Wycombe Abbey is a full boarding school which provides an outstanding all-round education for girls aged 11 to 18.
We are looking for a strong and inspirational teacher to take on a significant leadership and management role as Head of Physics.
Physics has an excellent academic record at IGCSE, A level and university entrance. All lessons are taught in dedicated laboratories, which are well-equipped. The department run numerous, successful STEM initiatives, in which all pupils are encouraged to participate. A good number of our pupils go on to read science subjects at university from Engineering to Chemistry, Biochemistry and Natural Sciences. A full programme of university preparation is in place from the start of Lower Sixth.
Wycombe Abbey is located on a beautiful site in the centre of High Wycombe with free meals during term time. Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which compares favourably with other independent schools and is well above that of the maintained sector.
Please see the job profile document for full information about this role. To apply, please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs J Duncan by selecting “Apply Now”. Should you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact the HR Team on 01494 895575 or via email.
We reserve the right to appoint to this position before the closing date, should we receive a high volume of suitable early applications.
Wycombe Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We are an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 310638