Teacher of English, Nottingham

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The Farnborough AcademyNottingham

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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.

Teacher of English 

Full time MPS/UPS 

Start date: January 2020 

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and dedicated teacher of English who has the ability to motivate students to achieve their full potential. The ideal candidate will be joining a successful, friendly and well-resourced faculty, who work collaboratively to contribute to excellent teaching and learning. We are looking for someone who will contribute to both our collegiate ethos and our continued record of excellent results.

To succeed in this role, you will have proven skills to help us create and deliver a curriculum that enthuses and engages students and staff, while fostering a love of language and literature across the key stages. You will be creative as well as inspirational and committed to your own professional development. Most of all you will love learning and want to recreate this in young people.

We are a friendly, successful and ambitious school where:

  • standards are consistently high
  • students and staff enjoy learning in a disciplined environment
  • good behaviour and respect is the norm
  • a culture of excellence and innovation prevails
  • change is embraced for continuous improvement

Spencer Academies 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:


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 

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at http://www.satrust.com/vacancies 

Closing date for applications: 15th October 2019 

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 enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.

More about The Farnborough Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Farnborough Road, Clifton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11 8JW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 115 9744444
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