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Staff Vacancies

Orchard Manor School is part of the Special Partnership Trust group of acadamised Schools.  We are a residential school 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 and by ensure 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.  With both day and residential places we are committed to keeping every child at the centre of everything we do and to build a centre of excellence in SEN provision.

Are you passionate about educating and caring for pupils so 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. 

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  • 21/10/21

    Headteacher for Pencalenick School, Part of the Special Trust Partnership

    This is a rare and exciting leadership opportunity to lead a highly acclaimed special school into its next stage of development and to play a key role in the future leadership of the Special Partnership Trust. Pencalenick School is set in a beautiful location close to the Cathedral City of Truro in...
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  • 14/10/21

    Part-Time Catering Assistant

    We have a part-time vacancy for a catering assistant to work in the school kitchens, hours to be agreed with candidates at interview. The successful candidate will be required to work in either of the two school kitchens and to provide a professional and friendly service to students and staff at the...
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  • 13/10/21

    Teaching Assistants

    We particularly welcome applications from those with experience and training in the early years sector and those with experience of working with children and young people in mainstream or specialist settings.
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