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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - This is a fixed term contract up to August 2024, with the possibility to extend or become permanent based on future funding confirmation.

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A proven track record of securing improvement in the quality of teaching and learning Experience of design and delivering professional development programmes
  • Relevant Degree and QTS
  • Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
  • A highly effective teacher whose practice inspires and develops others
  • Ability to lead on staff development
  • Up to date knowledge of what research tells us about teaching and learning in education
  • Excellent management, motivational and communication skills that inspire high ambition throughout the school

What the school offers its staff

Teacher Pension

Further details about the role

We have an exciting new role within our team where we want to recruit a talented and driven educator skilled in staff training to join our work to serve schools across the region, and beyond.

Due to the expansion of work, the Spencer Alliance for Leadership and Teaching (SALT) is looking to appoint a new Associate Leader. We are a family of organisations committed to high quality professional development through our work as: the Spencer Teaching School Hub; George Spencer Academy SCITT; Spencer Apprenticeships; the Maths Hub East Midlands West and the Derby Research School.

We are diverse range of professionals from primary, secondary and special school contexts passionate about making a difference through training and professional development for trainees, apprentices, teachers, school support staff and leaders. We are excited about welcoming a new member into our team!

We welcome internal or external candidates who wish to work with us from their current role on secondment, or applications as a fixed term contract (with the possibility to extend or become permanent based on future funding confirmation.)

There are two strands to the role:

  • 2.5 days as the George Spencer SCITT Deputy Director
  • 2.5 days as a Lead Facilitator across the SALT Team

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About George Spencer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1651 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

George Spencer Academy Spencer Academies Trust A World Class School as designated in 2016 by DfE. Based in Stapleford, Nottingham and is over-subscribed with approximately 1500 students aged 11-18, with the possibility of further expansion. We have a national reputation for providing high quality education for students of all abilities, which has been consistently recognised in Ofsted inspections, most recently rated outstanding in 2010 and again in 2015. We were also one of the first Teaching schools in the country, run a highly successful SCITT , are the lead school for the East Midlands West Maths Hub and a designated World Class School. As the lead professional, you will need to take an outward facing approach, connecting every facet of the academy to the local and regional community including being the representative at key educational and community platforms. Spencer Academies Trust is an educational charity and academy sponsor which is committed to ensuring that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life. Our successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. Our mission statement for the Trust reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly-successful network of 17 schools (8 Secondary and 9 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire: Vision The Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, which provides an outstanding education for local children. Our Trust is a model of national excellence. We work collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes for all young people, in an environment where partnership is valued and success is celebrated. Our education delivers real life experiences for students, promotes independent enquiry and stimulates intellectual curiosity; whilst developing a strong sense of individual responsibility and a personal belief and confidence. All of our students fulfil their potential and make unparalleled progress. They are fully prepared for the next phase of their education and have unrivalled opportunities to become future leaders. We Believe: • All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development. • Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership. • We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Arranging a visit to George Spencer Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Lwilshere@george-spencer.notts.sch.uk.

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