Teacher of Biology, Plymouth

Closing date:

Plymouth High School for GirlsPlymouth

Date posted:
Start date: November 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Plymouth High School for Girls

A Grammar School maintained by Plymouth City Council

St Lawrence Road, Plymouth PL4 6HT

Tel: 01752 208308

email: jalderson@phsg.org

Website: www.phsg.org

NOR: 775 including 6th Form of 186

Interim Headteacher: Mr Shaun Willis

Teacher of Biology: Maternity Cover Part time 0.56 Contract

• Part time contract

• Pay range dependent on qualifications and experience

• Start date: November 2019 until approximately June 2020 

We are looking to appoint a highly qualified, dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Science with a Biology specialism for a maternity cover. The successful candidate will be expected to teach across the Sciences at Key Stage 3 and in specialism in Key Stage 4 and 5.  The Science Department is extremely supportive and well-resourced and the school provides a stimulating and friendly environment in which to work.

• Have the potential, or experience, to be a capable, energising and collaborative member of the Department

• Be able to convey their enthusiasm about science; bringing fresh ideas to inspire and motivate the pupils, build their resilience, and improve outcomes

• Deliver an appropriate curriculum which is challenging, differentiated and well resourced

• Be reflective of their practice, with a drive to improve; and the ability to 

collaborate and support that improvement across the department

• Be an excellent practitioner with a proven track record of success

• Be eager to contribute to developing further the exciting extra- curricular 

science activities which already take place

• Be fully committed to high academic and professional standards and 


• Be a genuine team player who will participate fully in the wider activities of the department and school

Candidates should contact Mrs Jenny Alderson email jalderson@phsg.org  for informal enquiries.  Further information and an application pack may also be downloaded from our website, www.phsg.org

Closing date: Noon  Monday June 17th 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the well-being and welfare of children and young people.  The successful applicant must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau. 

More about Plymouth High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: St. Lawrence Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 6HT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1752 208308
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