See below for a list of our current vacancies here at School for Inspiring Talents.


Life Chance is keen to appoint a passionate, driven, and experienced class teacher to work at School for Inspiring Talents (SfIT), part of the Life Chance Group.


Our school is part of a growing chain of independent therapeutic day schools for pupils aged 5-16 years, who have experienced childhood trauma and/or adverse childhood experiences making it difficult for them to flourish within a mainstream setting, exhibiting Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties. Our school is currently split over two sites, one in Newton Abbot and one in Ashburton; and to ensure that we find the right candidate for our team, this appointment could be at either location or for any Key Stage.


Visits to our school to meet our team and students are welcomed and encouraged. Please email Stacey Preston at [email protected] to arrange a tour or with any further queries you may have.


Please complete the attached application form and submit to Stacey Preston by 9am on Friday 10th December.

Interview date: 15th December (subject to change if required)


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.


*Please note that in the case of a high volume of candidates applying only successful candidates that have been shortlisted to interview will be contacted.

Charity Manager

The Life Chance Trust is a new formed charity based in Devon, which aims to provide a range of support and financial assistance to young people between the age of 16-25 that have complex life histories and have experienced trauma.


The Charity is part of the Life Chance Group, which also consists of an Independent Therapeutic day school with two sites in Devon, Life Chance Training, and also Life Chance Care which offers private assessments for children to enable their needs to be better supported in a mainstream school environment.


Please note that this post is 20 hours per week, at our College House, Newton Abbot sites. Some flexibility for home working


The closing date is 3rd January 2022 and completed application forms should be emailed to Scarlett Guest, HR Assistant at [email protected]


School Administrator & Exams Officer

Providing administrative support to the school network, Executive Principal and senior leadership team.


Please send a completed application form to: [email protected]

Learning Support Assistant

School for Inspiring Talents is a vibrant, independent school in Devon supporting children and young people with Special Educational Needs (SEN) who have experienced trauma and adverse childhood experiences.


We are incredibly proud to be the first school in the UK to be awarded the Trauma and Mental Health Informed Schools Award by Trauma Informed Schools UK (TISUK). 


We are passionate about providing the appropriate support, nurture, and educational strategies to allow our inspiring young people to truly flourish. Working closely with families, we support every student to fulfil their social, emotional, and educational potential.


Our unique, therapeutic approach to education helps our students to overcome their barriers to learning, improving their life chances as they realise their ambitions.


Please email Stacey Preston at [email protected] with any further queries you may have or to arrange a visit to our school sites.

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