We are very proud to have a highly dedicated and skilled workforce and we appreciate the importance of every role across the school.
All offers of employment are subject to a full recruitment process, we do not accept speculative CVs.
Our recruitment process includes application, interview, employment checks, including vigorous safeguarding checks and an induction process.
All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure Barred Service check and all references will be obtained and verified.


Tavistock Community Primary and Nursery School, Plymouth Road, Tavistock Devon PL19 8BX

Start date Sept 2022                                                                                  

Number on roll – 394

Salary Range - £61,166 - £70,745

Following the planned retirement of a well-respected and long-serving headteacher, the governing body, staff and pupils, are offering an exciting opportunity to lead this larger than average good maintained school which is situated in the heart of its community on the edge of Dartmoor.

We are looking for an individual who: -

  •        Is passionate about education
  •        Is a strong and approachable leader who respects the strengths of those around them
  •        Is a good communicator who is supportive towards the development of effective relationships within the community, using a range of strategies
  •        Is a creative leader who maintains and nurtures a culture of high expectation and well-being

We will offer you: -

  •      A dedicated and experienced staff who work very closely together
  •      Happy and enthusiastic children with pride in their school and community
  •      A nurturing environment where every child is enabled to reach their potential
  •      A committed and pro-active governing body
  •      A strong community of parents who care and support school
  •      An opportunity to further develop our school

We would be delighted to show you our lovely school. Please ring 01822 616044 to make an appointment.  

Tavistock Community Primary and Nursery School is committed to equal opportunities.  Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

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 check is required for all successful candidates. All candidates should also read our Safeguarding policy

before applying.


Please send completed applications to:

Mrs Karen Powell, Ty Bryn, Parkhouse, Trellech, NP25 4QX. Or via email Karen.Powell@btinternet.com

                Closing date: - Monday 31 January 2022 at 10.00am         Interviews 3 and 4 March 2022