Science Teacher, Devon

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Quay View SchoolDevon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Quay View School, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 7EX

Hours: 32.5 hours per week Monday - Friday term time only

We are looking for a passionate, dedicated, and inspirational teacher with a proven track record for achieving high standards of quality. This teacher will be need to be an experienced Science and/or STEM teacher as they will be the lead for the Science and STEM provision in our school; in addition to the responsibility for supporting their own small tutor group.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent skills in planning and teaching across the curriculum, have the ability to support students’ academic learning, adhering to the Educational and Healthcare Plans they may have, as well as supporting wider behavioural and emotional needs.

There is a strong focus on safeguarding at our schools and we would expect all candidates to factor this into everything they do.

Quay View School and Tor View School, together with three children's homes, constitute Southern Peninsula Services.  The homes specialise in care for children and young people aged 7 to 19 with Autism, Learning Difficulties, Complex Special Educational Needs and SEMH.  The safeguarding and wellbeing of our young people, who may have experienced challenges in their lives, is always paramount: along with consistent encouragement to achieve their full potential.

What we’d like to give you:

  • 16.48% Employer contribution to teachers pension (you will either need to have or be studying towards QTS)
  • CPD support with a range of opportunities through the priory group including qualifications
  • Online discounts and cash back benefits.

What's next?

Our application process is completed online.  Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this fantastic opportunity to start making a difference to the young people we support.


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.


Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.

More about Quay View School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 19 years
Address: Bere Alston, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 7EX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps

At Southern Peninsula Services, we offer bespoke placements for young people (boys and girls) aged 7 to 19 years who have complex needs including SEBD, ASD and other learning disabilities.

In liaison with the commissioning LA’s and parents, we are ab...