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Job details
Employer Plymstock School
Location Teacher of Science
Salary MPR/UPR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Science teacher to cover a maternity post. The successful candidate will have the commitment and energy to encourage all students to excel and aspire to attain their highest academic and personal goals.  The Science Department is the biggest department in the school, with large numbers taking ‘A’ level Chemistry, Physics and Biology. The department is committed to excellence in the teaching of Science. Achievement in Science is high and the successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ambition to raise standards still further.  

Plymstock school is a highly popular, oversubscribed 11-18 comprehensive school of over 1500 students with 250 in the Sixth Form. Plymstock is a suburb of Plymouth and lies approximately three miles to the east of the city. Staff commute from Cornwall, Dartmoor and the South Hams. 

At Plymstock School high expectations and a sharp focus on learning and achieving are successfully combined with a sense of care and support for individuals. The atmosphere is characterised by outstanding behaviour for learning and innovative teaching. Students take pride in their school and respond positively to the high standards expected of them. 

The start date for this post has some flexibility to suit the successful candidate and can be between 1st September and 18th September 2017.  Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any questions about this post. Any queries can be sent to us via our recruitment email or please telephone the school.

Please note that we only accept applications from individuals and not from third parties / agencies. Only applications completed on a Plymstock School application form will be considered for shortlisting. 

If you have the skills and personal qualities that this job demands, we would like to hear from you. Application forms can be submitted via the TES website or emailed to 

Closing date: 9am Thursday 29th June

Plymstock School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance.      

About the employer

 School Information

Plymstock School is a co-educational 11-18 comprehensive school of over 1500 students, with 250 in the Sixth Form.  Plymstock is a suburb of Plymouth and lies approximately three miles to the east of the city. It is with...

Information about Plymstock School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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