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“Devonport High School for Boys is an outstanding school and has an outstanding capacity for sustained development.” Ofsted February 2011

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Head of English and Media

Responsibility allowance of £9,214

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher to lead and develop a successful, forward looking and thriving curriculum area from September 2017.

This post attracts a responsibility allowance of £9,214.

This is an exciting opportunity for a strong and ambitious leader who can take the department to the next level.

For an informal discussion with Dan Roberts, Headteacher, contact Sarah Nicholson, Head’s PA, at

Please apply by application form by 9.00am on Thursday 23 March 2017.

Interviews will be held beginning Monday 27 March 2017.

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Application form


If there are no current vacancies relevant to your skills and experience at this school but you feel you have something exceptional to offer then we’d like to hear from you.

Please email your curriculum vitae with a covering letter to Sarah Nicholson, Head’s PA, at

Thank you.

School Experience Programme

School experience is essential if you are interested in becoming a teacher.  Before you apply for your training, you will need to gain as much experience as possible within a classroom environment in order to strengthen your application and prepare for potential interviews.

We work with the School Experience Programme (SEP) to offer work experience within a wide variety of subjects. If you are interested in finding out more about the SEP and carrying out observational and teaching experience at this outstanding school, then register with the SEP using this link.

DHSB School Prospectus

Please take a look at these two videos which capture the life and culture of our school and our city.

 DHSB Staff Conference
 The City of Plymouth