Teacher of Science (Physics specialist) Permanent The King's School, Ottery St Mary, Devon

Job description

For September 2020 we are looking to appoint a Physics Teacher. A Level teaching would be available for a suitably qualified candidate. It is important to us to have an enthusiastic and engaging teacher of science who will join and enrich our strong teaching team and who can work under pressure without losing their all-important sense of humour. We offer a very strong support programme for science teachers who are starting their career and working towards NQT status or returning to teaching after a break.

Strong subject knowledge is obviously crucial as well as a passion for the subject and a desire to work in an innovative and supportive team.

We would extend a warm welcome to you if you wish to visit the school in advance of an application. To facilitate this, we are hosting a prospective applicant Open Day on Tuesday 14th January from 9.00am until 11.15am. You will have the opportunity to tour the school with a focus on science lessons, and meet Dr. Graham Forsythe (Head of Science). There will also be an opportunity to meet the wider science team.

Please contact Ms. Pickering if you would like to attend the Open Day or require any further information. There are further details on how to apply on our website. The closing date is midday, 20th January with a view to interview the following week. We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of students so all staff are enhanced DBS checked.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree.
Grade C in English and Mathematics GCSE (or equivalent)

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Suitbale for an NQT- UPS3 teacher

About The King's School

Academy - Comprehensive 11-18 school

Cadhay Lane, Ottery St Mary, Devon, EX11 1RA
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