Teacher of Mathematics, Nottinghamshire

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George Spencer AcademyNottinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019. However, an earlier start date of 23 April 2019 after the Easter break could be available for suitable candidates.
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

George Spencer Academy

A World Class School as designated in 2016 with ambition to continue at this prestigious level. George Spencer is an outstanding school with a national reputation for providing high quality education for students.

These two quotations say everything there is to say about life here:

"We are part of something special here." (student quote, Outstanding Ofsted report April 2010) 

“We are extremely lucky to come to this school. We feel like we’ve won the golden ticket”  (student quote Outstanding Ofsted May 2015)

Teacher of Mathematics

September 2019 or April 2019

Full time

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Teacher of Mathematics who is enthusiastic, inspirational and dynamic to join the Mathematics department at George Spencer Academy from September 2019. However, an earlier start date of 23 April 2019 after the Easter break could be available for suitable candidates.

The Mathematics department at George Spencer Academy are a vibrant, forward looking and supportive team who enjoy working together to ensure our students have the best possible experience in their Maths lessons. The department currently consists of eleven full time members of staff, including four TLR holders and 3 part time members of staff. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a teacher who really wants to make a difference to the lives of young people. George Spencer Academy achieved above national average results in all thresholds at Grade 4+ and Grade 5+ in Summer 2018 so you will be joining a team of strong team of professionals working towards the aim of delivering a high quality education which provides the best possible outcomes to each and every child regardless of background or ability.

All of our Maths teachers are keen to support students outside of lessons and we have an open door policy for all students seeking help. Teachers also offer various enrichment opportunities for students of all ages and abilities.

George Spencer Academy benefits from belonging to Spencer Academies Trust, which is an exceptional Trust and provides an outstanding education for local children. Our Trust is a model of national excellence and we work hard to inspire and motivate children to find their own passion for Mathematics by working through an engaging curriculum. You will be well supported by our team of teachers and Directors as you work to raise levels of attainment in all children. 

The Director team at Spencer Academies Trust take a lead role in the East Midlands West Maths Hub, which allows us to deliver a comprehensive programme of professional development to ensure all of our teachers are up to date with curriculum changes and how best to deliver these effectively.

If you require further information or for a conversation regarding the post, or if you would like to visit the school, please contact Deborah Bashton, Curriculum Leader of Mathematics, George Spencer Academy by phone on 0115 9170100 or email dbashton@george-spencer.notts.sch.uk 

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  

We offer outstanding career, training and R & D opportunities as a Teaching School licensed for Leadership Development programmes, SCITT provider, National Maths Hub, National Support, Advanced Consultant and Challenge Partner School which learns from international benchmarking and links. Accolades include International schools, Investors in People, Artsmark, ECO, Healthy Schools Awards, ICT mark and a Lead School in the Network of Computer Science Teaching Excellence

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. We have a successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning which ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. The Trust mission statement reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly-successful network of 17 schools (8 Secondary and 9 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire:

Vision 

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.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff.

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

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

Closing date for applications 8am 18th March 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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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Arthur Mee Road, Stapleford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 7EW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 917 0100
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