The Plymouth Herald is reporting that a member of staff from a south Devon school has appeared in court charged with stealing more than £9,000 from her employer.
Katie Brown, 28, of Mount Pleasant, Chudleigh, appeared at Torquay Magistrates’ Court charged with four counts of theft and one count of false accounting at South Dartmoor Community College in Ashburton.
Brown was employed in the finance office at the school in Ashburton from 2005 to 2014. The school have confirmed that she is no longer employed by them.
The court was told that the four alleged theft offences took place between 2011 and 2014 and that she allegedly had stolen £9,044.92 from the school…
She was granted unconditional bail and will next appear at Exeter Crown Court on March 11.
Are you a trainee teacher, NQT, teacher, headteacher, parent or just someone who cares about education and has something to get off your chest in a Schools Improvement Guest Post? Follow this link for more details at the bottom of the page.Don’t forget you can sign up to receive our daily email bulletin (around 7am) with all the latest schools news stories. Your details will never be given to anyone else and you can unsubscribe at any stage. Just follow this link.
We now have a Facebook page - please click to like!