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Shebbear Community School


  • Expired
Group 1 - £45,743 - £52,930 (L7 – L13)
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
September 2018
Apply by:
7 February 2018

Job overview

From September 2018, we require a Headteacher for our vibrant rural school, which has a family atmosphere and is sited firmly at the heart of the community.

Shebbear is a thriving, happy and successful Primary school, situated in beautiful North Devon – close to moorland and coastline. Our most recent OfSTED inspections (2012, 2016) assessed us as ‘Good’.

You will be an inspirational leader, effective communicator and excellent teacher, with a flexible approach, who will maintain our village school values. You will be a team-player, leading a stable, experienced and enthusiastic team who enjoy excellent relationships with pupils, parents and governors and who are consistently working to meet the developing needs of the school.

You should be able to inspire and nurture our children, and continue the successful development of our school. The post will include a teaching commitment (currently 0.4), however we are open to considering a variety of leadership models. The role requires an understanding of all aspects of primary education.

For an application pack, contact Babcock LDP:  

Applications close at 12 noon 7th February 2018.

Shortlisting will take place on Friday 9th February 2018.
Interviews will be held 28th February and 1st March 2018.

Visits to the school are welcomed by arrangement, but are not essential. Preferred dates are Friday 26th and Wednesday 31st January. Please contact the school administrator on or 01409 281220.

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

The role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Devon County Council
Shebbear Community School
Devon, EX21 5SG
Telephone: Tel: 01409 281220
NOR: 75

About Shebbear Community School

Shebbear Community school is a small, lovely, rural, village school - set in the very heart of the community - that values standards and achievement. We aim to enrich the learning of each and every child that comes into our school and to give them a stable foundation to prepare them for their journey through life. 

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