A day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 4 to 18 in Shebbear, Devon

Employment Opportunities

Details of both teaching and non-teaching posts will be shown here as they become available.

Shebbear College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. An enhanced Disclosure Barring Service clearance will be undertaken by the School for all applicants considered suitable for posts advertised.

Head of Prep School

We are seeking a dynamic Head of Prep to lead our Prep School through the next exciting phase of our school’s journey. The successful candidate needs to have the experience and energy to enthuse and instil confidence in their team of staff, pupils and parents about the opportunities a Shebbear education can provide.

The Head of Prep works as part of the College’s Senior Leadership Team and will take on appropriate whole school responsibility alongside leading the Prep School. Accommodation on the College site may be available in order to support the better fulfilment of the role

To start: September 2024 

Deadline for applications: Friday 3rd May 2024 at 9am

Initial interviews: Week commencing 6th May 2024

Head of Prep Advert

Head of Prep Job Description 

Head of Prep Person Specification

Deputy Head (Academic)

We are seeking a dynamic and effective individual to lead the academic side of school life. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced middle or senior leader to work with a committed team to ensure we consistently get the best from our pupils.

The successful candidate will have leadership experience within the field of teaching and learning and be willing and able to work collegiately alongside colleagues to get the best from them in a busy educational environment.

The option of accommodation on the school campus may be available for the right candidate in order to facilitate optimum delivery within the role whilst being immersed in the life and leadership of a busy day and boarding school. 

To start: September 2024 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

Deadline for applications: Friday 3rd May at 9am.

Initial long list interviews will be held online week commencing 6th May with shortlist interviews in person at Shebbear College week commencing 13th May.

Deputy Head (Academic) Advert

Deputy Head (Academic) Job Description 

Deputy Head (Academic) Person Specification

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form (in Word format)

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Further Information on the Application and Recruitment Process

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