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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    22 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L13 - L17

Job summary

Newton Abbot College is an 11-19 academy in the heart of South Devon. We make all our decisions in order to increase opportunities, maximise outcomes and improve the life chances of our students. In recent years we have improved our Progress 8 score, significantly improved our Progress 8 score for disadvantaged students and massively increased the size of our year 7 intake (from 120 in 2014 to 240 for the last three years).

We are seeking to appoint a highly effective school leader who will use evidence-based research to drive improvement and implement change. The role represents an extremely exciting opportunity for an exceptional and committed individual to develop their career by taking on key senior leadership responsibility. The successful applicant will make a significant contribution to the further development of the College and will play a major part in helping us to achieve our strategic intent of “Excellence: for all and in everything”.

The specific responsibilities of this role will be determined by the knowledge, skills and experience of the successful applicant – we are looking, first and foremost, for the right person. However, the role is likely to include leading on at least some of the following:
- Use of assessment and data to raise standards and outcomes
- Improving outcomes for disadvantaged students
- Reporting to Parents (reports, grades and parents’ evenings)
- Admissions
- Primary to Secondary transition

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1257 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
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Contact phone number

About Newton Abbot College

Our mission is to inspire, support and challenge every individual to be better than they ever dreamt they could be. This is a mission that we take very seriously and it applies to both adults and students. In order to support this mission, we have established an ethos of traditional values and incredibly high expectations and a culture of high quality teaching supported by exceptional pastoral care.

As an inclusive and comprehensive College, we are committed to broadening the horizons and improving the life chances of young people. We do this by increasing their opportunities and maximising their outcomes. We constantly strive for excellence: for all and in everything.

If you like what you see and read, and believe that you can support us in continuing to achieve great things here at Newton Abbot College, then do get in touch. We would welcome your support and involvement as we dare to Imagine What’s Possible...

- Paul Cornish, Principal

School location

Old Exeter Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 2NF

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