Vacancies within the Woodleigh Federation

 Teacher - 0.4 in a mixed class of Year 2, 3 or 4 - Cheriton Bishop C.P. School

This post is temporary and Main Pay Scale 1-3

Required for September 2018, an outstanding classroom practitioner for a Year 2, 3 or 4 class

This would be an ideal opportunity for either an experienced teacher or newly qualified teacher.

Cheriton Bishop is vibrant school with a warm and friendly family atmosphere. Situated just a short distance from Dartmoor, we make the most of our idyllic rural setting throughout the year. Our school offers an exciting and relevant curriculum which provides excellent opportunities and experiences and great foundations for life. Whilst we focus on the highest academic achievement, we always have the ‘whole’ child in mind. We have an excellent team of inspirational staff who help the children develop into positive and enthusiastic learners who love coming to school. We ‘work hard, and play hard!’ We recently achieved ‘Good’ in our OFSTED Dec 2017.

We will expect you to have up-to-date knowledge and experience of teaching and learning in a primary setting. You will need to be able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a teaching team of highly motivated practitioners. This will take place in our school and also across the Woodleigh Hub and the Link Academy Trust. We will expect you to have excellent classroom management and organisation skills. We will also expect you to be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of how children learn and how to translate this into high quality teaching and learning. The post requires someone who is an inspirational, reflective and creative teacher with a passion to improve the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’.

You will need to:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and a positive attitude and be committed to sharing good practice

  • Be able to competently & positively manage pupil behaviour

  • Show initiative and creativity in your approach to teaching & learning

  • Be organised and efficient and demonstrate the ability to improve outcomes for children

  • Be thoroughly committed to safety and well-being for all our pupils

  • Demonstrate the aptitude to work as part of a successful team liaising with parents, governors and the community, and on occasions working across the Trust

  • Exhibit a willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school

We would encourage prospective applicants to visit the school before applying. Please contact the school office on 01647 24817 to make an appointment.

The Woodleigh Hub consists of three rural schools; Cheriton Bishop, Yeoford and Tedburn St Mary Primary Schools and we are part of The Link Academy Trust.

Please see the links below to download an application form and view the Essental & Desirable criteria for the post. Please return your completed application to  for the attention of the Head of School, Mrs Alex Waterman.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS disclosure is required for this post

Closing Date: Monday 19th March at 12noon

Interview Date: Tuesday 27th March