Teacher of A-Level Physics

Teacher of A-Level Physics

About the role

We are looking for a Physics teacher to join our A Level team. You would be part of a wider STEM team which includes A Level Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Core Maths, Computing and T Level Science.

This year in our PAG visit, the examiner was incredibly positive about the innovative teaching at Telford College. He discussed the skilful way the Physics teachers used questioning to check learning as well as the creative set of practical assessments.

Our A Level Physics students have to study A Level Mathematics, many also study Further Mathematics or Computer Science. A significant majority of Physics students progress to university to study Physics or Mathematics, often at highly selective universities.

As well as relevant experience, you will be qualified with a Physics, or related degree. You will have, or be willing to work towards, a Level 5 teaching qualification.

You will be joining the A Level department, an area in growth. We are an ambitious department, and we are planning further exciting improvements and development to our provision in the short, medium and long term with a clear vision for the young people of Telford.


What is in it for you?

  • Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Excellent Training and Development Opportunities
  • 42 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and Christmas closure period)
  • An opportunity to have autonomy and focus on A Level teaching as your specialism.
Key Responsibilities
  • To deliver high quality teaching across the full range of the department’s A Level Physics provision.
  • Play an active role in the marketing of the College and the department through such activities as open days and through liaison with local employers and schools.
  • Engage in core duties including preparation of inspirational lessons, regular marking and 1-1 feedback meetings with students, monitoring student progress, setting and marking of examination papers, developing and preparing flexible learning materials.
Skills, knowledge and expertise

Qualifications and training

  • Has a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.
  • Teaching qualification, or willingness to obtain.
  • Ideally has relevant teaching experience within FE.

Skills and expertise

  • Is well organised and able to manage the peaks and troughs of a varied workload.
  • Able to communicate effectively with students and peers.
How to Apply

We look forward to receiving your application and knowing more about your qualifications, skills, personal qualities and experience that you would bring to the role and to Telford College. Please take time to review the job description.

Please complete the online application form with details of your full employment history (since leaving school, including education, employment and voluntary work) including reasons for any gaps in employment. This should also include a statement of the personal qualities and experience you believe are relevant to your suitability for the post and how this meets the job description and person specification requirements. Your application form will be re-produced in a standard format by the system (without personal identifiers) to assist us in our anonymised shortlisting process.

Under Section 7 of SVGA 2006 it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. The college’s safeguarding policies are available here.

Application deadline
June 4, 2023 12:00 am
7th Form (A Levels)
Employment type
Telford College - Wellington, Telford
Pay Scale - £13,157.04 - £19,740.24
Reporting to
Learner Manager - A Levels
Potential interview date
From June 9, 2023
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