Vice Principal, Derbyshire

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Spencer Academies TrustDerbyshire
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Start date: Easter 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: competitve
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Salary: Competitive

Required for Easter 2018

The Spencer Academies Trust is looking to appoint two ambitious and effective senior leaders to take on the exciting role of Vice Principal effective from Easter 2018, at either Heanor Gate Science College or John Port Spencer Academy. We are looking for leaders who are dynamic, inspirational and passionate to join our schools and help lead our drive in becoming an outstanding trust. 

 Candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to lead, motivate and inspire staff and students to      reach the highest levels of achievement, along with outstanding classroom teaching
  • Whole school responsibility or significant contribution to whole school initiatives
  • The ability to operate at a strategic level including effective use of data,      self-evaluation and quality assurance processes

Leadership team members have flexible portfolios, we want the right people rather than particular specialisms. In addition, senior leaders are expected to make a contribution to Heanor Gate Scienc College or John Port Spencer Academy and support, where necessary, any of the Spencer Academies Trust schools.

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

Should you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Mrs Kerrie Broderick, PA to the Principal of Heanor Gate, by email at or Tracy Bradbury, PA to the Principal of John Port Spencer Academy by email at

No recruitment agencies please.

To apply, please complete the on-line application form, attaching a CV and making sure to clearly evidence your achievements against the person specification, and complete the equal opportunities monitoring form.

For us to adhere to safer recruitment guidelines and best practice, please ensure your completed application form:

(i) accounts for any gaps in employment, and

(ii) provides detail of all your employment by month as well as year.

Please also include the names, addresses, phone numbers and email contact details of two professional referees who must be your current and previous employers.

We are looking for applicants that are keen to join our Trust however if you do have a preference on which school you would wish to be considered for please indicate this in your personal statement 

The Spencer Academies Trust on-line applications can be accessed through

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

The closing date for applications is 9 a.m on Monday 15th January 2018.

The Spencer Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. This post will be subject to all relevant pre-employment checks including enhanced DBS with children barred list and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.

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More about Spencer Academies Trust
Address: C/o George Spencer Academy, Arthur Mee Road, Stapleford, Nottingham, NG9 7EW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 917 0100