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Devonport High School for Girls


Full-time, Permanent

LS25 – 34 (£76,141 – £94,914)

Devonport High School for Girls is seeking a new Head Teacher to join and lead our community of outward-looking, aspirational and hard-working students and teachers. Spanning Years 7 – 13, with a mixed Sixth Form, we provide exceptional care for our students, who are drawn from a wide area and come from diverse backgrounds, to immerse themselves in the rich learning environment, broad curriculum and dedicated, enthusiastic teaching that characterises our school.

With a wealth of resources on our doorstep in Britain’s Ocean City, from Dartmoor to the sea, Plymouth is a creative, exciting and vibrant place to live, work and harness opportunity.

We seek to provide the very best for each and every student in our community, to foster a life-long love of learning, to nurture care and respect for themselves and others, so as to prepare them to be global citizens, keen and able to make the most of their individual talents and enrich the communities in which they will live, learn and work in the future.

We hope you like the sound of our school. Please see our Head Teacher Candidate Pack for more information about the school leader we seek, our school, our city and its environs and, most importantly, our students. We never stand still and are always looking to develop and improve. If you are excited to share our mission and our passion for our students and their education, then we’d love to hear from you!

We warmly welcome enquires and visits to our school - please contact Miss R Mortimore, Personnel Assistant, at or on 01752 705024.

The closing date for applications is 4.00pm on Saturday 31 July 2021.  Please note that CVs are not accepted.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Lyndhurst Road, Peverell, Plymouth, PL2 3DL
Tel: 01752 705024
Head Teacher: Mrs A E Hemsi BSc(Hons), PGCE, MA(Ed), NPQH