February 1, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
Due to an increase in student numbers we’re looking to recruit talented, enthusiastic individuals to contribute to our ongoing success.
£25,826 – £42,149 pa
Working Pattern
Full or Part time • Permanent
Closing Date
March 02, 2024


Due to an increase in student numbers we’re looking to recruit talented, enthusiastic individuals to contribute to our ongoing success.

At Queen Mary’s College we understand the importance of recruiting skilled and well-qualified staff to maintain excellence in all that we do. We are committed to high-quality, innovative education and student support services and pride ourselves on our welcoming, supportive and friendly environment. We never stand still and our best keeps getting better thanks to the dedication, enthusiasm and commitment of our team.

Situated in 23 acres of leafy grounds, Queen Mary’s College is an inclusive, vibrant and high achieving sixth form college with a fantastic reputation both locally and nationally.

The Science Department forms one of the College’s largest and most successful departments and is based in a purpose built £13 million building which has been designed for A Level classes and enables the co-operative and enquiring style of learning that exists within the College. Our facilities were designed with the full consultation of staff to ensure that it is a first-class place to work, with an attractive outlook.  It offers excellent teaching accommodation with dedicated preparation and project areas for the individual Science subjects.  The staff workroom provides a focus for the science team, allowing for the co-operative and supportive style of working that exists within the area.  At present the Science Department comprises six full-time teachers, nine part-time teachers and an excellent team of specialist technicians.

We offer A Level Physics to a current cohort of around 65 first year and 55 second year students, teaching the AQA Physics specification (delivering the Engineering optional unit in recent years). Whilst in Electronics the cohort size is smaller, 20 first year and 18 second year students, but is rising. In Electronics we follow the Eduqas specification. There has long been an understanding in the department that the development of our learners continues outside the classroom. Through the exciting and varied offer of enrichment activities and wider-experiences available, learners in the department get specialist support (Medics/Vets programme, Oxbridge/University preparation), interact and learn from professionals in industry (STEM talks programme, STEM sellers, STEM mentoring, trips), have opportunities to stretch themselves (EPQ, Olympiads and other competitions) and can undertake fun and exciting projects (Robotics team, Minecraft for all). All these experiences (and many more), make the department an exciting place to study where students gain transferrable skills that increase their chances of succeeding in their chosen career. In short, we aim to keep Physics & Electronics flourishing at Queen Mary’s College.

Our priorities are to maintain and extend our examination success and to maintain high levels of student satisfaction and achievement. We seek to ensure that we provide students with a high-quality experience of learning that is innovative, interesting and challenging and helps them acquire the skills and knowledge essential for their progression. This is an exciting opportunity for a teacher to join our outstanding team and be part of our friendly and supportive environment.

The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website or contact Alternatively, you can call Sally-Anne Spooner, HR Director on 01256 417524.

Closing date: Monday 4 March 2024

The College actively promotes equalities, diversity, inclusion and safeguarding for all.

A member of the Wessex Group of Sixth Form Colleges.

We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

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