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Teacher of Science (maternity cover)

Ivybridge Community CollegeDevon

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a flourishing Department at an exceptional College, with supportive staff who are committed to providing an excellent education for ages 11-18.  Inherent in everything we do is a culture of high expectation and aspirations.  Students are encouraged to develop a love of learning, to think for themselves and to maximise their full potential.

The successful candidate will join an inspiring, hard-working and highly skilled team of professionals in a well-resourced department, in a College that has achieved World Class School status. Our ethos is to teach well-planned, varied and enjoyable lessons in the context of positive working relationships with all of the students. Everyone contributes actively to the work of the Department as a whole, participating in curriculum development and helping with extra-curricular activities such as outside visits or Science Club and Science Week. Members of the Science staff are also involved in a wide range of other opportunities and activities that take place in this thriving College.

As a Teaching School, there are frequent and varied opportunities for Continuing Professional Learning. In addition to the CPL provided in College, members of the Science team regularly attend an impressive variety of external courses and have had an excellent record of career progression over the years. We have strong links with the Institute of Physics, with whom we are currently involved in a gender balance study. We have hosted the IoP South West CPL Conference for the last three years.

All applications for employment should be made by completing the Westcountry Schools Trust application form which can be downloaded from Ivybridge Community College’s website at

 Please indicate clearly the main details of your Post-16 and Higher Education qualifications as well as all relevant experiences which make you suitable for this position.

Applications for this vacancy must be received by 9am on Wednesday 9 December 2020.

If you wish to send your application by email please send it to the HR Department, at

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