Principal, Nottinghamshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Rushcliffe SchoolNottinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L33-L39 plus Benefits Including Private Medical/Health Care
Contract term: Permanent


Rushcliffe School

Salary: Leadership L33-L39 plus Benefits Including Private Medical/Health Care (a higher salary may be negotiable for an exceptional candidate)

September 2019

The Spencer Academies Trust is seeking to appoint a Principal of Rushcliffe School. This is an unrivalled opportunity to lead an outstanding academy in West Bridgford, Nottingham and be part of an influential and high performing regional Trust with a national reputation for excellence.

The successful applicant will be an experienced and inspirational leader, with a track record of transformational leadership, confident and capable of leading an already successful academy to higher levels of performance and success, and delivering a breadth of opportunities and experiences for a highly aspirational student body and high performing staff team, as part of an equally aspirational and engaged local community.

With a belief that there can be no ceiling on student achievement and a passion for innovation and equality, the next Principal of Rushcliffe School will bring strategic direction and professional credibility, and importantly, articulate and deliver a clear vision for the school and community for the future. The Principal will lead the Academy with the full support of a strong collegiate Academy and Trust Team, an effective Local Governing Body and a Board of Directors, all of whom have an unshakeable shared belief that the children and young people of the West Bridgford  Community deserve a world-class education.

The Spencer Academies Trust wish to attract the widest possible field of leaders to this position, applications from experienced Principals are welcome, as are applications from senior leaders who can demonstrate a strong track record of sustained performance and school improvement.

For more information and full details of how to apply please visit our Trust and Academy websites:

For more information about the school and this role please visit: 

If you would like a confidential discussion about the role with Fraser Mitchell, SAT Director of Secondary Education, or would like to arrange a visit to the school  please contact Sue Richmond, Trust Recruitment Manager by email  on 

Application closing date: 8 am Tuesday 23 April 2019. 

To apply please submit an application using the online application form  together with your CV and a covering letter to 

We are aware that the Easter school closures are different across the country and therefore interviews will be over 2 days between 24 and 30 April – please indicate in your application if you are unavailable for interview between 24 and 26 April 2019

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.

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More about Rushcliffe School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Boundary Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 7BW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 115 9744050
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