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Ivybridge Community College

Ivybridge Community College

Ivybridge Community College

Head of Biology

This is an exciting opportunity to join the newly created Westcountry Schools Trust, currently employing approximately 1500 staff and growing. 

Pay Scale:           MPS/UPS + TLR1a

Contract term:    Permanent

Contract type:    Full Time

Commence:       September 2021


We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart.  Built on an extensive track record of excellence, the Trust combines a range of secondary colleges, primary schools and business units based in a variety of sites across Devon and Cornwall.  We are also a stone’s throw from some of the best beaches and countryside in the country.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to lead a dedicated department at a time of continuing curriculum and educational change.  It offers the successful candidate the chance to have a positive input into these developments and the range of experiences available in the department provides an excellent framework within which to further develop their teaching skills.

We are looking to appoint a person with energy, enthusiasm, adaptability and a keen commitment to the subject and the students.

Ivybridge Community College is a warm, friendly College with students who are a pleasure to teach.  The College provides an excellent comprehensive education with a dedicated team of staff.

For an informal discussion regarding this role please contact Mrs Denise Smith, Director of Science, on 01752 691000

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. 

The application form and full job description are available below and completed applications can be submitted by email to:


Closing date for applications: 9am on Monday, 26 April 2021.

Interviews dates are to be confirmed.  


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.