Head of Year, Nottingham

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The Farnborough AcademyNottingham
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,491 - £28,457NJC 23-28
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and dedicated Head of Year.

The Farnborough Academy is an exciting place to be. The academy opened in September 2014 and officially became part of the Spencer Academies Trust in October 2018. This has enabled the academy to access tailored support to ensure improvement. We are very proud of how rapidly the quality of teaching and the behaviour of pupils has improved and we are developing an academy that the pupils can be very proud of.

To succeed in this role, you will be inspirational and committed to your own professional development.

The academy has recently become part of Spencer Academies Trust, The 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 19 schools (8 Secondary and 11 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire:


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. 

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact Charlotte Feder: c.feder@thefarnboroughacademy.com  or call on 0115 974 4444.

 Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form.

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

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

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