Physics Teacher

Physics Teacher : Secondary

The successful candidate will be creative, enthusiastic and willing to work in a team of 5 highly motivated teachers. The candidate will have a range of teaching experience covering all age ranges and abilities in a secondary school including A-Level Physics. The ability to produce resources which take into account the special needs of second language learners will be an advantage. Applications from candidates with an understanding of the EmSAT physics requirements, will be particularly welcomed.

Students are taught in 5 groups in years 7 and 8, and 4 in year 9 and above. The courses are practical in approach with a focus on critical thinking and science skills. The department is very well resourced and supported by two qualified technicians.

Teaching approaches are varied and an atmosphere of enthusiastic but ordered learning is encouraged.

Years 10 and 11 courses include Double Science (combined) and Single Science (combined) for less able students. Classes of 8 to 12 students are usual.

Year 12 offers courses in Physics, Biology and Chemistry to AS level and students also follow the school’s own High School Diploma course leading to graduation at the end of year 12. The Science department has offered courses in Construction Technology, Vehicle Studies, Electronics, Aviation Studies, Ecology and Zoology as well as Workshop Engineering as elements of the diploma courses.

Year 13 offers the students the opportunity to study Physics, Chemistry and Biology to A2 level.

Essential Criteria


  • UK qualified teacher status or equivalent
  • Experience and training in teaching pupils working in a second language
  • Recent experience in a UK curriculum school to AS level
  • Evidence of a positive and enthusiastic approach to student learning
  • Be a team player
  • A strong commitment to self-development
  • The flexibility to deal with both more able pupils and those who experience

         difficulties in English

  • An awareness of current UK educational developments
  • The ability to maintain good relationships with pupils, parents and staff
  • Some familiarity with the American and International systems of education
  • Outstanding references

Preferred Criteria

  • An ability to offer extra-curricular activities
  • ICT competent including data logging as part of teaching
  • Experience and training in teaching pupils working in a second language
  • An awareness or experience of UK changes at KS3 and KS4 level


Applications should be addressed to the Headmaster, Mr Glyn Kilsby, and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and should include:

C.V. and a letter of application, RSB Confidential Information Form

plus the names, addresses and contacts of two professional referees.


Please include the job title in the subject line of your e-mail or your application may be rejected by our spam filter. Applications without a letter of application will not be considered.


Closing Date for Applications is 3rd February 2019  

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