Beaford Community

Primary and Nursery School

Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon EX19 8LJ

01805 603263


Vacancies at Beaford Community Primary & Nursery School

General Guidance

  • All of our vacancies are displayed on the website, we therefore do not accept speculative applications. We only accept applications completed on our official application forms.

  • Your application must be received by 12 noon on the closing date.

  • We do not accept CVs or late applications

  • No agencies please

  • To apply for the positions shown you can either email your application to or post a completed application form to the school at Beaford Community Primary & Nursery School, Beaford, Winkleigh, Devon, EX19 8LJ.  

  • Because of the large volume of applications we receive, it is not possible to reply to unsuccessful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been successful in securing an interview on this occasion. However, please do not let this dissuade you from applying for future vacancies should they arise.

Safeguarding Statement

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


DBS Checks and References

Enhanced DBS disclosures and satisfactory references are required for all staff and  volunteers.


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Current Vacancies


Required to start 1st September 2019.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced school leader with an exemplary teaching record to take on the Headship of our vibrant and innovative primary school. This is an exciting position which will provide an opportunity for a dynamic, forward thinking practitioner to put their skills into practice and contribute to the future development of our friendly village school.

Beaford Primary is an outstanding rural school, where emphasis is placed on supporting the whole child through every aspect of development. Our pupils, staff, parents and governors are keen to find a Headteacher who will recognise the strengths and values of the school and will build on these, thus ensuring that it continues to be a wonderful place to live and learn.

The successful candidate will be an inclusive practitioner with a passion for school improvement and the confidence to build on the rich curriculum provision already in place. The post will include a 0.4FTE teaching commitment. An understanding of principles of effective practice, good communication skills, an ability to inspire others and a passion for improving educational provision for children, are all essential requirements for this post.

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. Please call the school office on 01805 603263 to arrange an appointment.

An application form can be requested by contacting Jennifer Cartledge at Babcock LDP on 01392 287221 or emailing

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 a DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Closing date: 12th March 2019

Headteacher Applicant Information