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Head of Physics

Kennet School, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4LL

This job expired on 16 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Salary: MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604) + TLR (£4,656) Competitive salary for the Berkshire Area

Head of Physics job summary

Head of Physics

Kennet School is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all employees, governors, trainees and volunteers to share in this commitment.

We seek employees who are keen to contribute to the fuller life of this highly over-subscribed and ambitious school.

Salary: MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604) + TLR (£4,656) Competitive salary for the Berkshire Area.

Contract: Full Time (Permanent)

Required for: September 2022

Are you a dynamic and ambitious physicist looking to lead a successful department? Are you looking for a school with outstanding CPD and development opportunities to support you in taking the next step in your
career?

We offer:
 an open and collaborative community that trusts its teachers, equipping them with the skills and allowing
them the freedom to act as valued professionals;
 outstanding facilities and resources;
 high quality inset days, Minimum 15% non-contact time, bespoke three-year induction programme for
new teachers & leadership development programmes;
 a range of personal benefits, including Cycle to Work Scheme, on site leisure centre and an active staff
social committee;
 rigid procedures for managing behaviour;
 the opportunity to be part of an Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ School that believes ‘better never stops’.

For further insight into this role and Kennet School, please download the application pack.

We would like you to be:
 experienced in teaching Physics up to A Level;
 an aspiring Head of Science, who is ambitious for further career development
 creative, forward-thinking attitude and unapologetically passionate about your subject;
 committed to working collaboratively as part of a team and across the school;
 willing to think creatively and take risks in the classroom;
 hard-working with excellent organisational skills.

How to Apply: The easiest way to apply is by accessing the role on www.TES.com and clicking the ‘Quick Apply’
button. Alternatively, you can download our application form from the ‘Vacancies’ section of our website and send your completed document to office@kennetschool.co.uk.

The school’s successes are well documented, but we believe that it is most impressive when seen in action. We welcome enquiries and visits prior to application, so please get in touch with We welcome enquiries and visits prior to application, so please get in touch with Ms L Mathews, Deputy Headteacher for more information.

Deadline: Monday, 16 May 2022. Candidates selected for interview will be informed by telephone soon after.

We reserve the right to interview before the application deadline in exceptional cases, so we encourage early
applications.

Interview Date: Wednesday, 18 and Thursday, 19 May 2022

Kennet School is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all employees, governors, trainees and volunteers to share in this commitment. We seek employees who are keen to contribute to the fuller life of this highly over-subscribed and ambitious school.

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About Kennet School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1815 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Kennet is a dynamic and ambitious 11-18 comprehensive school which opened in September 1957. The school has grown over the last 60 years, both in terms of size and success. We currently have approximately 1,780 pupils on roll including strong numbers in the Sixth Form at around 350 pupils. We were judged by Ofsted to be Outstanding in May 2016 and have accumulated a number of awards including Arts Mark Platinum, Exceptional Schools Award, NACE Challenge Award and Investors in Careers. We are currently working on the Sandwell Well-Being Charter Mark focusing on the mental health and well-being of our whole organisation.

Arranging a visit to Kennet School

We welcome enquiries and visits prior to application, so please get in touch with We welcome enquiries and visits
prior to application, so please get in touch with Ms L Mathews, Deputy Headteacher for more information.

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