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Job details
Employer George Spencer Academy
Location Nottinghamshire
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

The Spencer Academies Trust is a medium sized Trust which exists to make sure that every child, regardless of background, has access to a great 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: 

“To improve the life chances of children and young people by challenging and supporting all schools within the Trust on their journey to and beyond outstanding”.

Our highly-successful network of 10 schools (3 Secondary and 7 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire. Dame Susan Jowett is the Chief Executive Officer. Fraser Mitchell is the secondary education lead and Angela O’ Brien leads primary education. All three are National Leaders of Education.

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

“As the lead outstanding school in a growing multi- academy trust, we look forward to an exciting phase in our development, building on our national reputation for innovation in learning, leadership and professional development,” Susan Jowett, Chief Executive, The Spencer Academies Trust, NLE.

Teacher of Physics

September 2017

The Science faculty at George Spencer Academy provides an outstanding scientific education for its students overall, which is recognised by its designation as a Lead School for Science under Teaching School status.  We require a highly motivated and capable Teacher of Physics to be able to teach across the ability range including ‘A’ Level. This post is open to newly/recently qualified and experienced teachers.  The successful person will be joining a thriving Science team who deliver a comprehensive curriculum ensuring students enjoy and achieve. 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 

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

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact Neil Baker on

Applications for this post must be submitted via our online application via the Trust website

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

Closing date for applications Tuesday 21st March 12 noon

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 28th March 2017

The 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. 

About the employer

The George Spencer Academy is an oversubscribed 11-18 mixed comprehensive school of over 1400 students, including over 200 in the 6th Form.  It is situated close to the M1, six miles west of Nottingham City Centre and is easily accessible by roa...

Information about George Spencer Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Arthur Mee Road
United Kingdom
+44 115 917 0101