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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Physics, Science

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

This is a permanent, part-time appointment, effective from 1st September 2024, with a salary payable from MPS1-UPS3. Applications are welcome from teachers at any stage in their career including Early Career Teachers.

The successful applicant will be required to teach Physics throughout the age range. They will also have responsibility for a form and deliver their fortnightly form period.

We are seeking to appoint a committed & enthusiastic teacher who enjoys working as a member of a team and is constantly seeking ways in which they can improve on their current practice. A positive attitude towards the use of IT is essential. The successful applicant will have good self-organisational skills, a sound knowledge and understanding of health & safety requirements, be a competent and confident user of IT and able to work independently as well as a member of a team.

Physics is taught as a separate science from Year 8 and all students study GCSE Physics. The subject is one of the most popular at A-Level with three classes in each of years 12 & 13. The post holder is line managed by the Subject Leader for Physics. Large numbers of students go on to thrive at A-level in a well-respected and supportive department.

What the school offers its staff

There are nine dedicated science laboratories and a science staff room where all science staff have a desk. All staff receive a school laptop for work use. Each science (Biology, Chemistry & Physics) has its own technician and prep room.

As a grammar school, we are privileged to work with able learners with a thirst for knowledge. However, it is equally important to note that successful applicants would join a school with kindness and integrity at the heart of our values system. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and inclusive school in which you can develop the love for your subject and share it with keen learners. Further benefits of working at Aston include a tailored CPD programme, opportunities for secondment with the MAT, a first-class free fitness studio and inspirational colleagues who share a passion for teaching.

Commitment to safeguarding

King Edward VI Aston School is one of the six King Edward VI Grammar Schools in Birmingham and a member of the King Edward VI MAT.

The school is committed to safeguarding the wellbeing of its students and the successful candidate will be required to undertake DBS and Prohibition checks.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to vacancies@keaston.bham.sch.uk

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About King Edward VI Aston School

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1001 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0121 327 1130

King Edward VI Aston School is one of the six King Edward VI Grammar Schools in Birmingham and a member of the King Edward VI MAT.

The school is committed to safeguarding the well being of its students and successful candidates will be required to undertake DBS and Prohibition checks.

Arranging a visit to King Edward VI Aston School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@keaston.bham.sch.uk.

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