9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or earlier if available

  • Closing date

    23 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M1 - U3

Additional allowances

TLR £ 7,768

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the further development of Physics in this exceptionally high achieving school with a track record of outstanding performance in science. We are now seeking an excellent teacher of Physics with successful 11-18 teaching experience across the ability range, to lead a dedicated team of specialist teachers. Outstanding communication skills, a strong commitment to the subject, good qualifications and leadership potential are essential.

What the school offers its staff

Situated in Tunbridge Wells, with excellent transport links to London, Bennett is a popular and over-subscribed academy with an enviable record of outstanding academic achievement over many years.

A Church of England co-educational school with independent academy status

  • 1,903 on roll including 397 in the Sixth Form
  • Judged Outstanding in every area by Ofsted in 2023
  • World Class School Quality Mark in 2021
  • Outstanding GCSE and A Level results
  • Excellent reputation; oversubscribed

Bennett students are highly motivated and enthusiastic about learning and taking part in the huge range of enrichment activities that we offer.

As the Kent Teaching School hub, we are committed to providing strong and sustained professional development for all colleagues who work with us.

Priority places at the school are available for children of staff.

Further details about the role

We welcome pre-application visits to the school.

Thank you for your interest. Should you wish to discuss any aspect of the advertised post before applying, please email: recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk

For full details and application form please visit our website: www.bennettmemorial.co.uk - – follow ‘Tenax Jobs’ link to job vacancies. Completed Application Form should be emailed to recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk or posted to the school by the closing date. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 23 April 2024

Interview date will be confirmed on being short listed. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive sufficient applications

Bennett Memorial Diocesan School is part of the Tenax Schools Trust.

The Tenax Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and proactively model the school’s values. All posts are subject to vetting checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Tenax Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and proactively model the school’s values. All posts are subject to vetting checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to Recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk

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About Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1865 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01892521595

A Church of England co-educational school with independent academy status

• 1,903 on roll including 400 in the Sixth Form
• Judged Outstanding in every area by Ofsted in 2023
• World Class School Quality Mark in 2021
• Outstanding GCSE and A Level results
• Excellent reputation; oversubscribed

Priority places at the school are available for children of staff.

We welcome pre-application visits to the school.

Our staff are highly committed and we have a strong and positive school ethos.

Bennett Memorial is part of the Tenax Schools Trust.

The Tenax Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and proactively model the school’s values. All posts are subject to vetting checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Providing the exceptional learning opportunities available to the children and young people in our schools, requires exceptional teachers and support staff. In addition to our competitive employment packages, we offer access to high quality professional and career development opportunities to support your own growth, underlining our commitment to life long learning. You are encouraged to look at the school, and Trust websites, as well as the post details for the role. Thank you for your interest in opportunities at Tenax Schools Trust, and our family of schools, and we look forward to hearing from you.

Thank you for your interest. Should you wish to visit the school informally or to discuss any aspect of the advertised post before applying, email: recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk.

Arranging a visit to Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Recruitment@bennett.kent.sch.uk.

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