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

Teignmouth Community School, Exeter Road

Teacher of MFL (Maternity)

Osprey Learning Trust is seeking to appoint a Teacher of MFL (Maternity). 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 role may also include a small number of PSHE lessons.

Being responsible to the Head of Faculty, the post holder will contribute towards delivering the curriculum by:

  • Teaching high quality, engaging lessons which promote student progress.
  • Using accurate and robust assessment and tracking methods.
  • Demonstrating good subject and curriculum knowledge in French (KS3) and Spanish (KS3 and KS4).
  • Contributing to the shared vision of the department and wider school.
  • Promoting the ethos and values of TCS.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have high expectations for achievement and behaviour that inspire, motivate and challenge students.
  • Be able to plan, deliver and measure the impact of their teaching and learning.
  • Be reflective and committed to continuing to develop their practice.
  • Be able to motivate and work with a range of students to enable every child to fulfil their potential.
  • Be proactive and build positive relationships with students, staff and parents.

Osprey Learning Trust is a wonderful place to work and is full of staff who are dedicated to improving the life chances of every pupil that attends it’s 5 schools. We work closely with all schools within the Osprey Learning Trust and are part of a wider family who all believe passionately in Excellence in Learning.

Our vision is to provide EXCELLENCE IN LEARNING for all schools within the trust. This is achieved:

through purposeful COLLABORATION

by having aspirational CURRICULUMS

from being at the heart of its COMMUNITY

If you share these visions then we very much welcome your application for this post.

Application Pack | PDF

Application Form | Word

Closing Date: Thursday 30th July 2020

Interviews: W/C 3rd August 2020

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Receptionist

Osprey Learning Trust is seeking to appoint a Receptionist. The post holder will be responsible for liaising with stakeholders, often being the first person a parent or visitor sees, the first voice they hear over the telephone or the first message they receive via email. It is important that the post holder therefore conducts themselves in a professional and knowledgeable manner to give parents and visitors to the School a good first impression.

Being responsible to the Office Manager, the post holder will contribute towards safeguarding by providing:

  • An accurate record of people on site
  • Handling confidential correspondence with discretion
  • An initial point of contact for the school

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an excellent communicator, both written and verbally
  • Be highly organised
  • Be approachable and empathetic

Osprey Learning Trust is a wonderful place to work and is full of staff who are dedicated to improving the life chances of every pupil that attends it’s 5 schools. We work closely with all schools within the Osprey Learning Trust and are part of a wider family who all believe passionately in Excellence in Learning.

Our vision is to provide EXCELLENCE IN LEARNING for all schools within the trust. This is achieved:

through purposeful COLLABORATION

by having aspirational CURRICULUMS

from being at the heart of its COMMUNITY

If you share these visions then we very much welcome your application for this post.

Application Pack | PDF

Application Form | Word

Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 3rd August 2020

Interviews: W/C 3rd August 2020

Salary details:   Grade B

Job term:  Permanent

Appointment type:  Part Time

Hours: 20 hours per week, 40 weeks per annum, term time + 1 week (12-4.00pm Monday – Friday)

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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).

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Kenn C of E Primary School

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Cockwood Primary School

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Teignmouth Community School, Mill Lane

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