Trust Vacancies


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 the town of Teignmouth, 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.

– Childcare voucher scheme
– Cycle scheme
– Free parking
– Local Government Pension Scheme
– Dartmoor National Park within 30mins of each school
– 5-10 minute walk to Teignmouth seafront
– 10 minutes from M5 motorway
– Excellent rail and bus links within town
– 20 min drive from Exeter Airport
– Home to historic Teignmouth Pier and world famous rock band Muse
– Work in a popular and thriving seaside town

– Investment in resources and facilities
– Outstanding IT infrastructure
– Free Occupational Health referrals
– Free refreshments
– Free branded staff coat
– Free use of on site Fitness Suite (Exeter Rd)
– Food allowance for approved duties
– Top quality personal support
– In house HR and Finance expertise
– Staff iPads (Mill Lane)

– 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
– Large proportion of all leadership posts are recruited internally

Current vacancies

Teignmouth Community School, Mill Lane

ASD Teaching Assistant – September 2019

TEMPORARY (Linked to External Funding)
NJC – Point 4
30 hours per week, 39 weeks per annum

Teignmouth Community School, Mill Lane, are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant with previous experience of working with autistic pupils, to support children with ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) and SEN within our school. The successful applicant will be required to support individuals on a 1:1 basis, assisting with classwork, behaviour management and helping pupils with their daily routine.

We are looking for experienced teaching assistant who can contribute to the support plans in place for autistic students in the school. You will need to have experience working with children, and be able to build a good rapport with children. The ability to work effectively as part of the SEN team, and use your initiative, is essential. The role will be both challenging and rewarding for the successful candidate.

Responsibilities/duties/skills to includebut are not limited to:

  • Be creative and have the ability to adapt to changing situations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to deal with challenging behaviour
  • Preparing learning materials under the supervision of the teacher
  • Working inside or outside the classroom with individuals or groups
  • Adapting support according to needs
  • Looking after children’s physical, social and emotional welfare
  • Support learners in talking about their learning needs with teachers
  • Build relationships with learners, their families, and other professionals

Osprey Learning Trust is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults. If successful, you will undergo an Enhanced Level DBS check.

For an application form, or any further information about the role, please contact Scott Deeming by email email hidden; JavaScript is required or by telephone on 01626 772320

Closing Date for applications: Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Interviews w/c: Monday 23rd September 2019