Head of Physics, Wiltshire

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The Wellington AcademyWiltshire

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Start date: Required from April 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


The Wellington Academy is a highly inclusive, innovative school, which opened in 2009 to serve the Tidworth area of Wiltshire and is situated on the Wiltshire/Hampshire border, within close proximity of the A303 and A34. Graded ‘Good’ by OFSTED in March 2016, the Wellington Academy has transformed itself into a high performing school over the past three years. 

Our staff charter underlines our belief that all students can achieve, be happy and have limitless aspirations – and our job as professionals is to ensure this happens. All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision through inclusive teaching. We seek to recruit dedicated and talented staff, highly committed to making a difference in the state system.  

OFSTED noted that: ‘The quality of school leadership has improved since the previous inspection. As a result, expectations of what pupils can achieve are higher. Leaders have created a culture in which high standards of behaviour are expected and pupils are encouraged to succeed.’

We are looking to appoint a Head of Physics from April who: 

  • Has a passion for science
  • Has excellent subject knowledge and strong teaching skills
  • Has a track record of raising achievement in science
  • Has a commitment to inclusive education 
  • Can build positive relationships with all learners 
  • Can work effectively within a team context 

You will join a vibrant and successful department. An experience of teaching A level Physics is desirable although not a necessity. Additional Management opportunities may be available for the right candidate, we will consider applicants interested in full or part time. 

If you believe you have the commitment and desire to work in an environment which seeks to contribute to limitless aspirations as well as set and maintain high standards and expectations then please apply using the Academy’s online application form, available with more details from our website at: www.thewellingtonacademy.org.uk

Closing date for applications to be received: Midday, Monday 19th February 2018.

Interviews will take place the same week.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to references and an enhanced DBS check before confirmation. The Wellington Academy is an equal opportunities employer. The campus is a no smoking site.

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More about The Wellington Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Tidworth Road, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, SP11 9RR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1264 405060
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Wellington Academy opened in 2009 to serve Tidworth, Ludgershall and surrounding villages - a unique rural area within the growing ‘super-garrison’ for the army on Salisbury Plain. We have the second highest number of service families of ...