Otter Valley Federation

Believing and Achieving Together to be The Best We Can Be

Job Vacancy - Executive Headteacher

The Governors of Otter Valley Federation are looking to appoint a talented and capable Executive Headteacher, to lead our Federation, from 1st January 2023.

We are a two school Federation, comprised of Feniton and Tipton St John Church of England Primary Schools in East Devon.

The schools have a distinctive Christian ethos based around our Federation’s vision, and individual school values. We work closely with our local learning community and have strong ties with out two local churches. We are true to our school’s Christian vision and this is at the core of school life.

We have a strong and committed staff team who put our children at the heart of all we do, supporting them the be the best they can be. All staff are dedicated to continuously developing their knowledge and practice and this is a particularly strong feature of all areas of the federation.

We are looking for committed, talented individuals to apply. More information can be found, in the attached information pack. To arrange a tour at both of our schools, please contact Nikki Ashdown, Executive Business Manager on 01404 850303 or via

Tour dates: TBC

Closing date for applications: 1st July 2022 by 12pm

Completed applications should be returned to the Clerk to Governors:

Applicants will be notified of shortlisting for interview by Tuesday 5th July

Interview Date: 13th and 14th July 2022

  • Ethos

    The Federation shares a strong ethos:

    We aim to reflect God's love, "I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full."

    John 10:10