Career Opportunity

Teacher of Science - Maternity Cover


Teacher of Science - Maternity Cover
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Plympton Academy
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Plympton Academy
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Advert Details

Teacher of Science (maternity cover)

Start Date: April 2022 

Salary: £27,186 - £42,192  per annum

Hours: Full time 

Closing Date: Monday 7th February 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 14th February 2022

Applications from experienced teachers and NQTs are welcome.


The Role

We have a full time post available from April 2022 to teach Science to KS3 and KS4  and a Science up to A level.  Physics or Chemistry specialism preferable but we would welcome applications from all outstanding Science teachers.

We are an enthusiastic and highly committed team who pride ourselves on the quality of the relationships we have with our students and with each other, and with the quality of teaching and learning that goes on in our classrooms.

You will join a committed team of Science Teachers and will be instrumental in providing an outstanding Science education at the Academy.

The successful candidate will be a creative and dynamic practitioner with a passion for Science that enthuses and engages students of all abilities and ages, having high expectations of all students to help them fulfil their potential. 

Our School

At Plympton Academy we believe in inspiring a culture of success for all, including our staff. We have a strong culture of staff development and support - high quality CPD, based on research and evidenced best practice, which is prioritised and supported through a tailored coaching programme. 

We work collaboratively with the best schools locally and nationally so that all teachers continue to thrive and engage in the latest teaching developments and practice. We prioritise good behaviour and strong pastoral support so that learning is disruption-free, teachers can teach and students’ can focus. As a result, we are incredibly proud of our students and staff who love the challenge of learning, are equipped to achieve their dreams and take pride in their success. 


Next Steps

If you are interested in working at our school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

We strongly encourage anybody who may be interested in working at our school to direct any question they may have to the PA to the Principal , Tracey Overton  on  . 

We also encourage any early applications and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we suitable candidate is found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.



The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

Plympton Academy Science Teacher JD.pdf


Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via