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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Director of Teaching and Learning (Secondary) job summary

Salary: Competitive

Interviews to be held 4/5 October 2022

As we continue to grow and enhance our school improvement model, this is a new and exciting opportunity for an experienced leader to join our Secondary Education Team, led by a Strategic Director of Academies for Secondary, working across nine academies based in Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Peterborough and Lincolnshire, many with Post 16 provision.

The Role is a combination of school improvement, governance and strategic system leadership. It will involve working primarily with academy senior leaders for the quality of teaching & learning and the curriculum as well as Principals, other senior and middle leaders and practitioners to effectively self-evaluate and deliver high quality education provision, through robust and ambitious improvement work.

Your duties will include working across all academies working closely with members of the secondary team, which consists of two Education Directors, a Director of Vocational Curriculum and two advisers who support with Careers & Employability. The main purpose of the role is to:

  • To provide the vision and leadership for improving learning within the secondary phase, notably for those pupils who face additional barriers such as high levels of disadvantage
  • To steer the Education Assurance Board alongside the Education Director
  • Develop Trust wide strategies and provide bespoke support to Principals and academy leaders on the best ways to improve teaching, learning and progress of pupils
  • Be accountable with other leaders for improving the quality of education across the secondary schools
  • Develop relationships and collaborate with external partners

Whilst there are phase specific teams, GAT has a 3-19 education strategy, with opportunities to work with colleagues from primary and special.

About you:

An outstanding an inspirational leader, who is committed to the GAT ethos, with a passion for ensuring that all pupils achieve their potential. You will have a proven track record of raising pupil attainment, improving the quality of teaching and learning and up to date knowledge of secondary education and national policy through recent successful leadership experience as a Principal/senior leader or comparable adviser/improvement partner. Ideally, you will have experience across a range of school contexts, including those serving the most disadvantaged communities.

If you share our ethos and wish to be part of a great team, we look forward to hearing from you. To apply, please visit our website. If you would like further information or to talk through the role in further detail, please contact Sarah Mills, Strategic Director of Academies, Secondary by emailsarah.mills@greenwoodacademies.org

We can offer an agile working environment; with a mix of home working and based at our Academies. Due to the nature of the role, you will be required to travel therefore, a full driving license and own transport is essential.

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About Greenwood Academies Trust

Multi-academy trust

Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is a large Multi-academy Trust, with 36 academies and over 17,000 pupils. We focus on transforming the life chances of our pupils by ensuring that every child can succeed, despite the challenges they may face.

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