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The Spires College is always seeking to recruit passionate and energetic teachers to join our learning community. If you are ambitious, innovative and dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people then this could be the perfect place for you! As a college we are committed to staff’s professional development and invest comprehensively in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners.

We offer:

  • excellent professional development
  • a high level of support for all new staff
  • an exciting and stimulating place to work in an ever improving environment.
  • modern, purpose-built facilities

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 school with a bilateral stream. We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. We have a modern, purpose-built building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff alike.

Current Vacancies


All applications must be made by completing an application form attached to each vacancy.

Assistant Principal: Teaching and Learning

We are seeking to appoint someone who is both an exceptional teacher and an ambitious, strategic leader to join our senior leadership team and to help lead the College towards ever greater success for our students.  Candidates will be talented, articulate and dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people in our school community. 

The Spires College is grounded in a belief that all students deserve the very best quality education and the successful applicant will play a pivotal role in ensuring this is what we accomplish.  This is therefore an excellent opportunity to build or extend a leadership profile towards headship, by making a significant impact on school improvement here at The Spires College.

This role is Assistant Principal: Teaching and Learning.  The key priority for the post holder will be ensuring that both students and staff are supported and guided in their learning, with no barriers to progress.  This will include taking the strategic lead on developing the quality teaching across the College, leading on CPD and ensuring planning, teaching and assessment are used consistently to the best effect.  Further aspects of the role will be determined according to the skills and experience of the successful candidate, however the post holder will be given the support and training required to understand all aspects of school leadership.

The successful applicant will:

  • Put children and young people first;
  • Be an excellent practitioner in the classroom;
  • Have a proven track record of school improvement at Middle or Senior Leadership level;
  • Have experience of leading teams and raising standards;
  • Understand and be able to articulate how they have used effective self-evaluation to raise standards;
  • Be confident to work with a degree of autonomy whilst also being collaborative and an effective team player;
  • Be an effective system leader with a clear understanding of process;
  • Have experience of developing the work of colleagues at various professional stages;
  • Be able to show how they have used performance management and accountability systems to improve performance;
  • Have proven leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire others;
  • Be a committed, highly-competent, reflective and resilient individual; 
  • Have a sense of humour and good interpersonal and communication skills.

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 School with a bilateral stream.   We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. We have a modern, purpose-built building offering fantastic facilities for both students and staff alike.  

For further details about the post including details of how to apply, please see the attached brochure.

Closing Date

Monday, 25 March 2019 - 12:00pm

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Performing Arts Technician

We are seeking to appoint a Performing Arts Technician to work closely with the Department of Creative Arts and Technologies.

We believe that Creative Arts and Technologies subjects play an exciting and leading role in enhancing the life, imagination and education of our students and the surrounding community.  Through an unrelenting focus on the highest quality teaching and learning, we seek to build an aspirational environment where students develop a love of learning and develop their creativity.

The Spires College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be.  As a School we are committed to the professional development of all staff.  
We offer:

  • excellent professional development and a wide range of professional opportunities;
  • a high level of support for all new staff;
  • the opportunity to work alongside excellent practitioners across the College and beyond;
  • an exciting, stimulating place to work in a friendly environment;
  • a modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities.

You will:

  • have experience in the use of a wide range of technical theatre equipment, including lights and digital audio; 
  • be approachable, resilient, calm and level headed;
  • be enthusiastic about giving young people the best possible start in life;
  • be self-motivated and able to prioritise demands;
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • be a team player, and be able to contribute to the shared responsibility ethos of our school.

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 School with a bilateral stream.   We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. 

For further details about the post including details of how to apply, please see the attached brochure.
 

Closing Date

Friday, 29 March 2019 - 12:00pm

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Teacher of Art and Photography (Maternity Cover)

Two terms (7 May – 31 December 2019)

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented teacher of Art and Photography to join The Spires College.  The facilities and resources enjoyed by the department are second to none and the College ensures all staff have a personalised CPD programme to support their career development.

If you are looking for an Art teaching post in which you can make a genuine difference to young people’s lives, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.  

At The Spires College we are passionate about the importance of creativity and energy in the classroom and fervently believe in the power of education to transform lives.  If you always aim to inspire and enthuse students through your teaching and are dedicated to bringing positive outcomes for all young people then please come and join us.  

The College is a close community, with a shared desire to be the best we can be.  As a School we are committed to staff’s professional development and invest heavily in ensuring our teachers grow and flourish as practitioners.  

We offer:

  • excellent professional development and a wide range of career development opportunities;
  • a high level of support for all new staff;
  • the opportunity to work alongside excellent practitioners across the College;
  • an exciting and stimulating place to work in a friendly environment.
  • a modern, purpose-built building and excellent facilities.

You will:

  • be, or have the potential to become, an exceptional and innovative classroom practitioner;
  • be committed to working in a close, collaborative team environment within the Creative Arts and Technologies Department;
  • be able to use excellent subject knowledge and a strong pedagogical understanding to successfully deliver the Art and Photography curricula;
  • be enthusiastic about giving young people the best possible start in life.

The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching.  The ability to teach to A Level is desirable but not essential.  We would welcome applications from newly qualified teachers or experienced teachers who wish to take advantage of a new challenge.

The Spires College is a co-educational, 11-18 School with a bilateral stream.   We are a friendly, caring school which puts the needs of our children at the heart of all we do. 

For further details about the post including details of how to apply, please see the attached brochure.

Closing Date

Friday, 29 March 2019 - 12:00pm

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ICT Network Manager

We require an innovative and skilled ICT Network Manager to lead the network team and to be responsible for development, maintenance and support of the college ICT network.

This post has a vital role in improving outcomes for our students through the effective development and implementation of our ICT Strategy to support teaching, learning and school support functions.  The post will be responsible for the maintenance of key ICT systems, infrastructure, servers and associated storage. 

If you are looking for a rewarding career with further opportunities for training and development, you can find further details of this position, including how to apply, in the attached brochure.

Closing Date

Wednesday, 3 April 2019 - 12:00pm

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