Welcome to the Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust

We are committed to creating an ambitious, forward thinking learning environment for all our pupils, students and staff and providing the best possible education for local children from 2 to 18 years.

Our Trust was created in January 2018 based on a shared vision which embraced our Cooperative values and those of our Church of England schools. We now include three secondary schools and 16 primary schools in our Trust, helping just under 5000 children and 720 staff to thrive.

Our pupils and staff all enjoy the wonderful opportunities that Devon has to offer, and we recognise that working across our schools collaboratively ensures that the challenges of rurality, transport and communication don’t stop anyone from achieving their full potential, from our smallest schools with under 30 pupils, to our large secondary schools with over 1400 on roll.

Each school ensures its curriculum is broad, challenging and relevant for the communities it serves and recognises the need to produce global citizens for the future.

We welcome applications from committed people who share our vision. In return, you will have access to an outstanding CPD programme, which will enable you to continue to develop and grow as both an excellent teacher, leader or support staff member.

No vacancies ? Register your interest via our Talent Pool


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Welcome to the College: Introduction

Address: Mill Road, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1PW

Age range: 11 to 18

Phase of education: Secondary

Number of pupils: 1398



The College is set in the most beautiful surroundings: a large park, ringed by rising woodland and Dartmoor, bordered by the Okement River on one side and rolling farmland on the other.
 
The buildings are a mixture of Victorian Grammar School, modern three storey central block and mid 20th century blocks. There is a recently built theatre with specialist music and practice rooms. A modern Technology and ICT building offers high class teaching and learning accommodation.

The extensive playing fields are complemented by a large all weather-pitch with flood lighting, a Sports Hall and a gym. All of this has been added to by the building of a new Sports Centre (thanks to the work of a community action group).

About Us

Okehampton College will achieve the best possible standards for our students and our staff. We will continue to be a successful and high performing school. We will always strive to raise the aspirations of all of our students through working closely with the wider community.

Our Co-operative Values

Self-help

Encouraging all within the organisation to help each other, by working together to gain mutual benefits. Helping people to help themselves.

Self-responsibility

To take responsibility for, and answer to, our actions

Democracy

To give our stakeholders a say in the way we run our school

Equality

Equal rights and benefits according to their contribution

Equity

Being fair and unbiased

Solidarity

Supporting each other and those in other co-operatives.

Our Ethical Values

Consistent with the values of the founders of the Co-operative Movement, we believe in the ethical values of:

  • Openness
  • Honesty
  • Social responsibility
  • Caring for others

Our principles are the way we put our values into action:

1. Voluntary and open membership

2. Democratic member control

3. Member economic participation

4. Autonomy and independence

5. Education, training and information

6. Co-operation amongst co-operatives

7. Concern for communities

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CURRENT OPENINGS



  • Job Title

    Cover Supervisor

  • Location

    Okehampton

  • Posted

    30th April 2021

  • Salary

    £20,092 pro rata

  • Hours

    Part Time

  • Description

    • Job term: Permanent • Location: Okehampton College • Hours: 30 hours per week / 38 weeks per annum (term time)    Monday – Friday 8.30 to 3.30pm daily. However, part t ...

  • Job Title

    Teacher of Modern Languages

  • Location

    Okehampton

  • Posted

    24th April 2021

  • Salary

    TPS

  • Hours

    Full Time

  • Description

    We are looking to appoint an outstanding, dynamic and inspirational teacher to join our experienced and committed Modern Foreign Languages Faculty. You must be able to teach Frenc ...

Working for Us

If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via our School Talent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for.

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