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Permanent KS1 Middle Leader Teacher Vacancy

Cockington Primary School, Torquay, Devon

Permanent KS1 Middle Leader Teacher Post

Main MPS, UPS with TLR

Cockington Primary School has a permanent vacancy for a full- time experienced teacher to join our team in September 2021 as a KS1 class teacher and year group Team Leader.

We can offer you a wonderful working environment, with a clear focus on teaching and learning, including high-quality professional development. We are a large school and part of a MAT, which gives our staff fantastic opportunities for development and promotion. Our school serves a diverse catchment and works hard to ensure that all children thrive and grow. The children are amazing and we know you will feel a deep sense of satisfaction from providing the right environment for them to succeed.

We are looking for a teacher who has the ability to inspire, support and develop our whole school community. We invite candidates who are experienced in middle leadership and have high expectations of themselves and those around them. Our Team Leaders are central to the culture of excellent teaching in the school and play a key role in whole school development. The right candidate will place great importance in developing strong relationships with the children, staff and community; be skilled in teaching and learning and have a deep-rooted passion for excellence in the curriculum.

You will be a teacher who:

  • Has the proven ability to successfully lead on teaching and learning in a team
  • Takes pride in developing strong relationships with children, staff and the wider community
  • Has ambition, energy and a passion for evidence-based practice
  • Is a strong and experienced teacher of phonics
  • Focuses on children’s personal development and embodies our school values

Set in the seaside town of Torquay, we have the beach at the end of our road and are situated close to the moors and countryside. We are within an easy commute from rural, seaside and city living and - because Torbay is such a popular holiday resort - we have a fabulous range of attractions, restaurants and transport links at our fingertips. We are also only 30 minutes away from Exeter Airport with routes to UK cities and worldwide destinations. We could offer a relocation package for the correct candidate.

To arrange a tour* or to have an informal chat about the post, please contact Julie or Beth on 01803 217866 or email: . NB Please note that the school is closed for the Easter holidays from 02 April to 18 April inclusive. *Tours available on 21st and 23rd April 2021. You can also view our website to find out more about our school.

Please visit the ‘Vacancies’ section of Coast Academies’ website: for further information and a downloadable application form. Completed application forms to be emailed to: by the closing date of 9.00 a.m. on Thursday 29 April 2021.

Interviews to be held week commencing 10th May 2021.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and full pre-employment checks.