Deputy Headteacher, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 9JB

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The Ilfracombe AcademyIlfracombe, North Devon, EX34 9JB

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Spine Point 18-22
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly motivated leader to join our Senior Leadership Team. The Ilfracombe Academy is a Good and improving 11-18 Church of England Academy with an expanding Sixth Form. The school sits on the North Devon Coast overlooking the Bristol Channel and moved into new buildings in October 2017. 

The school was judged Good with Outstanding Leadership in February 2017 by SIAMS and Good in all categories by OFSTED in April 2017. The Academy has a dynamic leadership team across both senior and middle leaders, and professional development opportunities for all our staff.

The successful candidate will enjoy a challenge, have experience of leadership in a pastoral capacity at senior level and have high aspirations and ambition for all students regardless of ability or background. A vision for achieving excellent outcomes for students, within clear boundaries and a positive supportive ethos, is essential. 

If successful, you will lead, develop and manage all aspects of pastoral care and Student Services, as well as supporting the development of excellent teaching and learning.

The vacancy arises due to the promotion of the post holder to Headteacher in a neighbouring school.

Details of all our vacancies can be found under the Information section on our website. 

Should you wish to visit the Academy to arrange a tour and find out more about us, please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Laura Nias. 



Closing date: 9:00am on Monday, 12th March 2018. 

Interview date: Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd March 2018.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and only applications submitted through the school’s online application system will be considered. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. The Fluency Duty applies to this post, as outlined in the person specification. 

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More about The Ilfracombe Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Worth Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9JB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1271 863427
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