Post of Head of KS4 & KS5 Physics

Wickersley School and Sports College

A high performing 11 – 18 specialist school for Maths and computing.

“An outstanding school” – ofsted 2013

Headteacher – Elaine Renavent

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Post of Head of KS4 & KS5 Physics – TLR 2B


We require a Head of Physics for January 2018.  The successful candidate will be responsible for leading Physics at Key Stage 4 and 5 and the ability to teach Physics to a high standard is essential.


You will find the Science Department to be an incredibly supportive and driven environment: we pride ourselves on our collaborative approach, with our commitment to share excellent classroom practice, coupled with our determination to ensure that all students achieve their full potential.  As a central department in a teaching school, the continuous professional development which our teachers receive is second to none, with a range of opportunities for further development, as well as the opportunity to teach across the key stages.  Indeed, in our large Sixth Form, we offer a broad and exciting curriculum including biology, chemistry and physics ‘A’ level as well as BTEC Applied Science. All our Science courses are incredibly popular choices in both Y12 and Y13.  We are a high-performing, outstanding school, (Ofsted September 2013), and have Teaching School Status.


Closing date:  Noon on Monday 16th October 2017


Application forms and further details are available by requesting a pack by e-mail to: or by telephone on 01709 542147.  You may also download this information from our website at  Completed application forms should be returned to Sue Weinrich (PA to the Headteacher).


In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references.