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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.

Teacher of English MPS

Potential TLR for the right candidate

Applications are welcome from candidates who can help us achieve our vision that Everyone Succeeds at DHSB. This full-time post, from September 2017, 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, please contact Sarah Nicholson, Head’s PA, at or 01752 208787.

Please apply by application form to Sarah Nicholson by 9.00am on Wednesday 24 May 2017.

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Head of Physics

Responsibility allowance of £4,354

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 is an exciting opportunity for a strong and ambitious leader who has a real passion for the subject.

This post attracts a responsibility allowance of £4,354 and other allowances could be available for the right candidate.

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 Monday 22 May 2017.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 25 May 2017.

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Grade C point 14 – £9461 per annum

25 hours per week (5 hours per day) over 38 weeks per year – 950 hours per annum.

Start time between 08:00-09:00, Monday – Friday term time only.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced Chef to work with our exceptional catering team. The successful candidate will bring imagination, enthusiasm and a real passion for food, and help us deliver an outstanding, well balanced menu to the students who eat with us.

The catering facilities at the school are excellent and for the right person there is an exciting opportunity to work with our Catering Manager and make a real difference to the eating experience of our students.

Main duties will include preparation of meals and serving our customers at the service counter but the role will also involve cleaning the kitchen area and equipment as well as operating tills if required. The ideal candidate must be able to multi task effectively, be able to work under pressure and be a team player. Previous experience in a busy commercial restaurant is preferred although training will be given.

If you have dedication, drive and a real enthusiasm for food we would like to hear from you.

Please apply by application form by 12:00 on Monday 5 June 2017.

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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.

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