Deputy Headteacher (Progress)

Leadership Pay Scale L18-22

Full Time, Permanent – Required for September 2021

Penrice Academy is a truly outstanding school, with wonderful students and forward thinking, inspirational staff.   We are highly successful with year-on-year exceptional results which now put us in the top 7% of schools nationally.  We provide our students with the knowledge, skills, and attributes to be victorious as they move to the next stages of their education and lives. As a school community we have a relentless drive and ambition to provide the best possible educational experience for each and every one of our students. 

Penrice Academy is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help every child achieve more’.  This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and eight primary schools with a Free School (primary) to open in September 2021. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust, with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

We are excited to advertise this fantastic opportunity to work as a Deputy Headteacher at Penrice Academy, with responsibility for the overall progress of over 1430 students. This position is fitting of an experienced leader with the passion and dedication to lead the school’s determination to provide outstanding education for all. The successful candidate will be able to inspire innovation and a culture of success, through teamwork and support.  You will need to be a superb classroom practitioner, with substantial leadership experience and a track record of successfully leading a team to exceptional progress outcomes.

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Lucy Gambier, Headteacher at Penrice Academy, via email  

Application forms and full details are available from:  Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing Date:                         9.00am Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Interviews Commence:         Week beginning 1st March 2021