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  • Start date details

    Easter start preferred, but could be September

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L6 - L10

What skills and experience we're looking for

Understanding how to use data to maximise achievement

Being a highly effective, qualified teacher

Experience leading a team and having impact for at least 2 years

A track record of contributing positively to whole school initiatives

What the school offers its staff

Teacher pension

Further details about the role

As part of the Extended Leadership Team, the Head of Sixth Form has overall responsibility for the recruitment, induction, retention and academic monitoring of all sixth form students. Primarily, having responsibility for the Year 13 cohort and line managing the Director of Learning for Year 12 and associated Learning Managers to secure excellent standards of achievement, attendance, punctuality and standards while supporting the personal development and well-being of all. The role requires strategic as well as operation elements and includes the astute evaluation of the effectiveness of teaching and learning at KS5, the KS5 curriculum and progress towards targets for students and staff in order to inform future priorities for the Sixth Form. This ensures that practices continue to improve the quality of education provided and meet the needs and aspirations of all students and help continue to raise standards of achievement in the academy. The post holder will lead and drive imaginative strategic initiatives based on the understanding of leading an ethos driven Sixth Form.

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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.

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