Senior Vice Principal (Achievement and Curriculum)

Hilton Spencer Academy, Derby, Derbyshire, DE65 5GH

2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Spring Term

  • Application deadline

    4 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

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  • View all Full timejobs - Hilton Spencer Academy is a 3/4 form entry primary school with almost 700 children on role in South Derbyshire. We wish to appoint a dynamic, innovative and inspirational senior leader to to be part of a journey to continue the development of the school in our quest to be outstanding.

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Senior Vice Principal (Achievement and Curriculum) job summary

Hilton Spencer Academy is a three / four-form entry primary school with almost 700 children on role in South Derbyshire. We wish to appoint a dynamic, innovative and inspirational senior leader to join our team to be part of a journey to continue the development of the school in our quest to be outstanding.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Is able to demonstrate consistently high-quality practice in a leadership capacity in order to support staff to enable pupils make good and outstanding progress
  • Is able to inspire, motivate, support and lead others to be the best that they can be
  • Believes in the whole child, as well as academic achievement
  • Is enthusiastic, resilient and will lead by example
  • Fosters exceptional behaviour and attitudes through the use of positive behaviour management and mutual respect
  • Is forward thinking and keen to continually assess and refine their practice and leadership skills

At Hilton Spencer Academy you will find:

  • A good school (OFSTED Jan 18)
  • A large, welcoming and inclusive school
  • Fantastic facilities and resources
  • A friendly and supportive team who plan and work collaboratively
  • Amazing children!

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest primary schools in Derbyshire.

We warmly welcome visits from potential candidates. Please call the school office on 01283 732334 to arrange a visit.

SAT is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 16000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2200 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.

We currently have 15 primary academies, 8 secondary academies and one primary aged special school in our family of schools. All of our schools benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers, and share our values and beliefs. Spencer Trust academies share an ambition to deliver results that compete with the very highest performing schools in the country, and deliver a curriculum for students that is underpinned by breadth, opportunity and quality: one that seeks to give young people the opportunity to develop into well rounded global citizens that believe they can influence positive change in the world.


Our Mission is to deliver the best possible outcomes for children and young people.


Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, providing an outstanding education for local children.

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.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff and have demonstrable evidence of driving teaching and learning outcomes in the primary phase.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact Gary Staddon, Headteacher.

In line with safer recruitment policies references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 4th October 2022 23.59

Interviews will take place on: Wednesday 12th October 2022

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.

Using the application form

Please apply via the Spencer Academies Trust web site.

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About Hilton Spencer Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
692 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01283 732334

Primary School

School location

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