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 always 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.


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


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Current Vacancies

Early Years Practitioner Grade C

Full Time Fixed Term

2 days a week maternity leave (anticipated end date July 2020)

3 days a week to cover a temporary increase in workload until September 2020

 Start Date: January 2020

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, flexible, forward thinking practitioner to enhance and support learning in our purpose built Early Years Foundation Stage unit, under the guidance of the Early Years Teacher. We are proud of our creative, broad curriculum and this exciting position will provide an opportunity for an excellent practitioner to put their skills into practice and contribute to the continued development of our friendly village school. The role will involve contributing to planning for continuous provision, planning and leading group sessions for Nursery children and 2 year olds and providing the care and nurture needed by this age range.

Beaford Primary Community and Nursery School is an outstanding, rural, community school, where emphasis is placed on supporting the whole child through every aspect of development. Our Early Years Foundation Stage Unit includes Reception and three year olds, and we offer two sessions per week for two and half year olds and a stay and play session for children not yet in our Nursery. We aim to promote and develop lifelong learning for all through a challenging, personalised curriculum that is both creative and stimulating. We are looking for someone with the commitment and energy to complement our existing team.

An understanding of principles of effective practice, a reflective but dynamic approach, good communication skills and a passion for making a difference for all children are essential requirements for this post.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this committement.  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: 12 noon on Friday  15th November

Please email applications to

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


Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form