Assistant Head of Year

Full Time - Term Time Only
Arnold Hill Academy, Gedling Road, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 6NZ
Point 8-14, £16,799 - £18,919 (actual salary)

Arnold Hill Academy are seeking to appoint an Assistant Head of Year who will be part of a strong and successful Pastoral Team.

The Academy is looking for a driven and caring individual who can motivate and act as a role model to students. The position involves coordinating students, tracking progress and delivering guidance to a whole year group. Working in a team is vital as you will be working in close partnership with other Pastoral Leaders. You will be joining a forward looking and dynamic team which is warm and friendly, but which has high expectations of everyone. This post is to cover the maternity leave of the current post holder.

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:


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 Steve Colley, HR Assistant in the first instance on 0115 9554804. 

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at: 

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

Closing date for applications 9:00 Tuesday 21st January 2020

Interviews will take place the same week.


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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