This job expired on 12 June 2024

  • Start date details

    January 2025 or earlier if able to be released

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Deputy headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Full time position - Incorporating 0.5 FTE teaching in KS2

Contract type


Pay scale

L3 – L9 (£49,574 - £57,482)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ivy Education Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional individual with vision, energy and inspirational leadership to the position of Deputy Headteacher at Starcross Primary School. We are looking for the successful candidate to start in January 2025 or earlier if able to be released.

Starcross is a wonderful school, full of energetic and enthusiastic children who thrive with staff who nurture, care and plan for their learning step by step. At the last inspection in May 2017, the school was judged to be a ‘good’ school.

Starcross Primary School is a single form entry school with one class per year group plus a thriving pre-school on site and provide education for children from age of 2 to 11 years old. Our school was built in 1837 and has been through many developments over the years. We are now a school of around 190 pupils with a community feel both inside and outside the classrooms. Our excellent facilities include:

  • a brand new playground and a swimming pool on site, that all classes can use,
  • a fantastic preschool setting as part of the school, which enables all children to begin their learning journey with amazing learning opportunities
  • a great outdoor learning environment, including our nature area and gardens
  • a superb kitchen, with delicious hot meals for everyone

We aim to develop children both academically and pastorally; to develop them as kind, resilient, independent citizens and motivated learners who love school and have an appetite for lifelong learning.

What the school offers its staff

Joining our Trust means so much more than working for just one school. Ivy Education Trust is a successful growing family of schools that play a part in shaping our culture within South Devon.

A career with us has many opportunities. We are passionate in supporting staff with their professional development and well-being. We believe that the more we invest in our staff, the more successful we will become as an educational Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Starcross Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
186 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01626 890454

Arranging a visit to Starcross Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ttrail@starcross-primary.devon.sch.uk.

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