Deputy head resigns from Exeter school

West Exe Technolody College sign
West Exe Technology College has been in the headlines since news broke that its headteacher was paid more than the Prime Minister Credit: ITV Westcountry

The deputy head teacher of an Exeter college at the centre of a county council audit has resigned. Devon County Council confirmed that Beverly Maddern has handed in her notice at West Exe Technology College. It follows the resignation of her husband Steve Maddern who was headteacher at the college.

Steve Maddern
The announcement follows the resignation of her husband Steve Maddern who was headteacher at West Exe Technology College Credit: Express & Echo

Mr Maddern stepped down last week after it was revealed he was earning more than the Prime Minister on a salary of more than £150,000. Mrs Maddern is on sick leave. She'll officially leave the college at the end of term.

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Exeter Head Resigns

Exeter headteacher who was paid more than £150,000 a year in total has resigned. His wife has now also resigned from her post as deputy head.