Science/STEM Teacher, Devon

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Quay View SchoolDevon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: In line with TPS
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Quay View School, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 7EX

Fixed Term - Full Time

Salary: In line with TPS

Hours: 32.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 39 weeks a year

Passionate about teaching? 

We are looking for a passionate, dedicated, and inspirational teacher with proven track records in achieving high standards of quality.  The successful applicant will need to be experienced with Science and/or STEM subjects as they will be the lead for the Science and STEM provision in the school.  The Science/STEM Teacher will also support their own small tutor group.

You will need to demonstrate excellent skills in planning and teaching across the curriculum and have the ability to support students’ academic learning in line with any Educational and Healthcare Plans they may have.  There is a requirement to support the wider behavioural and emotional needs of the students as well as a strong focus on safeguarding.  We expect all candidates to factor this into everything they do.

Quay View School, based just outside Bere Alston, is an independent SEN School that specialises in children with SEMH aged 7 to 18 and currently has 22 pupils. We are also linked to Tor View School in Tavistock which can take up to 25 pupils and specialises in teaching children with severe learning difficulties and Autism.

This role is fixed term for 1 year view a view to going permanent.

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 cashback 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.

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, or you are applying to work within our Children’s Homes 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.

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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.

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.

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