7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    23 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    29 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

Permanent, Full Time Class Teacher
Required from September 2021
Applications are welcomed from Experienced Teachers and NQTs

Are you looking for a fresh challenge?
Would you like to join Ashwood in our exciting journey of change?

Are you the sort of teacher to -
Transform your classroom into Narnia?
Dress up as Harry Potter or gatecrash an assembly as a superhero?
Organise a sleep-over with a book?
Plan an enriching experience which raises aspirations?
We believe that all pupils are entitled to high quality learning experiences, where barriers are removed.
Qualities we are looking for:
• A risk taker
• Have a ‘whatever it takes attitude’ to remove barriers to learning
• Reflective practitioner
• Research driven
• Passionate about making a difference
• A team player with a sense of humour
In return, we can offer you:
• A collaborative ethos, working with other schools and colleagues to develop day to day practice
• High quality CPD
• A chance to be part of an exciting journey
• Children who are kind, warm and enthusiastic about their learning
• High quality CPD through our Trust’s two Teaching Schools, Research School and National Maths Hub status
• The support of a high performing and diverse academy Trust, comprising primary, secondary and special
education provision
• Rich and varied career development opportunities
• A chance to innovate in order to make a real difference for our Ashwood children

Employee benefits

Teachers Pension, Perkbox

Applying for the job

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found by visiting satrust.com/vacancies

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
628 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01332 348356

About Ashwood Spencer Academy

Ashwood Spencer Academy part of Spencer Academies Trust
Amber Street, Derby, DE24 8FT.
Ashwood is a friendly primary academy in the Southern Derbyshire community of Osmaston. The Principal is Mrs Baines-Chambers. Children are welcomed from early years through to 11
We are dedicated to providing exemplary teaching and learning for all our children. Our DREAM curriculum ensures creativity is at its heart- encouraging oracy, tolerance and collaboration. Our aim is to develop respectful individuals, who aspire to follow their DREAMs.

Ashwood is a magical place that offers enriching experiences within a loving and stimulating environment. At Ashwood we value our close relationships with our parents, governors and the community; working in partnership to enable our pupils to have the best possible start in their educational journey.

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. We have a successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning which ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. The Trust mission statement 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:
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 Ashwood Spencer Academy

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact head@ashwoodspencer.co.uk or call 01332 348356

School location

Amber Street, Derby, DE24 8FT

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