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Mounts Bay Academy is an exciting place in which to work. We always seek to appoint new colleagues who enjoy challenge and believe that they can make a contribution in helping us improve what we offer our students.

Any inquiries should be made to the Executive Principal’s Personal Assistant, Julie Jelbart
T: 01736 352320
E: jjelbart@mountsbay.org

We currently have the following vacancy

Starting Date: 1st September 2018

Salary: L29 – 35

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date For Applications: 1st March 2018 at 12noon

Interviews: 15th and 16th March 2018


Due to the creation of our new Multi-Academy Trust, our current Principal will be taking up the role of Executive Principal of Mounts Bay Academy and the Leading Edge Academies Partnership, a rare opportunity has arisen to recruit a talented and inspirational leader with a proven track record of raising standards and who is passionate about leading a learning community that enables both staff and students to fulfil their potential.

The ideal candidate will be able to offer dynamic and motivational leadership for the Academy and its staff, be committed to the Academy’s delivery of first class educational outcomes for all students and continue to develop our ethos and values.

The successful candidate will be expected to evidence their ability to:

Provide vision and dynamic and professional leadership for Mounts Bay Academy to ensure high quality, inclusive and comprehensive education for all its students.

You will need to ensure that adventurous learning is at the centre of strategic planning and resource management and maintain our effective partnerships with parents and carers to support and improve all students’ personal development and academic achievement.

You will need to engage with all of the Headteachers in the new MAT to create a culture of sharing good practice across it and build upon the Academy’s leading role within it through the use of traditional pedagogies and new technologies.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Headteacher or emerging senior leader to build on the school’s strong and successful reputation and to take-on new challenges and opportunities.


About Mounts Bay Academy

Mounts Bay Academy’s reputation for excellence has grown from over half a century of commitment to generating new ideas, encouraging divergent thinking and nurturing a community of highly motivated staff and students.

A passion for developing and supporting talent has created an environment where everyone is empowered to realise and embrace their true potential.

We are passionate about developing talent and have created an environment where everyone is empowered to exceed their true potential. We pride ourselves in fostering a natural ability, ambition and confidence in students to become forward thinking, highly employable entrepreneurs who drive creativity and inspire new levels of academic and professional success.

We are privileged  to support young people through a key stage in their development and so we aim to work together with parents and carers to support the children; enabling them to develop and grow within our community and in building together a real sense of identity within Mounts Bay Academy. We believe that everyone possesses the innate qualities needed for brilliance and success — they just need guidance, support and have a positive work ethic and attitude to make the most of opportunities we offer.


How to Apply

An application pack and application form can be downloaded from the link below:

Click here to download the Academy Principal Application Pack

Click here to download a copy of our Prospectus

Click here to download a copy of our Information Booklet

Click here to view our latest newsletters


Please return completed forms to:

Julie Jelbart
Personal Assistant to the Executive Principal

Mounts Bay Academy

Boscathnoe Lane



TR18 3JT


Mounts Bay Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment procedures and successful candidates will undergo an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check as well as prudent checks of references and employment history.


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