Teacher of Physics

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Start date: Easter 2021 or September 2021

Competitive salary plus benefits


This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Physics Teacher to join a vibrant, dynamic and enormously fun teaching community in one of the UK’s leading girls’ schools.

At Wimbledon High School, we aim to excite and inspire the girls in this exciting and challenging subject, from explaining phenomena around us – the big ideas at Key Stage 3 – all the way through to the minuscule world of particle physics at A level.

You will play a key role teaching inspiring and engaging Physics lessons to all year groups in the school and general Science lessons to years 7 and 8, using an appropriate range of teaching strategies and resources, including e-learning, which meet learners’ needs and expectations.

The ability to teach Physics to A level is essential and we welcome applications from well qualified graduates in Physics or a related discipline. We also welcome applications from candidates with Qualified Teacher Status, or those with a willingness to gain qualification within a reasonable period.


About the School:

One of London’s top day schools, Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London. Our motivated students are challenged to believe in themselves within a stimulating environment and there is a ‘can-do’ attitude throughout the school, with girls involved in all sorts of clubs and activities.



As part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please visit: https://www.wimbledonhigh.gdst.net/about-us/join-our-staff


Closing date: 9.00am on 30 November 2020.

Interview dates: Virtual interviews will take place via Microsoft Teams on 2 and 3 December followed by a lesson observation in Wimbledon High School on 4 December (subject to Covid19 restrictions)


Wimbledon High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.