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Job Ref No. ECC5421-203S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: Main/Upper Pay Range (TLR2b £4,781 per annum)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/05/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: Friday 24 May 2019  

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Head of Physics

Main/Upper Pay Range

TLR2b £4,781 per annum

Recruitment & Retention allowance available

Relocation package and laptop considered

Required for start in September 2019

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Head of Physics to teach throughout the age and ability range, including A Level, and to provide subject leadership within our successful Science faculty.

This role will suit a Teacher of Science with a specialism in Physics and a strong academic track record, experience of effective management, the ability to lead and be capable of building good working relationships with staff, students and parents. In addition, applicants will need to demonstrate an effective and inspiring teaching style and determination to influence positive changes, as well as contribute to the further development of improving and narrowing the gaps of numeracy school wide.

The successful applicant would have responsibility for the strategic direction and development of the faculty, including:

  • Teaching and Learning;
  • Designing and developing an exciting, imaginative and effective curriculum for all Key Stages
  • Leading and managing staff;
  • Efficient and effective deployment of staff and resources

In return, the successful candidate can expect:

  • Comprehensive tailored induction programme
  • Outstanding Teacher Programmes
  • An extensive support programme
  • Commitment to continuing professional development, including MA/MSc and other courses
  • Opportunity for further progression

You would be joining a 'Good' school (as rated by Ofsted in December 2018) and a faculty passionate about their students and about those students succeeding and achieving their 'Personal Best'.

If you feel that The King Edmund School is the type of school you are seeking, please apply by completing the application form available from our school website and email to Early applications and school visits are warmly welcomed and positively encouraged.

Closing Date for applications is midday, Wednesday 22 May 2019

Interviews will be held on Friday 24 May 2019

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment & Selection Procedures.

Information about the School

The King Edmund School is a high performing school with specialist status for Business, Enterprise and Applied Learning. The school has 1600 students, including over 200 in the Sixth Form.

The school prides itself on its excellent facilities, state of the art technology and innovative and progressive curriculum at all levels and across all key stages.

Students are well cared for and given every opportunity to shine. Extra curricular opportunities are varied and numerous.

The King Edmund School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment and undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our Safer Recruitment Procedures.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Jonathan Osborn
Vaughan Close, Rochford
Essex, SS4 1TL
Telephone: 01702 545771