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Head Of Sixth Form Physics - Full-time

Dartford Grammar School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5406-194T
  • Posted:20/09/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + LFA + TLR 2C
  • Start Date:TBA
  • App Close Date:14/10/2019 at 08:00
  • Interviews:TBA



Enjoy teaching at


Roll: 1506 (596 in the sixth form)

(Boys 11-18, Girls 16-18)


required for January 2020 (or Easter by negotiation)  


An enthusiastic and committed teacher to teach Science and take responsibility for Sixth Form Physics in a high performing IB World School offering excellence within the state sector. The school has a new sixth form world school centre and one of the largest school sixth forms in the country.

The post offers exceptional opportunities to an outstanding teacher seeking additional responsibilities and looking for a significant amount of teaching in a Sixth Form where increasing numbers of girls choose to study Science at a higher level.   

Dartford Grammar School is one of the highest performing schools nationally at Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5, with excellent facilities designated as ’outstandingly successful’ in successive national and international inspections.  All sixth form students study at least one Science as part of their post 16 studies.  The ability to teach across all Key Stages (in at least one science) and a willingness to be an active participant in the extra-curricular life of the school are essential.  

We are keen to hear from you if you are:

  • an excellent classroom practitioner
  • committed to raising achievement and transforming learning
  • well-organised, proactive and able to work effectively as part of a team

For further details and an application pack please contact the school (telephone: 01322 223039; fax: 01322 291426; e-mail: adennett@dartfordgrammarschool.org.uk

Please return a completed application form, to the Headmaster, Mr W J Oakes, Dartford Grammar School, West Hill, Dartford, Kent DA1 2HW.

Closing date: Monday 14th October 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Information about the school

The Sunday Times IB School of the Year 2017 and 2020

Dartford Grammar School is a selective academy for boys, admitting girls to its sixth form. There are six forms of entry in each year group and all of the students joining the school are from the top 25% of the ability range. The students come from Dartford, neighbouring towns and villages, and nearby London boroughs. The current roll is 1,510, including 591 in the sixth form.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 291426


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.