Penryn College, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 8PZ

This job expired on 27 January 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 January 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



L29 (£83971) - L35 (£97273)

Headteacher job summary

We are looking to appoint a dedicated and passionate Headteacher. Our school which requires a truly passionate and pupil-centred candidate to lead and build on our current success as a truly ‘comprehensive’ school. We are proud of our genuinely inspiring learning environment, committed to our mission “Achieving through Challenge”, ensuring all pupils achieve their full potential. We are dedicated to working collaboratively across the school with staff, parents and carers, Governors and our community to ensure the best possible outcomes for pupils in a safe, nurturing environment. The school fosters an ethos and atmosphere of ambition for all, setting high academic standards whilst supporting the social, emotional and physical needs of our pupils which are diverse. We are passionate about inclusivity, have wellbeing as a high priority for both pupils and staff, and are determined to provide the best possible curriculum to meet the needs of each and every pupil. We work closely with our Primary Schools, the Penryn community and local businesses to engage and inspire our pupils, offering the broadest possible experiences both inside and outside the classroom. Full details can be found on the school website. The closing date for completed application forms is Thursday 27th January 2022. Interviews will be held on 10th and 11th February.
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About Penryn College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1140 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01326 372379

Penryn College is a lively thriving college with an excellent reputation who cater for boys and girls aged between 11 and 16 years with a current number on roll of 1150 and we pride ourselves on offering the very best for our students.

In 2008 we moved into our £24 million pound new school building, which has a wide range of resources. We have an information rich environment, state of the art sporting facilities including a 6 badminton court size sports hall, the latest generation astro turf pitch, our own climbing wall and every student has been issued with an iPad to support their independent learning.

Our College buildings and 10 acres of grounds are used extensively by the community for adult education courses, sporting activities, performances and fund raising activities. Our unique relationship with surrounding primary schools - known as the "Penryn Partnership" - helps primary children to settle in to the college whilst adjusting to their new environment.

Arranging a visit to Penryn College

We offer the opportunity for you to visit the school on the 20th and 21st of January.

To make an appointment to visit, or if you require further information, please
contact our HR Manager, Gemma Ohly, on 01326 372379, extension 1706, or e-mail gohly@penryn-college.cornwall.sch.uk.

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