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Head of Physics

John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire

Job details

Subject Physics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

From September 2020, we are looking to appoint a well-qualified head of physics. The successful candidate will join a forward-thinking department of 14 teachers who are fully committed to innovative teaching methods, which motivate and engage all students.

The successful applicant should have a commitment to classroom excellence and have the potential to lead a department in the future.

Candidates should be able to offer physics to A level and must be able to demonstrate strategies for developing scientific understanding to all levels of ability.

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

Ability to undertake teaching of science to all levels of ability up to KS4.
Ability to undertake teaching of physics to all levels of ability up to A level.
An understanding of the learning needs of students to all academic abilities.
Able to motivate students and raise achievement.
Able to lead a team of subject specialists and support staff
Awareness of risk assessment in physics teaching.
Use of ICT in raising student achievement, particularly use of IWB.
Organisation skills
Interpersonal skills
Communication skills
Administration skills
Ability to use a variety of teaching/learning styles
Ability to fulfil the "Teachers' Standards"
Good classroom management/appropriate attitudes to use of authority and maintaining discipline.
Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people.

Employee benefits

TLR 2.1 £3,108 per annum

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1418 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@jkhs.org.uk

About John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy

School location

Ledbury Road, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7ET