Trust Vacancies

Osprey Learning Trust - The employer of choice

Joining our Trust means so much more than working for just one school. Osprey Learning Trust is a successful growing family of schools that play a part in shaping our culture within South Devon.

A career with us has many opportunities. We are passionate in supporting staff with their professional development and well-being. We believe that the more we invest in our staff, the more successful we will become as an educational Trust.

We want the best for our stakeholders and have many opportunities and rewards on offer.

Benefits
– Childcare voucher scheme
– Cycle scheme
– Dartmoor National Park within 30mins of each school
– Coastal locations
– 10 minutes from M5 motorway
– Excellent rail and bus links
– 20 min drive from Exeter Airport

Incentives
– Investment in resources and facilities
– Free Occupational Health referrals
– Free use of on site Fitness Suite (Exeter Rd)
– Food allowance for approved duties
– In house HR and Finance expertise
– Staff iPads (Mill Lane)

CPD And Progression
– Personalised training programmes
– New staff/PGCE Induction programmes
– Middle leader training opportunities
– Mentor programmes
– Strong links with external groups such as PiXL, Challenge Partners and South West Teaching School Alliance
– Strong links within the local learning community

Trust Vacancies

Director/Local Governance Vacancies

We currently have vacancies on the Osprey Learning Trust board of directors, as well as on our local governance boards.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you:

  • Are interested in children’s education and the performance of a group of schools
  • Have an enquiring mind, and has the confidence to ask questions and debate issues that have an impact on the quality of education we provide
  • Can consider matters strategically, objectively and can make informed judgements
  • Have an enthusiastic and proactive attitude
  • Are able to work well as part of a team

What is the role of our governance boards?

The board of directors is the governing body for all the schools within the Trust and has three core functions:

  1. Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction;
  2. Holding the Chief Executive Officer and other executive leaders to account for the educational performance of the Trust’s schools and their pupils, and the performance management of its staff; and
  3. Overseeing the financial performance of the Trust and making sure its money is well

We currently have five schools within our Trust:

  • Teignmouth Community School, Exeter Road
  • Teignmouth Community School, Mill Lane
  • Cockwood Primary School
  • Kenton Primary School
  • Kenn CofE Primary School

What does the role offer?

  • A chance to develop your own personal skills
  • Access to free training in respect of education and governance matters

In practice, what will I be expected to do?

  • Regularly attend governance or board meetings, having read the information submitted electronically in advance of the meeting so that you can ask relevant questions and provide appropriate challenge to executive leaders during the meetings. The information submitted in advance consists of reports, from a number of sources to help you form an opinion of how our schools are performing and the key issues they are facing;
  • Attend appropriate training and read information updates to help you understand your role;
  • Use your skills and knowledge to be part of a committee or portfolio holder. We have a number of different committees and portfolios within the LGBs and Trust board – they include Finance, Audit, Resources, Safeguarding, Welfare, Personnel, Educational Outcomes, to name a few;
  • Provide feedback on the efficiency of the governance structure;
  • You may also be asked to make occasional school visits and/or to occasionally meet with staff to help monitor a specific area of responsibility (e.g. safeguarding).

If you are interested, or know someone who would be, please email scott.deeming@teignmouthschool.co.uk and we can explain the different roles available.

Application Form | Word Doc

Teignmouth Community School, Exeter Road

Teacher of Science

Osprey Learning Trust is seeking to appoint a Teacher of Science. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of teaching and learning of allocated classes across KS3, KS4 (biology, chemistry, physics) and KS5 (physics only). This will include planning, preparation and assessment for all allocated classes and will involve the successful candidate contributing to the development of the department. The vacancy is for a 0.7 FTE contract (negotiable for the right candidate) commencing in September 2021.

The closing date is 9am on 19th April.

Advert for Teacher of Science

Osprey Application Form Teachers

Teacher of Maths 

Osprey Learning Trust is seeking to appoint a teacher of Maths. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of teaching and learning of allocated classes across KS3 and KS4. This will include planning, preparation and assessment for all allocated classes and will involve the successful candidate contributing to the development of the department. The vacancy is for a 0.5 FTE contract (negotiable for the right candidate) commencing in September 2021.

The closing date is 9am on 19th April.

Advert for teacher of Maths 

Osprey Application Form Teachers

Teacher of History

Osprey Learning Trust is seeking to appoint a teacher of History. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of teaching and learning of allocated classes across KS3 and KS4. This will include planning, preparation and assessment for all allocated classes and will involve the successful candidate contributing to the development of the department. There may be an opportunity to teach some KS3 Religious Studies or A Level Philosophy for the right candidate. The vacancy is for a permanent 0.5 FTE contract commencing in September 2021.

The closing date is 9am on 19th April.

Advert for teacher of History 

Osprey Application Form Teachers

Teignmouth Community School, Mill Lane

Headteacher

Osprey Learning Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional individual with vision, energy and inspirational leadership to the position of Headteacher at Teignmouth Community School, Mill Lane. We are looking for the successful candidate to start in September 2021.

The closing date is noon on 19th April 2021.
Interviews will be held in the week commencing 26th April 2021.

 

TCS ML Headteacher March 2021 – Chair of Governors letter

TCS ML Headteacher March 2021 – CEO Letter

TCS ML Headteacher March 2021 – Advert and particulars

Ofsted 2017 – Short Inspection Letter

Osprey-Application-Form-Teachers

Kenn C of E Primary School

Currently no vacancies

Cockwood Primary School

Clerk to the Governing Body

The Osprey Learning Trust and Cockwood Primary School are looking to appoint a Clerk to the Governing Board – someone who is enthusiastic, shows initiative and either has existing knowledge of Governing Board procedures and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to provide efficient administrative support.

 

Clerk to Governors Job Description

Clerk to Governors Job Advert

Osprey Application Form Support Staff

Kenton Primary School

Currently no vacancies

ALIVE Health

Currently no vacancies