Subject Lead: Physics

The Misbourne School, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0BN

This job expired on 18 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    31 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

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Contract type



MPS/UPS plus fringe allowance & TLR 2.1 (£2,873pa)

Subject Lead: Physics job summary

Due to the successful promotion of a current member of our Science team, we are looking for a talented, inspirational and dynamic teacher to lead on Physics as part of our engaging Science curriculum.

Our vision is to develop world class students who have the belief in themselves that anything is possible and go on to lead happy and successful lives. If you are a driven and dedicated practitioner who is eager to grow and learn, by building effective relationships and instilling in students a love of Physics, then we want to hear from you.

The Misbourne is an aspirational and friendly place to work where every student and member of staff is a valued member of our community. You will be working alongside a strong and committed Curriculum Leader and a supportive team including three experienced science technicians. The team work collaboratively and share a desire for an ambitious science curriculum to be at the forefront of our students’ education. We are always looking for new opportunities and forward-thinking developments.
As Head of Physics you will be in a job that will motivate and challenge you in equal measure. You will be leading the development of the Physics area of the Science curriculum, working with both experienced and early-career teachers, supporting them to develop their pedagogy and be the very best teachers they can be. You will work closely with our Curriculum Leader to deliver an ambitious and engaging Physics curriculum that inspires students to enjoy and study Physics from KS3 through to A level. We actively promote the importance of STEM subjects within the school and would expect the successful candidate to play a significant part in developing this area through our co-curricular activities program. The successful candidate would be able to teach Physics from KS3 through to A level, and ideally being able to teach all 3 sciences up to GCSE.

We have recruited very successfully in science in recent years and are looking to appoint a Head of Physics who has the vision and skillset to help lead a strong team in achieving the very best outcomes for all our students. We will work closely with you to support your career goals and offer high-calibre CPD and opportunities for future promotion within your subject and the wider school. We are looking for one thing in return: striving for excellence in everything we do.

What we offer you:
• A dedicated specialist lab for all your lessons.
• Practical and administrative support from a team of experienced technicians.
• An evidence-informed approach to school improvement, only implementing what we feel will make the biggest difference to the lives and outcomes of our young people, being mindful of staff workload.
• Well-embedded electronic resources to support teaching and reduce workload.
• A genuine commitment to support your career development through our CPD programme.
• We are a key provider of initial teacher training in the local area, working with several local teaching schools and universities including the Astra Teaching School Alliance.
• A passion for developing and growing STEM subjects as part of our school vision; collaboration with other subject areas is a priority for us.
• Staff well-being at the forefront of all decisions that are made
• Opportunities to get involved in/lead a range of co-curricular experiences from across the school
• We provide a two-week October half term

If this role interests you, please visit the ‘Joining Us’ area on our website: www.themisbourne.co.uk or contact our HR Officer at HR@themisbourne.co.uk for further information and an application form. Letters of application should be addressed to the Headteacher, Rich Peters, on no more than two sides of A4 equivalent, no smaller than font size 11.
The closing date for applications is 9am on 18 May 2022. Interviews will take place on 25 May 2022. Please email your completed application to: HR@themisbourne.co.uk. The Misbourne reserves the right to close and shortlist early, therefore early applications are encouraged.

The Misbourne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An offer of appointment is subject to satisfactory references, DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Enhanced Disclosure and medical clearance.

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About The Misbourne School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1055 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01494 862869

We believe that through clarity of vision, collaboration and dedication, we can achieve great things for our young people and for the staff who join us on our journey.

Our vision is simple, yet unashamedly ambitious:
‘To develop world-class students who have the belief in themselves that anything is possible and lead happy and successful lives.’

A key part of our plan for education is to ensure children become valuable and fully-rounded members of society who treat others with respect and tolerance, regardless of background.

Arranging a visit to The Misbourne School

Visits to the school are warmly welcome. To arrange a visit or to find out more about the role, please contact our school office on the number below. Please send completed application forms to the email address below.
Tel No: 01494 862869
Email: HR@themisbourne.co.uk

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