Teacher of Physics

The County High School, Leftwich, Northwich, Cheshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Physics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,366 to £40,487

Job summary

Following the promotion of the current post-holder, applications are invited from well-qualified teachers of Physics. This post is either suitable for an NQT or a first step into a leadership role for the right candidate. A strong desire to motivate students and staff to achieve excellent progress is crucial in an environment in which “Pupils display a thirst for learning” and there is“…first-rate behaviour in classrooms and around the academy” (Ofsted, 2016).

Should a TLR 2.1 (currently £2,792pa) be awarded, the Leadership roles and responsibilities will be agreed with the Learning Leader, in line with the priorities of the Science Subject Improvement Plan.

The County High School, Leftwich is committed to building a team of exceptional teachers and leaders in a positive and supportive learning environment. There is a strong tradition of high quality induction and continuing professional development so the post can be adapted to suit an entrant new to the profession or a colleague with recent experience.

Essential educational requirements

Public examination success at GCSE / A Level

Appropriate degree

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Successful teaching experience in a temporary or permanent post or on teaching practice.

Knowledge of effective learning and teaching strategies

Enthusiasm for Science and the ability to generate this in others with a commitment to developing strength and depth in subject knowledge.

Ability or potential to use and interpret data to inform assessment
Good ICT skills
Ability to relate to teachers, other professionals, parents and students

Very good oral and written communication skills

Ability to relate to and promote the ethos of the Academy

Willingness to undertake training as required

Excellent punctuality and attendance

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Commitment to raising of standards and achievement

Ability to be able to work effectively as a tutor and to support whole-school initiatives and developments

Suitable to work with children

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 998 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The County High School, Leftwich website (opens in a new window)
Contact email head@leftwichhigh.com

About The County High School, Leftwich

School location

Granville Road, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 8EZ