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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher job summary

About the Trust

First Federation Trust, an education charity and multi-academy trust of 21 primary schools across Devon, West Dorset and Plymouth, is looking to recruit a Key Stage 1 Class Teacher to join the hard-working and friendly team at Gatehouse Primary Academy from September 2024.

As a First Federation Trust school, we are driven by our shared values to encourage every individual to aspire, flourish and achieve, while celebrating the diversity and distinctiveness of each school. We are committed to enhancing the provision at all our schools and aim to provide the best possible education for all pupils. Our schools benefit greatly from working collaboratively with the central team, providing support and inspiration to one another and drawing upon the wide range of skills and expertise on offer.

About the school

Gatehouse Primary Academy is a two form entry school situated in the heart of the coastal town of Dawlish, within easy access of the M5, A38 and A380. It is surrounded by some of the most beautiful countryside in Britain.

About this role

The position is for a full time KS1 teacher offered on a fixed term basis for a year.

About the candidate

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate who thrives on challenge, has good curriculum knowledge and is passionate about securing positive outcomes for every individual. Experience of leading early reading would be desirable.

Why work for us

Whatever role or level, we are committed to supporting staff in their professional development and offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Great team working; within class, unit, key stage and school wide
  • An exciting innovative Trust that will inspire and allow you to reach your full potential
  • Collaborative support and ongoing professional and career development pathways, coaching and mentoring
  • Fast-track process to explore new opportunities across the trust family of schools
  • Access to either the Teacher Pension Scheme (depending on the role)
  • Access to a free and confidential employee well-being programme
  • Tax-free cycle-to-work scheme

Closing date

The closing date for applications is Friday 14th June 2024 at 12 noon.

Interview date

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 17th June. If you have not heard by the date of the interview, then you will not be required to attend an interview.


If you require more information about the position, or to arrange a visit - please contact the school on 01626 862605 or admin@gatehouse.devon.sch.uk.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure. Our Child Protection policy can be found on the school's website Policies | Gatehouse Primary Academy. All shortlisted applicants will be subject to an online search.

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 Gatehouse Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
325 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

We are a large, coastal Primary School . We currently have over 318 children on roll, split into 12 classes. We aim to provide a caring, safe and stimulating environment for all children to learn. Each child is supported and encouraged to do their best and take part in a wide range of opportunities and experiences building happy memories of their school days. Our talented team of educators enjoy their work and the inspiring environment makes learning fun and raises standards. We are also fortunate to have an enviable amount of outside space and have added our very own Forest School.

School location

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