Teacher of Physics John Hampden Grammar School, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Physics to join our high achieving Science department. You will be teaching Physics up to and including Key Stage 5 to our motivated and ambitious students. We offer great facilities, a caring and welcoming school community and a supportive leadership team.

Key Functions:

• To plan, develop and deliver high quality lessons that enthuse students with a desire to learn and understand Science
• To foster enjoyment and satisfaction in the study of Science by students
• To maintain and build upon the Teachers’ Standards ensuring that all students can meet their potential
• To support the extra-curricular sport programme
• To safeguard and promote the welfare of all students

Essential educational requirements

• Degree in Science (or equivalent)

Essential qualifications

• Subject specialism in Physics including teaching up to and including KS5
• QTS (prior to commencement of employment)

Essential skills and experience

• A passion for teaching Science and ability to deliver Science as a core and examination subject
• An enthusiasm for teaching and a genuine interest in promoting Science within school and community contexts.
• Understanding of self-evaluation
• Willingness to be involved in extra-curricular activities
• Evidence of sound skills in ICT/digital learning and an awareness of how to maximise its use to aid learning
• Attention to detail
• Ability to prioritise workload and show initiative in dealing with day-to-day situations
• Problem solving skills including the ability to apply diplomacy and tact when appropriate
• The ability to remain calm and composed under pressure
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with pupils, parents, staff and the wider School community

Employee benefits

We offer:
• An established centre of academic excellence with an exceptional record in sport, music and community involvement
• Motivated and ambitious pupils
• A friendly and supportive team of teachers and support staff
• Well-resourced facilities
• A positive, caring and collaborative working environment
• A commitment to professional development
• A relocation allowance may be available for candidates who apply directly

About John Hampden Grammar School

Marlow Hill, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1SZ
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