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Teacher of Physics - Part-time

Tonbridge Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5443-178T
  • Posted:13/01/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS depending on experience
  • Start Date:Required April 2022 or September 2022
  • App Close Date:21/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 24th January 2022


Teacher of Physics 

Permanent, Part-time (Full-time may be considered) 

Required April 2022 or September 2022 

Salary: MPS/UPS depending on experience 


We are looking for an inspiring individual who will relish the opportunity to teach Physics to our highly motivated students. You should be a good Honours graduate, with a love of your subjectIt is essential that you have the ability to teach Physics across all ages, including the sixth form and General Science to students in Years 7-8.  This is a part-time post, however please contact us for further discussion if you are seeking a full-time post.  


The Sciences are studied by all students throughout the School including the Sixth Form as part of the IB Diploma. Students in Years 7–11 and in our co-ed Sixth Form become increasingly independent learners as they progress through the School and achieve excellent outcomes at GCSE and in the internationally recognised IB Diploma. Experience of teaching the IB is not essential. Training is offered as required.    

The School offers an outstanding internationally minded education and an extensive professional development programme for all staff supporting induction, leadership development and well-being.  


There may be an opportunity for New Entrant Teachers (due to complete their training this year) to begin working with us at the end of the summer term.                                                                                     

Please send completed application forms to personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk 

CV’s alone will not be accepted.  


Closing date for applications: Midday Friday 21st January 2022 

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 24th January 2022 


Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome. Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.  


Information about the school

About Tonbridge Grammar School

We are a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 to 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form (1166 students on roll). The School prepares students for GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme following the Middle Years Programme in Years 7-9. Our students are encouraged to take part in an extensive range of extracurricular activities.

TGS is situated in Kent ‘the garden of England’, close to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This location is ideal for trips to London and you will also find beautiful countryside on your doorstep. Excellent transport links to both London and the coast.

Ethos and Values

Tonbridge Grammar School is an IBO World School and our ethos and values are closely aligned to those of the International Baccalaureate Organisation with its focus on intercultural awareness, holistic learning and communication.

Benefits of joining our community

There is a collegiality amongst the staff at TGS which creates a working environment that is intellectually stimulating and highly rewarding.

Staff benefits include:

• Two full days of induction and a professional studies programme throughout your first year (teaching staff) • Internationally accredited IB training and MA opportunities (teaching staff) • For NQT’s – Employment form July: phased timetable of teaching and observations, payment over the summer holiday preceding your first year with us • 10 Academy days giving time for team collaboration and meetings • Motivated and talented students who are eager to learn in a calm and positive environment • Teachers’ Pension and Local Government Pension Scheme • Well-being package provided by Schools Advisory Service • Bike to work scheme • Wellbeing package • Organised staff social activities

Ofsted rating is Outstanding (October 2019)

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Holly O'Neill
  • Address:Deakin Leas, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JR
  • Telephone: (01732) 365125
  • Email: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk
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).