Principal, North Devon

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Pilton Community CollegeNorth Devon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L33 – L39
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

‘Pupils’ behaviour is good and supports the school’s inclusive, caring, harmonious and respectful culture so that pupils are looked after and cared for well’ OFSTED 2016

An exceptional opportunity to work in our 11 – 16 mixed comprehensive school, situated on the outskirts of Barnstaple, a pleasant residential area in North Devon.

Pilton Community College is a member of Ventrus Multi-Academy Trust, having joined in August 2016. This is a Devon-based Trust of 12 schools, who collaborate closely to bring about school improvement in all our settings. The Trust has approval for further growth with five new schools joining in the next few months.

At Pilton Community College, we believe that everyone is capable of self-transformation and we actively promote the view that success is gained through hard work and commitment to learning. We are determined to achieve the best possible educational outcomes for our students, in order to prepare them for the challenges of life as young adults. Our key aim is to support our young people to develop the skills and abilities that will enable them all to succeed and to realise their hopes and dreams. We recognise the importance of preparing them for further and higher education according to individual needs and interests, as well as supporting them to succeed in the world of work. We believe that education has a pivotal role in helping shape aspirations and in addressing issues of inequality.

The school and Trust are committed to securing the school on a journey to Good. The successful candidate will need to inspire our staff and our students. You will become a trusted member of our community, have a strong record of school improvement, a keen eye for efficiency and the energy, determination and the skill to drive the school forward.

For further details and to apply please Click here to follow link or alternatively visit us at and select ‘work with us’.

Closing date: 1600 Tuesday 30 January 2018

Interview date: Monday & Tuesday 5 & 6 February (0800 – 1830 in North Devon)

School visits prior to interview: contact Lizzie Record 01392 256 020 ext 2135

Chaddiford Lane, Barnstaple, EX31 1RB

Woodwater Lane, Exeter, EX2 5AW

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More about Pilton Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Chaddiford Lane, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1RB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1271 374381
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We are a 11 - 16 mixed comprehensive school. We strive for high standards and maintain high expectations and we aim to help each and every student to succeed. A love of learning is our priority and the pastoral system supports the students in their a...