Teacher Vacancy 0.6

About the Role:

Become a member of our dynamic and caring team - focused on building positive relationships to ensure that all children in our care leave school with the knowledge, skills and character traits that make them happy, life–long learners.


We want our children to dream ‘big’ and know that they can fulfil their individual desires through self-belief, determination and courage. Through developing a challenging, exciting curriculum we empower everyone to strive for excellence in all they do.


This post will be fixed-term in the first instance becoming permanent after a probationary period. It is a job share with our Deputy Headteacher in a Year 3 class. This position would suit an enthusiastic, organised teacher, who is up to date with current pedagogy and embraces new ideas to meet a range of learning needs across the school. A sense of humour is essential!


We welcome applications from all teachers - we celebrate diversity and the tremendous enrichment and energy new staff bring.

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional teacher to work with our children in partnership with the Headteacher, staff, children, community and Governors to continually raise achievement and aspirations. We would welcome someone who has high expectations of individual achievement  and is committed to the belief that every child can and will succeed.


Visits to the school are encouraged and welcomed. To arrange a visit or a conversation with the Headteacher please call the school office or email: head@st-day.cornwall.sch.uk


About us:
St Day and Carharrack Primary School is a one form entry school in a beautiful location on the edge of the vibrant former mining village of St Day and serves both St Day and Carharrack, together with the wider catchment area. It is located within easy travel of Redruth, Falmouth and Cornwall’s capital, Truro. The school proudly boasts one of the largest playing fields in the county and has its own quiet garden and woodland space. We place great emphasis on a creative curriculum and outdoors to promote a love of learning and develop children’s intellectual curiosity.


Visit us to see how you could contribute to our continual school improvement journey as we strive to make our school an exceptional place to be - for all to succeed.


About you:
We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and will be assessed against the Childcare Disqualification Regulations.

To apply

Please download the application form and return the completed forms direct to the St Day & Carharrack Primary School.

Application form

Job description

Person specification


• The application form including the names and addreses of two referees should be returned to the school office or emailed  to Susannah Storey, head@st-day.cornwall.sch.uk by midnight on Sunday 8th December.
• Shortlisting will take place on Monday 9th December - shortlisted candidates will be contacted on this day.
• Interviews will be held on Wednesday 11th December.