This job expired on 15 April 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPR (1-11), UPR(1-3)

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

About the role:

You are an excellent leader; we are a well-respected Trust and Notley High School is a rapidly improving school. Together, we can create a truly exceptional Science department.

Notley High School is seeking to appoint a Subject Leader for Physics for September 2024. You will be an expert teacher looking for a new challenge, rapid promotion, and an opportunity to make a real difference. You will have strong subject knowledge and will want our students to love and enjoy Science as much as we do. In this exciting new opportunity to work with a newly appointed Head of Science, you will be responsible for Physics and will be teaching Physics at KS5 as well as Science up to KS4. You will be joining a small department of 8 teachers and 2 technicians. There are 10 laboratories, a separate block for Sixth Form lessons and three technicians.

How to Apply:

To apply for the role, please complete the application form and recruitment monitoring form demonstrating how your skills and experience match the criteria in the Job Description and Person Specification and return directly to Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form.

Application guidance notes are also available to assist you with completing your application.

Informal enquiries regarding the role can be made to Ceri Bird, Headteacher’s PA, via email to ceri.bird@notleyhigh.com

What the school offers its staff

About Us:

Our Vision: Enjoy, Enrich, Achieve, Aspire

First and foremost, each school within the trust is a place of learning, where young people (from three to nineteen years):

  • ENJOYcoming to school and learning experiences available to them.
  • AreENRICHEDwith a wealth of opportunities inside and outside of lessons and the curriculum, so that all talents are identified and nurtured.
  • ACHIEVEhigh standards:

Academically, in terms of examination results.

Personally, through their respect for others and their environment.

Socially, through their contribution to the life of the school and wider community.

  • ASPIREto be the best they can be.

In return:

When you join our community, you will enjoy many benefits, including:

  • A wide range of opportunities for staff CPD.
  • Trust-wide Science network and subject hub.
  • A supportive Governing Body and experienced Leadership Team.
  • The opportunity to shape and embed a creative and inspiring curriculum.

Commitment to safeguarding

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. Bridge Academy Trust welcomes applications from those of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnic groups.

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About Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1343 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
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At Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form, we are an ambitious inclusive 11-19 mixed comprehensive school that places the journey of the child at the centre of everything we do - learning together and succeeding together to be the best that we can be.

Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form is part of the Bridge Academy Trust: a collegiate and collaborative Trust, where, first and foremost, each school is a place of (high quality) learning, where young people ENJOY, ENRICH & ACHIEVE. The core purpose is to provide high quality continuity of every child’s journey through education from 3 to 19, with a community and school-led school improvement approach and long-term sustainable strategy.

Arranging a visit to Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@bridgeacademytrust.org.

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