Head of Physics

Date Posted: Wednesday 08 February 2023

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 24/02/2023

Interview date: 01/03/2023

For September 2023, Cheltenham College seeks to appoint an experienced teacher of Physics to lead the department.

The Physics Department is forward-looking, progressive and dynamic, with an excellent academic record over many years. Pupils studying Physics both at IGCSE and A Level have the opportunity to discover and explore the building blocks of the universe in state-of-the-art facilities taught by specialist subject teachers.

The Physics department is supported by the Senior Physics Technician and a team of Science Technicians from across the Science Faculty.

College enjoys a thriving Common Room which offers a staff bar, regular social events and a supportive and collegiate atmosphere. Colleagues are generous in their support of new staff members and driven by a determination to ensure the very best outcomes for their students and colleagues.

The College has its own salary scale, and applicants will wish to contribute to College’s rich co-curricular programme. The Head of Physics can expect to teach a reduced timetable.

Full details of the role can be found in the job description.



To apply, please forward a completed application form, together with covering letter, electronically, to: recruitment@cheltenhamcollege.org

Closing date for applications is 10am prompt on Friday, 24 February.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 1 March.


Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.