Teacher of Physics

Burford School, Burford, Oxfordshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Start Date : 1st September 2020

Contract : Full time

Term : Permanent

Reporting to : Head of Science

We have an exciting opportunity for a well qualified and enthusiastic teacher who is able to teach across the whole Science curriculum at Key Stage 3. The teacher will be expected to teach mainly Physics at KS4. There may be an opportunity to teach `A’ level Physics for a suitably qualified candidate.

This post is suitable for newly qualified teachers or more experienced staff. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and hardworking individual who wishes to join a dynamic and innovative department.

The Science department is the largest in the school, consisting of a highly qualified and experienced group of teachers, well supported by three qualified technicians and a full-time subject-specific Higher Level Teaching Assistant. The examination results are well above the national average in 2019 were in the top 10% nationally. For further information or a discussion regarding the post, please contact the Head of Department, Mrs Clare Brown.

Burford is a popular, successful and oversubscribed school situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. This is an excellent school, with a superb environment for learning demonstrated by exam results that are in the top 10% of all schools nationally for both GCSE and A Level. Our aim is to recruit colleagues who will be stimulated by the prospect of working hard to share in our success.

Burford School is committed to staff wellbeing - we offer bespoke professional development programmes, free flu vaccinations during school hours and we support our staff in maintaining a good work / home balance by having a sensible assessment policy, no written reports and a sensitive approach to requests for time to share family events.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed so you can see for yourself what makes Burford School such a special place to work – please contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, to arrange this.


· Please download details and an application form from our Eteach page: https://www.eteach.com/job/teacher-of-physics-1081287


· Contact Sarah Evans, HR Manager, at the following email address: s.evans@burford.oxon.sch.uk or telephone the number above.

Burford School 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.

Closing date: Monday 20th January 2020 (12:00pm)

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1410 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Burford School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email s.evans@burford.oxon.sch.uk

About Burford School

School location

Cheltenham Road, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4PL