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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    26 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Suitable for early career teachers
Subject
Physics
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£25,714 - £41,604

Job summary

Do you want to work in a successful school, as part of a progressive and energetic Science Faculty? Are you unapologetically passionate about teaching Physics?

We seek to appoint a Physics teacher to teach at KS3, KS4 (where both GCSE Physics and GCSE Combined Science are taught) and A-Level. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a skilled and successful team who are committed to ensuring our students both enjoy and succeed in their studies.

Specific details regarding the role and skills and qualities that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate are in the attached job description and person specification. A summary of key information is detailed below. We are looking for someone who:

Is passionate about Physics and supporting children in developing their knowledge and skills.

Is committed to personal development and open to sharing ideas and continuing to develop their own practice.

Understands the importance of strong behaviour management and that developing positive relationships with children is fundamental to their role.

Understands and values the use of restorative practices.

Is determined to make a positive difference in the lives of young people.

Is supportive of our inclusive and diverse nature as a school where differences are celebrated.

Is committed to working collaboratively with the wider faculty team, contributing to shared planning resources, for the benefit of all pupils.

Our aim is to ensure every young person is the best they can be and whilst we have already achieved much in achieving our goal, we recognise that there is so much more we can do. We are proud of our good reputation within the region and positive feedback we receive from students, parents, staff and external organisations such as Ofsted.

Applications should be submitted by 9am on 26th January 2022. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 31st January 2022 . Visits to the school are welcome and you should contact Kate Spoor (Faculty Leader) via kspoor@whickhamschool.org to arrange this.

The successful candidate will undertake an enhanced DBS check. Please also see our safer recruitment policy

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1705 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Whickham School

Whickham School is a large and successful school in Gateshead with over 1700 students including approximately 350 in our high performing sixth form.
Demand for student places is strong and the school is regularly oversubscribed. Students are organised into year groups whilst eight faculties deliver the school curriculum. The Sixth Form, which has its own dedicated facility, is an increasingly popular choice of students from all over the local area.

In January 2020 many faculties moved into a brand new, state of the art, STEAMS themed building. The stunning four storey building houses Science, Technology (plus Business and IT), Engineering, Art, Maths and Sport.

The Leadership Team meet weekly and share responsibility for policy generation, decision making, planning and the general wellbeing of the school. The relevant governing body committee is involved in strategic planning and policies from the onset. Faculty and Year groups meet every two weeks to discuss strategic issues

Arranging a visit to Whickham School

Visits to the school are welcome and you should contact Kate Spoor (Faculty Leader) via kspoor@whickhamschool.org to arrange this.

School location

Burnthouse Lane, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE16 5AR

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