Apply online HEAD OF PHYSICS (TLR 2.1)

Ref 184097
Salary Plus TLR 2.1 allowance
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/23 
Closing Date Wednesday 9am 30/11/2022
Belvedere Road , Thornton Cleveleys , Lancashire , FY5 5DG
Tel: 01253 865929
School website:
Roll: 875

The main duty of the post holder is:

  • To support the Head of science, hold accountable, develop and lead physics within Key Stage 3 and 4 to ensure high quality teaching, effective use of resources and high standards of progress and achievement.
  • To contribute to a strategic view for the development of the subject, particularly though not exclusively in Key Stage 4 physics, within the context of the school’s and department’s aims and policies, in order to contribute positively to the implementation of the School Improvement Plan and to the delivery of high standards for all students.
  • To monitor and evaluate the performance of students studying physics, taking appropriate action to ensure improved performance and achievement of agreed targets for performance in Key Stage 4.
  • To secure and sustain effective teaching by subject staff in teaching physics resulting in improved teaching and higher standards for learners.
  • With the Head of Department, plan, monitor and evaluate creation, consistent implementation and improvement of subject schemes of learning which encapsulate key school policies and learning strategies.
  • To work with the Head of Department to track student progress and make intelligent use of data to identify underperformance, plan appropriate support and achieve excellent e the curriculum provision and enrichment for all year groups within the subject and engage all subject staff in outcomes for our students.

    You will be a highly-talented and committed teacher who shares Millfield’s vision and values to help us ensure that the school continues our journey to ‘outstanding’. You will strive to be an outstanding classroom practitioner, who plans and teaches well-sequenced and scaffolded lessons to a high standard. You will be a reflective and adaptable teacher who can maintain good discipline within the classroom. You will be a firm believer that background is not a barrier to outcomes and you will have high aspirations for all our students. You will build and maintain excellent relationships with your form tutees and their parents or carers. You will be accountable for the safeguarding and welfare of students. You will demonstrate a commitment to your own professional development and will be keen to improve your practice by being an active participant in the whole-school Teaching and Learning team.

    The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

    More Information can be found at
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please contact Miss G Latham
    Head of Science

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached. Please return to Mrs D Mountford Business Manager :

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.