We are seeking a Head Teacher for our school from September 2022.
Please see the information below.
If you have any questions, or would like to arrange a tour of the school, please telephone 01752 773521.


Mary Dean’s Church of England Primary School and Nursery

Mary Dean Avenue, Tamerton Foliot, Plymouth PL5 4LS

Start date : Sept 2022                                                                                   

Number on roll : 326

Salary Range : L15-L22  


Following the planned retirement of our well-respected Head Teacher, the governing body and school community are offering an exciting opportunity to lead our village school. Plymouth is Britain’s Ocean City and we have Dartmoor National Park on our doorstep.

Mary Dean’s C of E Primary School and Nursery is rated as a Good school, with a strong Christian ethos, which is ambitious for further development in the future.


Our next Head Teacher must be: -


  • A good communicator who nurtures a culture of high expectations and well-being and has a commitment to maintain and develop the distinctive Christian character of the school

  • A proficient teacher, as well as a leader

  • Supportive of developing and managing our Local Authority school. Able to develop links with a range of other schools and organisations

  • Visible and lead by example   – when necessary, rolling up sleeves and getting fully involved  


We will offer you: -


  • A Good school with aspiration to further develop

  • A school with a village feel with extensive outside space and opportunities to grow 

  • Long serving staff who are passionate and dedicated  

  • A strong and pro-active governing body 

  • Supportive parents

  • An active and hard-working PTFA 

  • A supportive village and church community 

  • Happy thriving children with well-managed behaviour  


We would be delighted to show you our lovely school. Please ring 01752 773521 to make an appointment.  An application form and further information is available from our website -www.marydeansprimaryschool.co.uk


Mary Dean’s C of E Primary School and Nursery 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 must also read our Safeguarding policy before applying.


Closing date: Thursday 10 February 2022 at 10.00am

Shortlisting:  Tuesday 15 February

Interviews:  Monday 28 February 2022 and Tuesday 1 March 2022


A school family, learning for life in all its fullness

We are always looking for suitable people to join our MTA team.

Positions are often available for full time or on a cover basis.


Please complete the application form and return it to the school office if you are interested in becoming an MTA.

Thank you.