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@Danjjroberts Dan Roberts, Headteacher

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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.

Visits to school

For an informal discussion with Dan Roberts, Headteacher, about any of our listed vacancies or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Sarah Nicholson, Head’s PA, at or 01752 208787.

Teacher of English MPS/UPS

0.7fte – full-time

Potential TLR for the right candidate

Applications are welcome from candidates who can help us achieve our vision that Everyone Succeeds at DHSB. This post, from September 2019, presents an opportunity to join a successful department and school proud of its innovative culture and professional development opportunities. The successful candidate will demonstrate a confident subject knowledge and be able to interest and engage learners in all key stages through a range of approaches to teaching and learning.

For an informal discussion with Dan Roberts, Headteacher, contact Sarah Nicholson, Head’s PA, at or 01752 208787.

Please apply by application form by 9.00am on 21 May 2019. Interviews will be held on Friday 24 May 2019.

There is some flexibility within the department so please state if you are applying for a part-time or full-time position and if you are interested in a TLR.

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Job specification

Application form

Science Technician

Maternity Cover

Grade C points 5 – 7

£18,795 to £19,554 pro-rata according to qualifications and experience

We are seeking to appoint a Science Technician from September 2019 (maternity cover). This is a part time post (35 hours per week, 40 weeks per year) and we would prefer an applicant who has laboratory experience.

Please apply by application form by 9.00am on Friday 24 May 2019.

If you require any further information please contact Sarah Nicholson, Head’s PA, at

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Lunchtime Supervisor


Required as soon as possible, the school is looking to recruit a Lunchtime Supervisor, to work between 13.25 and 14.45pm each day, term time only. The actual salary payable, based on an hourly rate of £9.00 per hour is £2,611 per annum / £217.58 per month. In addition to working in a delightful setting the person appointed will have access to excellent employment benefits including a final salary pension scheme.

Application forms should be returned to Sarah Nicholson, Head’s PA, by 12.00pm on Friday 17 May at or by post.

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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.

Dan Roberts


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