3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2A £7,368 pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head of Physics Department

TLR 2A £7,368 pa

Full-time Permanent, MPS/UPS, Required from September 2023

We are looking to appoint a creative, enthusiastic and inspiring Head of Physics to lead this important area of our curriculum from September. This is an excellent opportunity for the right person to join this outstanding school, which has a strong reputation across all three Sciences. The successful candidate will have the ambition and innovation to manage and develop this department.

We welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate:

  • a passion for teaching Physics

  • commitment to promoting high quality teaching and learning within this department

  • ability to promote Physics across the curriculum

  • experience of teaching Physics to A level standard would be an advantage.

What the school offers its staff

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1220 students with a mixed sixth form of approximately 340. Since July 2019 we have been appointed by the Department for Education as a Computer Hub in recognition of the expertise the school has evidenced in Computing Education and will take a lead in training teachers across the south east in the delivery of Computing. The post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment. Staff benefits include strong support for professional development and healthcare scheme.

“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)

Further details about the role

Applications welcomed immediately

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

Closing Date: 8am on 3rd February 2023

Interviews: 7th February 2023

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The post is exempt from section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. The amendments to the ROA 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975, (2013 and 2020)). It is not, therefore, in any way contrary to the Act to reveal any information concerning convictions which would otherwise be considered as “spent” in relation to the applicant’s suitability for employment. Any such information will be kept in strict confidence and only used in consideration of the suitability of the applicant for such a position where such an exemption is appropriate.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Maidstone Grammar School for Girls

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1186 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
mstarns@mggs.org

Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school with a mixed sixth form. Ofsted judge us to be outstanding and our examination results reflect this. We are a happy, thriving community, with a long standing tradition of excellence in all that we do. We have been an Advanced Thinking School since 2015 and since September 2019 we have been designated a Computing Hub by DfE. This is an exciting opportunity to work with our outstanding team in an excellent school. If you wish to find out more about MGGS please visit our website at https://www.mggs.org/ and to take a virtual tour please visit https://youtu.be/kuqmn-D4AJY

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