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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.


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


Nurture Vacancies

We currently seeking a dedicated Teacher and HLTA to come and work alongside our talented SEN team to lead our expanding Nurture Unit ‘The Burrow'.

Please apply by 24th January, 2022 using the links below. The interview date is to be arranged but visits to our School can be arranged, with notice, social distancing to be adhered to.

If you would like to arrange a visit or have any queries please email us:  

Year 6 Teacher Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy for this position. The closing date is 12 p.m. 4th February, 2022. Visits can be arranged with notice. (Masks will need to be worn inside, please)

Interviews to be held in the week beginning 7th February, 2022.

For more information and the application form, please click on the links below.

Kickstart Scheme

The Kickstart Scheme is a new programme launched by the government to deliver funding for employers offering new job roles for 16-24 years olds who are currently in receipt of Universal Credit. The programme is aimed at preventing young people who are currently unemployed facing long term unemployment. 

We are pleased to be able to offer vacancies under this scheme. Please click on the following links for all of the information.

To apply please click on the support staff application form below.


Catering Assistant:;jobs&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjm2vj09c70AhWHbsAKHVgqAAkQudcGKAJ6BAgeECs#fpstate=tldetail&htilrad=3.21868&htivrt=jobs&htidocid=fbLPPeHYen47DFunAAAAAA%3D%3D


Painter and Decorator Assistant:;jobs&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjm2vj09c70AhWHbsAKHVgqAAkQudcGKAJ6BAgeECs#fpstate=tldetail&htilrad=3.21868&htivrt=jobs&htidocid=fGJ6RRtaHSb3Fo50AAAAAA%3D%3D


Maintenance and Facilities Assistant:;jobs&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjm2vj09c70AhWHbsAKHVgqAAkQudcGKAJ6BAgeECs#fpstate=tldetail&htivrt=jobs&htidocid=lxz9CKPAbyVYAvZSAAAAAA%3D%3D

Support Staff Application Form

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.