HEAD OF PHYSICS
Salary Grade: MPS/UPS Plus TLR2A
Salary Band: £25,714 - £41,604 per annum, Plus TLR - £2,873
Location: Devizes School
Contract Type: All year round
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: 17th April 2021
Interview Date: Week Commencing 26th April 2021
Hours: 32.5 pw
Start: September 2021
Devizes School is a Good School (Ofsted 2019) and learning is at the heart of all that we do. We are a very forward thinking school who are always striving to do better. It is a very happy place to learn and work and the positive relationships between students and staff are based on mutual respect and are at the heart of high standards of teaching and learning. This results in all students making excellent progress.
This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding teacher and leader of Physics to join this popular and successful school. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and well qualified teacher of Physics to lead the subject within a successful and forward looking faculty.
Physics is a very successful and high profile subject. Physics is a very popular A level subjects in which our students achieve outstanding results. It is expected that the successful candidate will be able to teach Physics at A level. We therefore wish to appoint a Head of Physics with drive, energy and enthusiasm, who will lead in this strategically important curriculum area.
The successful candidate will be
A dynamic, inspirational and enthusiastic classroom practitioner with high expectations in your own classroom as well as others.
Fully committed to learning, high quality teaching and raising standards of all students.
Passionate about your subject; able to inspire and motivate students and staff.
Committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.
Able to recognise opportunities and face challenges, whilst maintaining your sense of humour and care for young people.
Capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working.
A role model for our students and staff.
We welcome visits to the school and recommend you come and see for yourself why this is the school for you: 07486 691829 / 01380 724886.
We can offer you
A good school and a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team
An opportunity to develop your leadership skills with an eye towards further leadership.
A well-resourced, hard-working and supportive Science team.
Excellent care and support for all staff.
Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for Professional Development.
A positive and stimulating learning environment which values the contribution of all staff.
Enthusiastic students, willing to learn.
We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
Car Purchase scheme (P)
Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.
For further information and to apply please follow the link below
- Mainstream school with state - academy funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years
Devizes School is a co-educational secondary academy based in Devizes, Wiltshire, for students aged 11-18.
Values and vision
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