Head of Year 7 (Non-Teaching Post) - South Dartmooor Community College & the Atrium (Westcountry Schools Trust)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Part Time/Term Time
  • Devon NJC Grade F: £29,174 - £32,798 per annum pro rata. (£24,983 - £28,086 actual)

Required to start 1st September 2022. 
Based at South Dartmoor Community College & the Atrium, Balland Lane, Ashburton, Devon, TQ13 7EW.
Working as part of the Westcountry Schools Trust (WeST).

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.  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 in Year 7 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 the whole school responsibility of primary transition.

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. 

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. 

For more information and to apply for this post, please visit our website www.southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk .  If you would like to discuss the position please contact Jen Veal, Executive Head teacher, jveal@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk. Completed applications should be submitted to Cleo Perry, PA to the Executive Head teacher cperry@southdartmoor.devon.sch.uk.  Please note CVs will not be accepted.
All applications need to be submitted electronically by 8am on the closing date.

Interview Date: 25 or 26 May 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationSouth HamsTeignbridge
  • Work Postcode

    TQ13 7EW

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEducation Support

  • Salary Details

    Devon NJC Grade F: £29,174 - £32,798 per annum pro rata. (£24,983 - £28,086 actual)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart Time/Term Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum, term time only

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required