Principal, Penzance, Cornwall

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Mounts Bay Academy Penzance, Cornwall

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L29 - L35
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Due to the creation of our new Multi-Academy Trust, our current Principal will be taking up the role of Executive Principal of Mounts Bay Academy and the Leading Edge Academies Partnership, a rare opportunity has arisen to recruit a talented and inspirational leader with a proven track record of raising standards and who is passionate about leading a learning community that enables both staff and students to fulfil their potential.

The ideal candidate will be able to offer dynamic and motivational leadership for the Academy and its staff, be committed to the Academy’s delivery of first class educational outcomes for all students and continue to develop our ethos and values.

The successful candidate will be expected to evidence their ability to:

Provide vision and dynamic and professional leadership for Mounts Bay Academy to ensure high quality, inclusive and comprehensive education for all its students.

You will need to ensure that adventurous learning is at the centre of strategic planning and resource management and maintain our effective partnerships with parents and carers to support and improve all students’ personal development and academic achievement.

You will need to engage with all of the Headteachers in the new MAT to create a culture of sharing good practice across it and build upon the Academy’s leading role within it through the use of traditional pedagogies and new technologies.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Headteacher or emerging senior leader to build on the school’s strong and successful reputation and to take-on new challenges and opportunities.

About Mounts Bay Academy

Mounts Bay Academy’s reputation for excellence has grown from over half a century of commitment to generating new ideas, encouraging divergent thinking and nurturing a community of highly motivated staff and students.

A passion for developing and supporting talent has created an environment where everyone is empowered to realise and embrace their true potential.

We are passionate about developing talent and have created an environment where everyone is empowered to exceed their true potential. We pride ourselves in fostering a natural ability, ambition and confidence in students to become forward thinking, highly employable entrepreneurs who drive creativity and inspire new levels of academic and professional success.

We are privileged  to support young people through a key stage in their development and so we aim to work together with parents and carers to support the children; enabling them to develop and grow within our community and in building together a real sense of identity within Mounts Bay Academy. We believe that everyone possesses the innate qualities needed for brilliance and success — they just need guidance, support and have a positive work ethic and attitude to make the most of opportunities we offer.

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More about Mounts Bay Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Boscathnue Lane, Heamoor, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 3JT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1736 363240
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