Professional development
Caring community
Support working


Salary £28,000 - £43,685
Location Sampford Peverell, near Tiverton
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Salary: MPS - UPS - £28,000 - £43,685 FTE (This will be paid pro-rata to reflect hours and weeks worked)

Working Pattern: This is a full-time, fixed term position working 1.0 FTE, 39 weeks per year

Sampford Peverall C of E Primary School is seeking to recruit a skilled teacher who is able to demonstrate high levels of effectiveness in the classroom.

The successful candidate will work in our Y1/2 class to cover a period of maternity leave from May 2023. This is a full-time post, working 5 days a week.

We are a happy and successful primary school at the heart of the picturesque village of Sampford Peverell, with easy access from the M5. Our dedicated team work together to create a school where there is a real sense of community and where teachers and learners can flourish. Our children are eager to learn, and their behaviour is exemplary.

For more information about our school, please visit

Successful candidates will:

  • Be able to create a warm, welcoming and stimulating environment where our children are inspired
  • Be able to deliver high quality teaching and learning
  • Stand out from the crowd because of their positive attitude and drive
  • Be an inclusive practitioner, with a commitment to meeting the needs of all groups of learners and have a willingness to go the extra mile to make learning rigorous but fun
  • Be a reflective practitioner who has a commitment to working with colleagues to improve practice and outcomes for our children and demonstrate a willingness to join in with the life of the school and its community
  • Be a good communicator, building effective relationships with our children and their families
  • Have excellent classroom management skills
  • Have a strong personal philosophy for learning that is evident within their own classroom practice

In return, we can offer:

  • A commitment to professional development whatever your career stage
  • Children who display positive attitudes and dispositions to learning
  • A friendly and supportive school community where parents, staff and children work together well

Applications and references should demonstrate a commitment to achieving the highest standards for all, excellent teamwork, planning and communication skills. Interested candidates are welcome to visit the school; to arrange this please email

To apply for this role please submit your application online; your supporting statement should outline your suitability for the post.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 10th March 2023. Interviews will be held on Friday 17th March 2023.

All shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online search.

Ventrus Multi Academy Trust require all applicants to be eligible to work in the UK with no restrictions, as we are unable to offer sponsorship/work visas. You will be required to provide proof of Right to Work at interview stage.

Our School is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools that actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a Trust, Ventrus offer excellent career and development opportunities.

Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.

Our vision and accompanying values form the foundations from which all children and adults, irrespective of their faith or background, can be successful and thrive.

Our school is a place where everyone is able to flourish in a caring, supportive and safe environment; where we embrace individuality and celebrate those qualities that make us all unique.

We strive for our children to be caring and empathetic, and to think critically about the world they live in. We are determined that our children will develop the knowledge and skills that they will need for them to become responsible citizens and to positively contribute to the sustainable future of our world.

“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.” (Matthew 7:24)

The following values have been adopted by the school and form the basis of our day to day reflections.






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