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and to progress your career.

The closing date for applications is: Midday on 17 January 2020 

What our staff and students say about us: 

The one thing I really like about my job is.. “The support I receive right from the top to my faculty leader. The chance to push on with ideas I that have and opportunities to develop in all areas of teaching”.

- Quote from Manor Academy's Employee Survey 2019

The one thing I really like about my job is.. “Discussion of challenging ideas that have clear effect and sense of purpose and importance to the student, and, on reflection to myself”.

- Quote from Manor Academy's Employee Survey 2019

The one thing I really like about my job is.. “It's so difficult to choose one thing as there are so many positives I could highlight. To choose one: Open channels of communication between departments and leadership across all levels”.

- Quote from Manor Academy's Employee Survey 2019

The one thing I really like about my job is.. "Having the ability to offer life changing opportunities through the education of my subject but also to inspire and guide young minds. I also feel I have the autonomy to make decisions that will aid teachers teach and students learn to the best of their ability”.

- Quote from Manor Academy's Employee Survey 2019

The one thing I really like about my job is.. “The opportunity to progress. Leadership showing consistent support. Colleagues being understanding and passionate about education. Influencing the students to become individual and confident”.

- Quote from Manor Academy's Employee Survey 2019

Why work at Manor? We, as students, absolutely love being at Manor. Why? Well because we have an amazing relationship with our teachers and peers alike. This in turn creates a nice, motivating working atmosphere for both student and staff. The spirit of British values and democracy echoes throughout the corridors of the academy. With our range of facilities across the school there is always chances to run and attend extra-curricular activities. This, in turn, embellishes that friendly working atmosphere that we value at Manor Academy. In conclusion, we would say that the best thing at Manor is the team working environment and the sense that, to achieve, we must work together. That’s what makes our school a great school.

- A message from the students at Manor Academy

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

More about The Manor Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Park Hall Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG19 8QA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1623 425100
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