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St James CofE Primary and Nursery School

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St James CofE Primary and Nursery School


As the school grows, we will be recruiting staff to education and support roles. 


All vacancies will be advertised on this page.



St James is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All positions are subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfatory references and medical clearance.




Recruitment is now open for our new nursery team.


Based in a brand-new build to the east of Okehampton, this is an outstanding opportunity to develop new provision to the very highest standards. You will join a supportive, committed team with a passion for securing the best outcomes for children. We need creative, enthusiastic practitioners who can help us to develop high quality child centred provision that is stimulating, secure, safe – and, very importantly, fun!


A number of roles are available:

  • Foundation Stage Practitioner (Level 3) x 2
  • Foundation Stage Worker (Level 2)
  • Nursery Administrator


In addition, we are currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant / Foundation Stage Practitioner to support the Foundation Class and provide occasional cover for the nursery.


If you are qualified, motivated, caring and flexible , we'd like to hear from you! To apply, please see the application pack and use the application form below. Alternatively you can contact the school for a copy.


Closing date for applications: 12 June 2019

Interviews to be held on: 19 June 2019




Would you like a new and exciting job that fits in with your children’s school hours?
St James Church of England Primary and Nursery School are looking for an enthusiastic School Meals Catering Assistant to start ASAP.

As Catering Assistant, you will collect meals from Okehampton Primary School and deliver and serve at St James. Duties will include setting up tables, serving lunch, washing dishes and general kitchen duties. Driving will be an essential element of this role.

If you have a professional flexible approach and take pride in providing a catering service that’s second to none, then we want to hear from you. Full training will be provided.
Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS before employment can commence – cost of which is paid for by the school.

The position is for 10 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only (38 weeks of the year).

For more information or to apply please call the school on 07783 591535 or email
Job Type: Part-time, Temporary in the first instance, subject to job review.

Closing date: There is no set closing date for this vacancy - please contact the school if you are interested.