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Office Manager and PA to the Principal

Farnborough Spencer AcademyNottingham

Office Manager and PA to the Principal

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

NJC20-24 £25,990 - £28,672 per annum

Required from January 2022

Farnborough Spencer Academy is an exciting place to be and through our core values of achieve, believe, commit we develop the young people we work with to be able to ‘Do The Right Thing’ and flourish into respectable and highly functioning members of society.

We make no apology for having high expectations of all.  Our standards are built around a simple set of guiding principles referred to as ‘The Farnborough Way.’  These principles are the key to developing positive relationships within our community and between the academy and the wider community in Clifton and Nottingham.

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and dedicated Office Manager and PA to the Principal. The successful candidate will be an excellent organiser and team leader with previous PA experience or working at a higher administrative level to senior members of staff.  You will be creative as well as inspirational and committed to your own professional development.

The staff of the Academy make this pledge to our students and families:

  •     We believe in your right to receive a first-class education.
  •     We show pride in our academy community by valuing everyone for who they are.
  •      We have consistently high expectations of our whole academy community. achieve
        in all  that you do.
  •      We have consistently high expectations of our whole academy community.
  •     We create an environment where all feel safe, secure and supported.
  •     We want your eyes opened to life’s opportunities so that you aim high.

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 16 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.

If you would like to discuss the role,  please contact Lisa Clark by email on 

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.

Closing date for applications 9am Monday 13th December 2021

Interviews will take place between 15th and 17th of December 2021 (subject to change)

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.

Spencer Academies Trust is a Disability Confident Committed Employer

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