Head of Physics, Wandsworth

Closing date:Expiring today

Ark Putney AcademyWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: 27 August 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £31,242 - £51,913(Ark Main 1 to Ark Upper 5, £31,242 to £51,913 depending on experience plus TLR 2C, £6,829)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Physics

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a ‘good’ school from 27 August 2020

Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network in the London Borough of Wandsworth. Ark Putney is a mixed school with 830 students, ranging from year 7 through to a very successful sixth form.

We are looking to appoint a Head of Physics to plan and deliver challenging and engaging lessons that instill a passion for learning. The Head of Physics will be expected to teach a high percentage of A level Physics and Triple Science. There will also be the opportunity for the postholder to coach/mentor staff at both Ark Putney and Ark Bolingbroke Academy. The Science department is a hard-working department that enjoys a positive working atmosphere. Further information can be found in the information pack.

Our ideal candidate will:

·         have had significant impact on student attainment

·         be able to motivate and challenge learners of all abilities

·         have the resolve and enthusiasm to make a real difference to the lives of

·         be committed to Ark Putney’s ethos of high expectations

If you share our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you.

Please submit your application by 11 am on Tuesday 25 February 2020

For questions about the position or an informal discussion, please contact the Principal, Alison Downey, on 020 8788 3421 or a.downey@arkputneyacademy.org.  

For any other queries regarding your application, please contact Julie Rickard, Principal’s PA on 0208 394 5612 or j.rickard@arkputneyacademy.org 

Salary:                     Ark MPS or UPS (Inner London) £31,242 - £42,520 or £47,545 - £51,913, depending on experience plus TLR 2C, £6,829

Start date:             27 August 2020

Closing Date:      11 a.m on Tuesday 25 February 2020

Interviews:            Monday 2 March 2020

Ark Putney Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


More about Ark Putney Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pullman Gardens, Putney, London, SW15 3DG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 788 3421
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Ark Putney Academy is a mixed secondary school with sixth form in Putney, south-west London. The academy accommodates students aged 11-18 and is part of Ark, a network of 38 schools in Birmingham, Hastings, London and Portsmouth.  

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