12 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate would be supported by an experienced and fabulous team. Meavy is a school where people feel a sense of belonging and therefore, we have committed long serving staff members. We are looking for someone who is passionate about helping children achieve their very best, is willing to throw themselves into the life of our Meavy family, embrace our love of the outdoors and someone who is creative, flexible, and up for the challenge.

Our Vision is – learning to love, learning to live together -Growing and learning together as a family. Our school family works together to create a learning environment for our children, parents, staff, and governors where they are loved and flourish together.

Our new teacher’s needs to:

- Be an exemplary teacher, who is an inspirational, creative and innovative.

- Have a sound pedagogical understanding of how children learn, including effective teaching and behaviour management strategies.

- Plan an engaging and motivating curriculum rooted in first hand experiences: making the most of the school and local environment.

- Demonstrate a commitment to inclusion.

- Be a reflective practitioner.

What the school offers its staff


  • Pension Scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Tax Free Childcare
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Meavy Primary is a small friendly village school with a family feel situated on the edge of Dartmoor, where the children are at the heart of everything we do. We are based in a beautiful location right on the edge of Dartmoor; only a 10-minute drive away from Burrator Reservoir and only a 30-minute drive along a main road from Plymouth. We have friendly, articulate and hardworking children who demonstrate exemplary behaviour, and the school has consistently high outcomes, a supportive community and access to a wonderful learning environment.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are encouraged and tours are available to book by sending an email to hr@stcmat.org for the following dates: Tuesday 16th April at 4.30pm and Wednesday 17th April at 10am. If you are unable to make these dates, please get in contact and we will look into arranging an alternative date and time.

If you have any questions about the role or to arrange an informal discussion about the position in advance of your application, please contact the Headteacher Kate Gawadzyn on 01822 853270.

Please visit the link below, for information on how to apply:


If you have any problems applying for this vacancy, please contact HR@stcmat.org.

Please note it is our process to apply for references for shortlisted applicants and to complete online searches in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance, for all shortlisted applicants. 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 Disclosure is required for this post.

Our safeguarding policy can be viewed on our policies page.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About Meavy Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
89 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address

Arranging a visit to Meavy Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@stcmat.org.

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