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Job Details

School Name Devonport High School for Boys

School Address Paradise Road, Plymouth, PL1 5QP

Category Teaching

Job Type Full Time, Term Time

Salary/Grade MPS/UPS with TLR £5374

Application Deadline 1st March 2024, 9am

Job Start Date September 2024

Date Posted 09 Feb 2024


Head of Biology

MPS/UPS with TLR £5,374Full time

We are looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher to join and lead a successful and thriving team for September 2024.

All of our teachers are subject specialists and you will be leading a successful team of teachers.

In Years 7 and 8, students study our own KS3 Science course in line with national curriculum requirements. From Year 9 to Year 11, all students study separate sciences, following the AQA GCSE specifications. More than 60% of students are awarded grade 7 - 9 in their science GCSEs. In Years 12 and 13 the OCR syllabus A is followed for Biology. A very large proportion of students continue to study the Sciences at A level with a number continuing each year to study Science at Oxford or Cambridge. Typically there are four A level Biology classes each year.

The application form and further details are available on our website www.dhsb.org/recruitment

For an informal discussion with Dan Roberts, Headteacher, contact Sarah Nicholson, Head’s PA, at sarah.nicholson@dhsb.org or 01752 208787. Visits to the school are also welcome.

Please apply by application form by 9.00am on Friday 1 March 2024. Interviews will be held shortly after this date.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We also recognise, respect and value difference and understand that diversity is a strength. Link to more information and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy



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