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Teacher of Physics - Full-time

Bishop Challoner School, Shortlands

  • Ref:KCC305-6003-62T
  • Posted:13/05/2022
  • Pay:Competitive and commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:1st September 2022
  • App Close Date:25/05/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:6th June 2022


We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and well-qualified teacher of Physics. Please see the attached Job Description for full details. 


Early applications are encouraged and Bishop Challoner School has the right to interview earlier and subsequently offer, if the school feels they have the right candidate.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children, and child protection screening will apply to this post.


We are looking to appoint a dynamic and innovative teacher.  We would like you to be:

  • Able to uphold and promote the school’s spiritual values and ethos
  • Committed to raising academic standards
  • Well qualified and an excellent teacher
  • An excellent communicator
  • Able to provide excellent Teaching and Learning
  • Able to use assessment to record, track and report pupil progress
  • Able to embrace change
  • Able to motivate and interest pupils
  • Able to develop the curriculum in Physics across all Key Stages


To ensure continued delivery of excellent teaching and learning.  All teachers are responsible for monitoring the academic progress, behaviour and welfare of pupils. To report regularly to the Head of Science regarding issues in the department. To work with department staff team including the Technician.

Information about the school

Bishop Challoner is a highly successful and ambitious school providing a warm and welcoming community where each member is embraced and encouraged to flourish and achieve.

We are committed to providing an environment in which all pupils are challenged to be the best they can be, and one in which pastoral care and wellbeing underpin the academic and co-curricular excellence. This rings true in the school's motto - 'Dare to do your best'.

We believe in providing an education for life and we seek to ensure that the learning experience at our school blends the best of tradition with the exciting opportunities provided by developing new skills and aptitude for an ever-changing world. Learning how to learn is a key facet of our education philosophy and is an essential need for the twenty-first century.

We believe that a truly excellent school is about more than academic achievement alone: it is about developing a real passion for learning; a capacity for independent and critical thinking; self-awareness and resilience; self-confidence without arrogance and genuine interests that extend beyond the classroom walls.

At Bishop Challoner we focus on developing the whole person; aiming to ensure that each pupil leaves us ready for the challenges of life at university or the world of work, and understanding their responsibilities towards others.

We want our pupils to leave Bishop Challoner well equipped to engage positively with a rapidly changing world as accomplished problem solvers and confident individuals with a clear appreciation of and respect for the views and potential of others.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Carolyn Chamberlain
  • Address:228 Bromley Road, Shortlands, Kent, BR2 0BS
  • Telephone: 0208460 3546
  • Email: cchamberlain@bcsweb.co.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).