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Teacher of Physics

Reference: FEB20246552
Expiry date: 2024-02-29 08:00:00.000
Location: Highgate, London
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Comfortable and well-resourced environment. Salaries are competitive. The School pays the employer's contribution to the Teachers' Pension Scheme. Free access to the School's sports facilities, including a swimming pool and fitness suite.

All pupils study Physics as a separate subject in Years 8 to 11 having followed a General Science course in Year 7. In 2023 79% of pupils taking IGCSE Physics achieved grades 9/8. In the same year, 89% of pupils achieved A*/A grades at A Level following the AQA specification. Several students apply to Oxford or Cambridge to read physics, natural sciences or engineering each year.

The department is well resourced and staffed. There are nine specialist teachers, who enjoy the support of able and energetic technicians, who ensure that everything runs smoothly as well as designing new experiments. The department is located centrally within the school.? There are three laboratories, a small lecture theatre, prep room and office.? All teaching rooms are equipped with desktop PCs and AV facilities for pupils and have access to a huge range of experimental equipment.

The department has a particularly successful extra-curricular offering. In addition to its Astronomical and Engineering Societies, it’s contributions to the, annual school-wide STEM Week, and multi-school STEM conference, every year Sixth Form pupils enter the Physics Olympiad, Challenge and Brawl. Pupils’ achievements in competitions are excellent. Our partnership work includes research projects with London Universities over a range of modern research topics.

The School has in place DfE recognised arrangements for the Induction Year and the confirmation of NQT status. It also has considerable experience and success in guiding new and unqualified Physics graduates into the profession. For all teachers new to Highgate, regardless of experience, there is a strong and supportive framework of induction to the School.

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