Principal, Derby

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Derby Moor Academy and Sixth FormDerby

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L33-39
Contract term: Permanent


Derby Moor Academy

Salary: Leadership L33 – L39 & Benefits Including Private Medical/Health Care

September 2019

The Spencer Academies Trust is seeking to appoint a Principal of Derby Moor Academy. This is an unrivalled opportunity to lead an improving academy in the Derby City catchment 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 Derby Moor Academy will bring strategic direction and professional credibility, and most 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 Derby Moor 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: & or our recruitment microsite: 

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

Closing date for applications: 12:00pm Monday 25th March 2019

Interviews: w/c 1st 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. #aspiration #partnership #responsibility

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More about Derby Moor Academy and Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Moorway Lane, Littleover, Derby, Derbyshire, DE23 2FS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 772706
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