3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 May 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    4 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Physics, Science
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS/UPS + TLR2b (A recruitment allowance may be payable for the right candidate)

Job summary

An outstanding opportunity has arisen to work in Gloucestershire’s largest comprehensive school. We are an established 11-18 single academy trust with a good reputation (Ofsted ‘Good’ rating 2016), wide catchment, and a strong presence in our community. Our school is consistently oversubscribed with a PAN of 300, and most of our students choose to stay with us for post-16 study.

We are looking to appoint, to a TLR position, a Key Stage 4 and 5 Leader of Physics to join a lively and enthusiastic Science Department at Cheltenham Bournside School, where Science is a popular subject. The successful candidate will be a key part of the Science team, who will have complete oversight of both Key Stage 4 and 5 Physics, to ensure that the subject is delivered in an outstanding manner to highly motivated and talented pupils. The role will involve planning and preparing courses in addition to quality assuring that the delivery of these lessons is at the very highest standard at all times. There will be the chance of further responsibility for the suitable candidate.

We are an equal opportunities employer and value and respect diversity across our whole school community. Bournside is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date.

Employee benefits

Please see our candidate information pack which includes information about our employee benefits

Applying for the job

To apply for the position please complete an application form which can be found on the schools website.

We also ask for a supporting statement (maximum 2 sides of A4) outlining how you feel your experience, skills, and attributes would enable you to make a significant impact in the role.

Please email your application form and supporting statement to recruitment@bournside.gloucs.sch.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1705 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01242 235 555

About Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre

Bournside is the largest comprehensive 11-18 school in Gloucestershire. We are an established single academy trust with a good reputation (Ofsted ‘Good’ rating 2016), wide catchment, and strong presence community. Our consistently oversubscribed PAN of 300, most our students choose to stay us for their post-16 study. mixed, non-denominational aged 11 18. It located Cheltenham, settled its current location Warden Hill early part 1970s converted status 2011.

Arranging a visit to Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre

Please contact Will Penny, Deputy Headteacher wjp@bournside.gloucs.sch.uk
to arrange a visit our school so you can see for yourself why it is a wonderful place to work.

School location

Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 3EF

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