Here at the Deaf Academy we have a unique culture.  Child and employee development is at the core of what we do.  We inspire the next generation to incredible things. Our team create a positive, stimulating environment to enable our young children to thrive. We’re looking for extraordinary people to help shape our future.  If you don’t see any vacancies relevant to you, please keep an eye out on this page. We regularly update our vacancies with all the relevant information. 

Here you can find all of our latest vacancies. Click here to find out more.

Work Experience

The Academy is always delighted to receive enquires regarding work experience. In fact, some of our staff members choose to embark on a career with the Academy following a very positive period of work experience.

We encourage interest from people from all backgrounds including those who may be studying BSL, to those on a formal teaching qualification which requires a period of work placement. Previously we have also hosted placements for those within Year 10 or Year 11 of their academic studies and for those who may be at College studying Health and Social Care.

To register your interest in work experience please contact for an application form.

Please note placements cannot be guaranteed and you may be requested to attend an interview.


Take a look at our  Volunteer page to find out more about volunteering with us.

Current vacancies

Supply/Bank Residential Support Workers
Hours: Part Time
Salary: DOE – £8.78 to £9.70 per hour

The Deaf Academy staff team are talented and dedicated and they transform the lives of young Deaf people in the heart of Devon. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and pro-active individuals to join our “bank” of Residential Support Workers, who will be based in our Children Care Home (Progress House).

Progress House is a 52 week provision, operating 365 days per year and which was recently graded as “Good” by Ofsted. This opportunity would suit those looking to combine part-time ad-hoc work with their studies or other supply/bank work.


More information...

Can you demonstrate:

  • An inspiring personality who really wants to make a difference to young people’s lives.
  • Experience or desire to work within a Care setting.
    Commitment to implement change to improve service standards.
  • The drive and motivation to achieve outstanding outcomes for the young people we support.
    We will offer:
  • The opportunity to join a committed team of professionals working together to secure positive
    outcomes for our young people.
  • A positive working environment which promotes development and innovation.
  • The opportunity to be part of an exciting new development within our residential Care provision.
  • Access to a high level of training and development including Level 3 Diploma in Residential Child Care and British Sign Language training. 
For more information

Please contact Matt Bryan, Human Resources Manager on

Download our application form here.

Closing date for applications: Ongoing

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults; as such an enhanced DBS disclosure is required. The Academy is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion for all its students and staff. (Registered Charity No.1124523)