Principal, East Devon

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Sidmouth CollegeEast Devon

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Start date: September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 6 – £72,810 - £84,339 (L26 – L32)
Contract term: Permanent
  • Are you looking for the opportunity to lead a vibrant and inspirational College that raises aspirations, provides challenging and engaging lessons, and prepares every student for life beyond school? 
  • Do you have the vision and ability to drive our College forward, ensuring that we achieve outstanding outcomes for our learners?
  • Do you have a demonstrable track record in raising standards for all learners?
  • Do you have the ability to successfully lead an educational establishment in these challenging economic times?


Our Ethos – Believe, Inspire, Succeed

Every learner believes and succeeds in fulfilling their potential and is inspired to lead a happy, healthy and successful life within a challenging and rapidly changing world.

All learners have access to inspirational teaching that leads to outstanding learning and achievement, which continues beyond the classroom.

All learners have access to a high quality, relevant and appropriate Curriculum that fully meets their needs and supports an engaging and inspiring learning experience.

We inspire learners to believe in the contribution they can make to their learning, the College and the wider community. Learners take responsibility and develop resilience, throughout their learning journey with clear support and guidance.

All levels of leadership are focused on providing a vision, direction and culture in which all are inspired to believe and succeed.

If you have the vision, creativity and energy, and the ability to demonstrate an educational track record of successful and sustainable practice, we would welcome your application.

If you have any questions please contact the Clerk to Governors, Mrs Jo Liddle, on 01395 514823 or   

Applications close at noon: 24 April 2018
Interviews: 16 and 17 May 2018

The role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The post requires an enhanced DBS check.

Devon County Council
Sidmouth College
Primley Road
Devon EX10 9LG

Telephone: 01395 514823

Group 6, NOR 741

Job location

More about Sidmouth College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Primley Road, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 9LG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1395 514823
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