Head of Physics

  • Berkshire

  • Reading Blue Coat School

  • Full-time

Summary

An enthusiastic and inspiring Physics specialist with outstanding subject knowledge is required from January 2023 to lead this excellent department.

Detail

Founded in 1646, Reading Blue Coat is a leading independent day school of 820 pupils; 719 boys aged 11 – 18 and a further 101 girls in the co-educational sixth form. The School is located on a beautiful 46 acre campus in the village of Sonning, just outside Reading.

The School employs more than 170 staff, of whom 50% are academic staff, and provides a stimulating, friendly and supportive atmosphere in which each pupil can realise his or her full intellectual, physical, and creative potential.

An enthusiastic and inspiring Physics specialist with outstanding subject knowledge is required from January 2023 to lead this excellent department.

The Physics department is very well resourced and provides a stimulating and interesting curriculum, from entry to the School at Year 7 through to A Level, which is popular at the School. Results in the department are strong.

Applicants should have a good Honours degree relevant to the teaching aspects of the role, and will preferably have qualified teacher status, although the School will accept applicants who are on an accredited programme working towards Qualified Teacher Status. You must be able to teach Physics to A Level. You should be able to demonstrate vision and leadership attributes.

Our teachers seek to encourage both class and individual study beyond the requirements of the curriculum. You will be expected to contribute to the co-curricular offerings of the department and the wider life of the School, to which your energy, warmth and pastoral instincts will lend themselves.

The School provides a stimulating and vibrant environment in which to teach, and you will join a highly committed and enthusiastic academic team.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, dependent on qualifications and experience.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website: www.rbcs.org.uk/vacancies or contact the Human Resources Manager, Tel: 0118 933 5813 email: recruitment@rbcs.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 09:00 on 20th June 2022.

First interviews will be held during the week of 27th June 2022

Applications must be submitted to the email address above by CV or an application form, and accompanied by your covering letter.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check.

Registered charity number 1087839 • No agencies, please. www.rbcs.org.uk

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Further Information

https://rbcs.org.uk/vacancies/

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Reading Blue Coat School

Holme Park, Sonning Lane,, Sonning, Berkshire, RG4 6SU

  • 719 Day Boys (11-18)
  • 101 Day Girls (16-18)
  • HMC, ISC, SoH

0118 9441005 www.rbcs.org.uk

Closing Date: 10 July 2022