exe valley federation

Exe Valley


The Executive Headteacher and Governors of the Exe Valley Federation wish to appoint an excellent classroom teacher for September 2022. The Federation comprises six village primary schools within a 8-mile area in Mid Devon and shares a common vision for excellence and a drive to continuously improve outcomes for all our children, both emotionally and academically. Three of the schools are Church Schools with a strong Christian ethos and all staff are expected to uphold this ethos. The successful applicants may be asked to work at any of the Federation schools in the future.


Class Teacher with experience and expertise of teaching the Year 2 to 4 Curriculum in mixed age classes. Applicants should have an excellent understanding of the systematic teaching of phonics and ensuring that children make the progress necessary to be confident readers by the end of Keystage 1 as well as a good understanding of the lower Keystage 2 curriculum. This is a full-time post and is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2023, pending a staffing review.


Prospective candidates are welcome to come and meet the Executive Headteacher, John Jolliffe, and members of the leadership team at 4.30pm on Thursday 16th June at Cheriton Fitzpaine School or on Friday 17th June, at 10.30am at Brampford Speke School. Please telephone Sarah Steele on 01363 866456 or email
cheritonadmin@exevalleyfederation.org.uk to arrange to come at one of the arranged times; visits at other times will not be possible.

 A job description, more information about the Exe Valley Federation and an application form may be found on the federation website [Exe Valley Federation - Staff Vacancies].

 On-line applications are welcome and should be emailed to Mrs Sarah Steele at Cheriton Fitzpaine School [cheritonadmin@exevalleyfederation.org.uk]. Postal applications should be addressed to Mrs Sarah Steele, Exe Valley Federation, Cheriton Fitzpaine Primary School, Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon EX17 4AN.

 The closing date for applications is FRIDAY 24th JUNE at 12.00pm. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 28th June 2022.


The Exe Valley Federation is committed to keeping all our children safe. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and Candidates will be expected to demonstrate their knowledge of safeguarding and hold an Enhanced DBS check.

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