Head of Department (Physics)

Hethersett Academy, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 3DB

This job expired on 24 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    17 May 2022

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Head of Department (Physics) job summary

Head of Department (Physics)
Permanent, Full Time
All Year Round
Salary MPS/UPS + TLR
Starting September 2022
Hethersett Academy

Hethersett Academy is seeking an inspiring, innovative and dedicated Head of Physics; a leader who shares our belief that all pupils have the right to succeed and have access to the very best education.
The successful candidate must have a commitment to changing lives and outcomes for young people. You should come with an existing track record of effectiveness but be keen to develop further as a member of the wider leadership team.

The ideal candidate will be able to enthuse, motivate, and challenge pupils in order to drive them on to achieve their best. Our vision is that every member of the Hethersett Academy community is happy, safe, and successful - we require our leaders to have high expectations and exacting standards in order to achieve this, because it is what our community deserves.

This key role will give you the opportunity to work with senior leaders and the subject team on curriculum development and play an important part in creating a department that aims to set the standard nationally. You will have a willingness to work with the wider Inspiration Trust team to deliver an exceptional knowledge rich curriculum.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust, twice ranked as the country’s top family of comprehensive schools for pupil progress, and strongly believe in the importance of giving the widest educational opportunities to all young people, regardless of their background. We have strong networks across the Trust, with opportunities to work with a diverse range of schools and partners. We are committed to offering excellent professional and learning opportunities for our staff, with a busy programme of continuing professional development courses delivered by some of the country’s best educational thinkers and practitioners.

To apply for this role click the button on this page to complete the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Tuesday 24th May 2022

Interview date: w/c 23rd May 2022

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and all staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks. You will be required to provide references and undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About Hethersett Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
963 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Hethersett Academy is one of East Anglia's top performing schools - recording the highest Progress 8 score in East Anglia in 2017 - and is rated Outstanding by Ofsted in all areas. We are proud of our strong academic approach, without neglecting the richness that comes from experiencing and enjoying sport and culture.

We are a National Teaching School, and part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools, dedicated to ensuring that our young people have the greatest possible opportunities regardless of their background.

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