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Staff Vacancies

Orchard Manor School is part of the Special Partnership Trust. We are a special school with a residential provision that caters for nearly 200 students aged 3-19. We provide education and care for pupils with communication and interaction difficulties, Autistic spectrum conditions and learning needs. Pupils attend either weekly residentially (Monday – Friday) or as day pupils.

Our motto is ‘We live and learn together’. This is achieved through working in partnership with all stakeholders and other relevant professionals. We treat each child as an individual by ensuring the learning opportunities are challenging and engaging. Our aim is to help each child enjoy education which will enable them to be successful members of the school and wider communities.

Our School is situated in beautiful woodland grounds, in the seaside town of Dawlish. We provide a wide range of opportunities to learn outside and offsite to enhance the education and care of our pupils.

We structure our curriculum around our students identified needs in order to enable them to develop holistically. Alongside academic progress we are committed to supporting our pupils to develop their; life and social skills, confidence and resilience and love of learning to promote their sense of achievement and self-worth. Our ultimate goal is that the young people who leave us are prepared for adulthood; whether that be employment, further education, training, or living as independently as possible contributing positively within their community.

Are you passionate about educating and caring for pupils so that they are equipped for the next stage of their lives? If so, you are just the person we need to join our talented team at Orchard Manor School. 

All current vacancies are listed below. 

Please also have a look at our Recruitment Brochure and ensure that you are familiar with our Online Check for Shortlisted Candidates which will be undertaken should you be successful.  

We look forward to hearing from you!

  • 18/01/23

    Assistant Headteacher/SENCO

    We are looking for an experienced and passionate future leader and SEN practitioner who will work to transform our pupils’ life chances.  Can you think strategically and train and develop others to be the best they can be?  Do you want to be part of a curriculum design team...
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  • 06/12/22

    Care Officer

    We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and committed person to join our care team.  The successful candidate will need to be tolerant, understanding, show care and concern whilst being firm and consistent.  They must not be over sensitive and a good sense of humour is essential.
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