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Sherwell Valley Primary School

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Working at Sherwell Valley Primary School 


This is a large school with a large number of staff. Vacancies occur from time to time and we normally manage to fill non-teaching vacancies with people who have previously written to us, expressing an interest in working here.


The Privacy Notice for job applicants is available below.


From time to time we will advertise these posts in the Devon Vacancies bulletin. (


If you would like to work here as a supply teacher, or on a short term cover basis, please write to the Head Teacher enclosing a C.V. or a letter indicating recent relevant work and qualifications. 


We always advertise when we are looking for a new teacher. Advertisements are placed with


Early Years Nursery Teacher Vacancy

We have a vacancy for this position. Please refer to the links below for all of the relevant information and application form. 

Visits to the school can be arranged by calling Tracey Young on 01803 613296 or by emailing

The closing date for applications is:  09:00 a.m. on Friday 8th July 2022

Shortlisting will take place:                 Friday 8th July 2022

The Interview date is:                           Friday 15th July 2022


The Governing Board are seeking to appoint a new Headteacher.

We would like to recruit our new Headteacher so that they can start in January 2023, or sooner. Please click on the following links for the relevant information and application form.

The closing date for applications is: 12:00 noon Monday, 27th June, 2022 

(Applicants will be notified of shortlisting for interview by 4th July, 2022.)

The interviews will be held over 2 days on: 11th & 12th July, 2022.


Visits to the school can be arranged by calling the School office on 01803 613296 or by emailing

Privacy notice for job applicants

Under data protection law, individuals have a right to be informed about how the School uses any personal data we hold about them. We comply with this right by providing ‘privacy notices’ (sometimes called ‘fair processing notices’) to individuals where we are processing their personal data.

Click on the link below for a full explanation on how we collect, store and use personal data about individuals applying for jobs at our school.