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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    25 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Mainscale & Upper Pay Scale

Additional allowances

TLR 2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Physics to lead the curriculum area within the Science department. We are seeking an outstanding practitioner to support the Director of Learning in moving the department forward. The school has recently joined with the Institute of Physics to become a Future Physics Leader Partner School which will provide additional support for you in your new role. We are also part of a network of IoP schools which will offer specific training for physics specialists across the year. The successful candidate will bring with them their enthusiasm for science as well as Physics and the capacity to inspire and motivate both students and staff.

We are keen to hear from candidates who will:

  • Take the lead in inspiring and motivating the science team in the teaching of Physics and improving outcomes.
  • Be responsible for continuously improving the quality of teaching and learning of Physics in the department.
  • Be responsible for monitoring pupil progress in Physics


What the school offers its staff

There is also the opportunity for the successful candidate to take a leading role in extending the curriculum offer through SPARK at Penketh, the school’s makerspace, providing pupils with opportunities to extend and apply their learning through broader educational experiences. The school is focused on providing the very best provision for pupils by supporting the professional developmentof staff, offering a comprehensive and focused CPD programme and encouraging staff to engage with external, nationally recognised professional qualifications.


Commitment to safeguarding

Penketh High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Penketh High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
895 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
hr@penkethhigh.org
Phone number
01925 720264

Penketh High School is an oversubscribed community facing school that is determined to support the academic and holistic development of pupils in order that they leave the school with a strong skillset and positive life chances. The culture of the school is underpinned by an academically rigorous curriculum, high expectations and standards, as well as a multitude of enrichment opportunities. All these aspects of school life are aligned with the capabilities of our outstanding young people.

The school is focused on providing the very best provision for pupils by supporting the professional development of staff, offering a comprehensive and focused CPD programme and encouraging staff to engage with external, nationally recognised professional qualifications. This provision of professional development includes a robust and comprehensive programme to support teachers new to the profession. Our delivery of the Early Career Framework is overseen and managed by leaders who coordinate the delivery for the schools within the Trust and schools across Warrington. Teachers new to the profession will benefit from excellent support and professional development underpinned by the best evidence-based research, facilitated by knowledgeable and passionate professionals.

This post is suitable for ECTs and experienced teachers.

Arranging a visit to Penketh High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@penkethhigh.org.

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