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Head of Year (Non-Teaching Post) Term Time only

South Dartmoor Community CollegeDevon

South Dartmoor Community College and the Atrium are seeking to appoint a highly organised, enthusiastic and    inspirational Year Leader. This is a full time, permanent position, with the year group to be determined on  appointment.   The successful candidate will work closely with the Directors of Key Stages and the Assistant Head teachers for Progress and Culture to ensure all students within their year group fulfil their potential. S/he will be a hard-working individual with high expectations and an unwavering determination to get the best for students. This post is a non-teaching role, with the successful candidate expected to take on a whole school responsibility such as Forest School, DofE and Ten Tors, or ASDAN style qualifications (to be explored at interview).

The College is on a rapid improvement journey and has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child is enabled to fulfil their potential. We have excellent pastoral support and our students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school. We are proud of our students. The relationships between staff and students are strong. Community engagement is also an important feature; we have an active Parent/Teacher Association (FOSDA - Friends of South Dartmoor Academy).

If you want to work in an inspiring, fully inclusive environment with students who want to succeed, and friendly,  supportive staff, then we want to hear from you! You will join a passionate and dedicated team, and a Trust who is committed to providing professional development and opportunities for all colleagues. Part of the WeST Trust, we are an 11-18 College situated in Ashburton on the edge of Dartmoor. With impressive facilities, the college currently caters for approximately 900 students. Devon is a lovely place to live with the stunning Dartmoor and the beautiful Devon and Cornwall Coastline on your doorstep. 

For more information and to apply for this post, upload the WeST Application Form or please visit our website  If you would like to discuss the position please contact Jen Veal, Executive Head teacher, ( Completed applications should be submitted to Cleo Perry, PA to the Executive Head teacher (    Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: Monday 13 December 2021 at 8.00 am.  Applications received after this time will not be considered. 

Interviews will be held Wednesday 15 December 2021.

South Dartmoor Community College & the Atrium are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of  children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check.

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