15 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time, part time: 32.5 hours a week. Part-time flexible on hours

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teacher of Physics to join our Science Department and teach the subject at all levels, in particular A-Level.

You will be working in a very cohesive and supportive department that is committed to providing an innovative and high-quality science education for all of our pupils. The Science department is comprised of 11 passionate scientists, supported by 2 specialist technicians and housed in well-appointed labs.

We are a strong team that is motivated to achieve positive pupil experiences and outcomes and has a strong history of providing STEM opportunities for students. At GCSE, we teach both AQA Combined Trilogy and AQA Separate Science courses. The successful candidate will have an affinity with young people and will have a desire to develop the science opportunities available for students.

This post offers an excellent opportunity for you to gain experience in teaching A-Level. The successful candidate will be expected to have the potential to teach Physics at KS3 to KS5

The successful candidate will demonstrate: -

  • a passion for science education with an excellent subject knowledge and pedagogical understanding, particularly of teaching Physics.
  • they are an excellent classroom practitioner, who is experienced in teaching science at A-Level
  • success in achieving consistently good results in science
  • the ability to create and facilitate highly challenging and engaging lessons
  • the highest aspirations and expectations for all students whatever their ability and starting point
  • aspiration to progress their career in the future
  • they are optimistic, positive, and cheerful.

Please complete an application form which can be downloaded from our websitewww.arnewood.hants.sch.uk/vacancies.

What the school offers its staff

We offer: -

  • well-considered professional development and a wide range of professional opportunities, including significant leadership development opportunities at the right time.
  • excellent career progression opportunities given our strength in partnership working
  • a supportive, committed and experienced team of science specialists to work alongside
  • sound mentoring for all new staff from a stable and experienced senior team
  • excellent accommodation refurbished in science last in 2020
  • exemplary personnel practice including salary progression and pension contributions
  • a work life balance that values individual happiness and fulfilment.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to l.harper@arnewood.hants.sch.uk

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About The Arnewood School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1000 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

The Arnewood School offers a welcoming, professional, and supportive atmosphere for new colleagues.
Our academic record over a long period of time shows us to be a consistently high performing school, with impressive examination results at all key stages, including our vibrant sixth form.
We aim to meet individual students' needs and help every child fulfill their potential placing great emphasis on a healthy balance between academic work and all-round social development. The school is ideally situated in New Milton at the gateway to The New Forest National Park with easy access to recreational activities by the sea and in the forest.

Arranging a visit to The Arnewood School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.harper@arnewood.hants.sch.uk.

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