St Paul’s Girls’ School is one of the country’s leading independent schools for girls aged 11-18, with approximately 800 students. It is an extraordinary school, offering a classical yet forward-thinking education, rooted in a love of academic discovery and enriched by a broad co-curricular programme, nurturing wellbeing provision and a strong commitment to partnerships and community initiatives. Aspirations and achievements go well beyond what one would normally expect from a school, making St Paul’s Girls' School a very exciting, lively, and stimulating place in which to work.
Students want to make a difference, and many go on to roles tackling some of the greatest challenges facing people and planet. Respect for environmental sustainability is expected of all staff, both in terms of minimising use of resources in daily operations and supporting the school’s aim of preparing students fully for life and work in the mid-21st century.
St Paul’s Girls’ School is seeking a Teacher of Physics. This is a temporary post for one academic year commencing from September 2023. The successful candidate would have the opportunity to teach across the age range from year 7 science to physics A-level, depending on experience and subject expertise. The whole department is involved in enrichment activities such as societies, competitions and lunchtime help sessions.
The post would suit a well-qualified recent graduate or an experienced teacher looking for a new challenge. They will be working as part of a busy and well-established department: they will be flexible, resourceful and energetic. They will be able to convey a profound enthusiasm for physics and to broaden the horizons of committed and intelligent girls. Support and training would be available for graduates with little teaching experience with a possible earlier start date to facilitate this.
Full details of this post are contained in the accompanying job description. To apply, please complete and submit the on-line job application, ensuring that you provide a full supporting statement and attach an up-to-date CV.
For more details of this post please view the candidate pack on the St Paul's Girls' School website.
Closing date: Wednesday 1 March 2023, noon
Interviews: Friday 10 March 2023
We recommend that candidates apply as soon as possible since applications will be reviewed as they are received, and interviews arranged on a rolling basis.
St Paul’s Girls’ School is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
We will be undertaking online checks for all shortlisted candidates in line with keeping Children Safe in Education 2022.
St Paul's Girls' School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.