Published
January 25, 2023
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Short Summary
An exciting opportunity has arisen at the RGS for an inspirational and enthusiastic subject leader to lead our Physics teaching team from September.
Salary
TLR1A £8,684 pa
Working Pattern
Full time • Required for September 2023
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Closing Date
February 06, 2023

Description

Single accommodation may be available

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the RGS for an inspirational and enthusiastic subject leader to lead our Physics teaching team from September. The successful candidate will nurture a love of learning from the students and demonstrate a high level of interest and knowledge about the subject. The students are easily inspired to take their learning further and welcome challenging activities. We are keen to appoint someone to our team who has a desire to make a difference, to embrace opportunity.

Benefits:

We offer

  • Excellent pension scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Free membership of the School’s fitness suite.
  • Free use of the swimming pool.
  • Tax efficient purchases of gadgets through the tech scheme.
  • Staff common room with free tea & coffee.
  • On site hot and cold food.
  • Social functions/concerts/plays etc.
  • Car parking onsite.
  • Accommodation (limited).
  • Long-service awards.

Wellbeing

  • Staff football, yoga, badminton, tennis and touch rugby.
  • Christmas party.
  • Secret Santa.
  • Secret buddy.
  • Wellbeing group meetings.
  • Common Room cake day.
  • Wellbeing week.
  • End of term get-togethers.

The School

With its origins in the 13th Century, the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, was granted a Royal Charter by Queen Elizabeth I in 1562. Much has changed since, but RGS continues to enjoy a reputation as one of the leading state selective schools in the country having been consistently rated ‘outstanding’.

We have high academic standards, excellent examination results and consistently feature as one of the top 60 state schools in England. Almost all students progress to university with approximately 15 attending Oxford or Cambridge each academic year. We offer a huge range of co-curricular experiences, the extent of which is, I believe, unparalleled in the state sector.

Our innovative teachers deliver a high-quality classroom experience underpinned by our RGS Ethos of Learning.  Exceptional pastoral care ensures that, in a large school, every boy is known as an individual.

We encourage all Wycombiensians to be self-confident, positive, healthy and enquiring young men who acquire the qualities of tolerance and respectfulness embodied through a modesty of manner.

Most of our students are day boys. Boarding, however, has a unique capacity to shape the lives of young people and RGS offers this provision to 70 boys as one of 40 state boarding schools. Boarding plays a substantial role within the life of the School.

To see the full range of activities undertaken at the school, we would encourage you to visit our website.

Headmaster: Mr Philip Wayne

Closing date: 8am, Monday 6 February 2023

The Royal Grammar School is committed to promoting the safety and welfare of all pupils. Appointment is conditional upon at least two satisfactory references. All staff are required, before taking up post, to undertake an enhanced criminal record check through DBS.

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