Staff Vacancies

Head of School

Closing date – Friday 30th September
Interviews – Monday 10th October
Feniton Church of England Primary is offering a highly rewarding opportunity for a
school leader to join us and continue to develop a high standard of education in a
welcoming, inspiring and supportive environment, which is rooted in our Christian
HEART Values.
A new Head of School will have the opportunity to influence current practice and lead
the daily operations of the school, raising standards and motivating others to achieve
their personal best and maintain the highest possible standards of learning and
Supported by an Executive Headteacher and the Senior Leadership Team of the
Otter Valley Federation this is an exciting prospect for a leader who has a proven
track record of school improvement and who wishes to lead a successful, happy and
nurturing school, supported by a strong team culture and community partnerships.
We are looking for someone who will:
• ensure a continuous and consistent school-wide focus on pupils’ achievement
and wellbeing
• establish creative and responsive approaches to learning and teaching, set in
the foundations of a high quality, broad and balanced curriculum
• have an excellent knowledge and understanding of statutory frameworks and
the wider curriculum and the opportunities it provides for pupils and the school
• improve the school’s level of success and achieve the highest possible
attainment standards for all groups of pupils
• communicate effectively to inspire pupils, staff and community
• make a positive contribution to the Otter Valley Federation Leadership Team
• secure the long-term success of the school
• promote and develop the Christian distinctiveness of the school
• be an excellent teacher who can lead by example (this role does not include a
main class teacher responsibility)
• lead safeguarding and early help in school with support of the Federation DSL
• liaise with the SENDCo to ensure effective SEND provision
• undertake, to the extent required by the Executive Headteacher or Governing
Board, the professional duties of the Executive Headteacher in the event of
her absence from the Federation
We can offer you:
• a warm and friendly atmosphere in which to work
• enthusiastic children and a dedicated staff who are open to learning
• a welcoming community with a range of established local partnerships
• supportive and committed Senior Leadership Team and Executive
• well informed governing board who are fully engaged in school life and
focused on teaching and learning
• A thorough induction programme tailored to your needs and experience and a
commitment to your professional learning, accompanied by regular coaching
or supervision.
• Leadership spinal range L5 – L10
A job description and application form are available from Nikki Meyer please email –

After School Club Play Assistant

This is a part time vacancy to work three afternoons per week 15:30 – 17:30 each day. There is potential for further hours in future. We are looking for a motivated and dedicated individual to join our supportive team at our popular school. Ideally, you will have a first aid qualification or be willing to complete the training. You will need to be hard working, caring and enthusiastic. You will require a good standard of English and Maths and be an excellent communicator. You will be based in the After School Club supervising the children in their play and activities and preparing their snacks.
Visits are welcome to the school, please contact the school office on 01404 850303 to make an appointment.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS and satisfactory references.

non-teaching application form

Grade A Play Assistant Before and After School club