Physics - Subject Lead, Blandford Forum

Closing date:

The Blandford SchoolBlandford Forum
Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR and Recruitment and Retention Allowance (for the right candidate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Subject Leader – Physics. TLR negotiable and Recruitment Allowance may be available

Required for September 2019 (or sooner if available) 

The Blandford School is a successful school with high aspirations for our students and is situated in the beautiful county of Dorset, 30 minutes from the beaches of Poole and Bournemouth and 40 minutes from the New Forest National Park. 

With outstanding modern facilities and inspirational and dedicated staff, we seek to appoint an ambitious and creative teacher and leader to join our Science Faculty. 

The successful applicant will lead Physics in a thriving Science department including teaching separate Science classes at GCSE and Physics A Level. 

The Blandford School has created a supportive and dynamic environment, and has a proven track record for developing and retaining our colleagues into further leadership roles.

This role would suit both a teacher with experience or someone relatively recently qualified who is looking for the next step in their career, who would relish joining a supportive and forward thinking school and a department with a passion for Teaching and Learning. 

The successful applicant will be working within a very successful faculty, boasting the best overall performance in the school and amongst all Science departments in Dorset when measuring by progress and attainment. In 2018 the Progress 8 Scores for all Science were well above the national average (0.5, 1.05, 1.7 and 1.1). The Head of Faculty is a dedicated leader who supports and develops colleagues to become outstanding teachers. 

For more information, please contact: Yasmin Haymonds, Head of Faculty –

CLOSING DATE:  20th November 2018

INTERVIEW DATE:  Week beginning 26th November 2018

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and acceptable references.All applications must be made on Dorset County Council’s application form. CV applications will not be considered.

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Address: Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7SQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1258 451121