Physics Teacher & STEM Coordinator

John Mason School, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1JB

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    28 April 2022

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Contract type



MPS/UPS (if post threshold)

Physics Teacher & STEM Coordinator job summary

Physics Teacher & STEM Coordinator

Salary Grade: MPS/UPS (if post threshold) plus TLR2
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 23rd May 2022 at 9am
Interview Date: Should a suitable candidate be identified before the closing date, the vacancy may be closed early.
Start date: September 2022

We are looking for a Physics specialist who will enhance the STEM enrichment offer that we currently provide. Key objectives are:
• To coordinate the redevelopment and maintenance of our extra-curricular offering to provide students with opportunities of STEM clubs, competitions and visits. To include running a weekly or fortnightly extra-curricular STEM club.
• To create new partnerships and build on existing partnerships in order to raise the aspirations of our students through experiences.
• To work alongside the Director of Science and Senior Leaders to develop a coordinated approach across the Abingdon Science Partnership.
• To develop a STEM careers programme, which will embed careers information into our curriculum and provide students with further opportunities, including arranging talks from STEM professionals.
• To promote STEM qualifications and careers to underrepresented groups.

The Science Faculty at John Mason School is research informed and has developed a knowledge rich curriculum offer. The team are dedicated to the principle that, if taught well, all students can be academically successful. Leaders in the faculty work to ensure positive staff wellbeing and manageable workload.

The successful candidate will understand the principles of a knowledge rich curriculum and have an understanding of relevant areas of cognitive science.

The successful candidate will be:
• passionate about their subject; able to inspire and motivate students and staff.
• committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.
• disciplined able to work effectively as part of the team.
• a role model for our students and staff.
• committed to professional development

We will offer you:
• A comprehensive program of professional development
• The satisfaction of being part of a friendly, supportive and reflective team
• Well-resourced schemes of learning that will reduce workload
• Students who have a desire to achieve and respect the school’s expectations.
• Excellent care and support for all staff.

If you would like more information about the faculty, email Andrew Stanger, Director of Science
An application pack is available from the John Mason School website or from
CVs alone are not acceptable.
Abingdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer that recognises the terms and conditions of maintained schools, including maternity benefits. The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.

All staff are expected to promote fundamental British values.

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About John Mason School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1058 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

John Mason School is part of the Abingdon Learning Trust and is fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all its students and staff.

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