Teacher of Physics, Oxfordshire

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Cheney SchoolOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: For September 2019 start or as soon as possible thereafter
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS1 – UPS3 / £23,720 - £39,406 per annum (with NQTs starting on M2 / £25,593, subject to successful professional review)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We have an exciting opportunity for a physics specialist to join our science department. Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. You can read the outcome of our recent Ofsted inspection here: Ofsted Report and a welcome message from our Head of School here: Head's Welcome

We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part time applications. If you are not familiar with Oxfordshire, we would recommend that you take a look at: Living in Oxfordshire – Information for Teachers

We have a large, thriving science department, with a deeply committed and supportive group of teachers and technicians working in excellent facilities. The department is motivated and ambitious for its students to achieve highly, and to continually improve the quality of teaching and learning. Our students make excellent progress – GCSE results are significantly above the national average and around 70% of students in the sixth form take science courses.

You will be a key member of the department, instilling a passion for science, and committed to the learning of all students across all key stages, regardless of their background, needs or prior attainment. You should be able to teach up to GCSE and A level physics.

Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact Ben Preston, Head of Science, at: bpr@cheney.oxon.sch.uk  

Payment on Teacher Main Scale or Upper Pay Scale depending on experience. 

The position comes with membership of a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

How to Apply:

Please download an application pack from below.

Please email your completed application form to: vacancies@cheney.oxon.sch.uk  

Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 28 August 2019

Interviews: Thursday 5 September 2019

The Community Schools Alliance Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.



More about Cheney School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cheney Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 7QH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 765726
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