Head of Physics

Rainham School for Girls, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0BX

9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    11 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS and a TLR 2 payment

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head of Physics

Rainham School for Girls are looking to appoint a Head of Physics to work within our enthusiastic, dedicated Science Faculty.

The preferred candidate will:

  • Be able to demonstrate a passion about the role of Physics within education
  • Be able to establish strong relationships and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Act as a role model in teaching through: Consistently outstanding personal practice
  • Proactively seeking innovation in pedagogy through evidence based practice
  • Foster a climate of risk taking, self-reflection and continuous improvement in other colleagues
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate a range of professional development opportunities

Rainham School for Girls represents a culture of high aspiration, high expectation and success. Our aim is to provide an outstanding learning experience for all students within a safe, disciplined and caring environment. TKAT recognise the value of flexible working at all levels of the organisation and the positive impact that this can have on promoting equality of opportunity in the workplace.


What the school offers its staff

We therefore encourage applications from candidates seeking full time, part-time or other flexible working arrangements. Career progression is fully encouraged by the school which is supported through our outstanding CPD programme. We are part of one of the biggest Multi-Academy chains in the South East of England - The Kemnal Academies Trust so progression can also be Trust wide.

We passionately believe in collaborative working and actively promote school to school support. This includes accessing support from our strong Teaching School Alliance who offer a range of high quality professional development opportunities for staff at all levels. We also have 1 hour a week built into the school day for CPD to fully capitalise on the power of collaboration and sharing of good practice.

If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Further details about the role

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

Access to interview - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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About Rainham School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1714 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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