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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. 

  • 01/07/22

    SEN Teacher (KS1/2)

    We are seeking to appoint an excellent experienced SEN practitioners to teach in KS1/2. You will be required to demonstrate good primary practice and be able to facilitate the ongoing progress and development of this class in a range of learning and personal development programmes. Experience of wor...
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  • 30/06/22

    Outdoor Education Lead (Instructor)

    We are looking to appoint an Outdoor Education Lead to join our staff team. Our Outdoor Education Lead will be responsible for leading daily Outdoor Education classes for pupils of all ages. The successful candidate will be passionate about developing children’s outdoor skills alongside their...
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  • 29/06/22

    Higher Level Teaching Assistant (with supervisory responsibilities)

    We are recruiting for a HLTA, to provide support pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning. We are looking for someone who enjoys working with pupils on a one to one basis, and has experience of working with children who have autism or complex needs. Our ideal candidate would...
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  • 28/06/22

    SEN EYFS Teacher (Part time)

    We are seeking to appoint an excellent experienced EYFS practitioner to start as soon as possible. You will be required have a sound knowledge of the EYFS and primary curriculum. You will be required to facilitate the ongoing progress and development of this class in a range of learning and personal...
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  • 28/06/22

    SEN Teacher (KS3/4)

    We are seeking to appoint two excellent experienced SEN practitioners to teach in KS3/4. You will be required to demonstrate good primary practice and be able to facilitate the ongoing progress and development of this class in a range of learning and personal development programmes. Experience of wo...
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