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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 February 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/ UPS plus TLR 2b (currently £5243)

Additional allowances

TLR 2b - currently £5243

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Head of Sixth Form to join our Sixth Form Team at The Spires College. This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspiring teacher who is ready for the next step in their career. It would suit an ambitious teacher who has established themselves as an excellent classroom practitioner with strong interpersonal skills and is now seeking the opportunity to further progress in their career.

At The Spires College we strongly believe in the power of education to transform lives. If you always aim to inspire and enthuse students and are dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people by improving students’ experience beyond your own classroom then please come and join us.

The successful applicant will:

  • share and uphold the college’s very high expectations;
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner, who is able to teach a National Curriculum subject at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5;
  • be committed to working collaboratively with colleagues, students and parents;
  • be confident in your ability to support and develop colleagues;
  • be able to develop the strong professional relationships that underpin effective pastoral care;
  • be effective in prioritising and managing competing demands on your time;
  • be enthusiastic about giving young people the best possible start in life.

What the school offers its staff

The College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be. We are committed to staff’s professional development and invest heavily in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners.

We offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a supportive, effective team;
  • the opportunity to be integral to college improvement;
  • excellent professional development and a wide range of professional opportunities, including significant leadership development opportunities;
  • a high level of support for all new staff;
  • a friendly, supportive environment;
  • an exciting and fulfilling place to work in a friendly environment;
  • a modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities;
  • further benefits including free access to the college gym, discounts for external gym memberships and retailers, a salary sacrifice scheme to assist with high value transport and tech purchases and access to a 24 hour employee assistance programme.

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 Bilateral School with a selective stream. We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do.

Further details about the role

For further details about the college and the role, please see the attached brochure.

Commitment to safeguarding

The college is committed to safeguarding and to the promotion of the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure with barred list information.

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About The Spires College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1159 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01803 400660

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 bilateral school with a selective stream.

We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do.

As a School we are committed the professional development of our staff and invest heavily in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners.

The College is committed to safeguarding all of its students. All staff are required to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures and regularly undertake a full enhanced DBS check.

Arranging a visit to The Spires College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@thespirescollege.com.

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